Former O'Connor Weber Client Exonerated

Former O’Connor Weber client Jesse Johnson was exonerated after serving 25 years in prison. Jed Peterson and Ryan O’Connor reversed Jesse’s case in the Oregon Court of Appeals in 2021.

Ryan O'Connor featured on Superlawyers Magazine

Ryan O’Connor is featured on the annual edition of the Superlawyers Magazine for his work in Watkins v. Ackley.

Lindsey Burrows wins two Oregon Supreme Court cases!

O’Connor Weber attorney Lindsey Burrows won two significant Oregon Supreme Court cases in the same day on October 4, 2018, a rare accomplishment for an Oregon appellate attorney.

OPB features Lindsey Burrows expertise about City of Portland anti-camping law

Yesterday, Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) featured Ms. Burrows’s case because a federal appellate court struck down a similar ordinance from Boise, Idaho. ( “State v. Barrett OPB article”) As Ms. Burrows explained in the article, “The 9th Circuit case isn’t binding on the Oregon Court of Appeals, but it is very persuasive, since Boise’s ordinance is so similar to Portland’s[.]”

O'Connor Weber team updates

The lawyers at O’Connor Weber won significant cases recently in post-conviction and on direct appeal of criminal convictions. This post summarizes a few recent developments.

O'Connor Weber Lawyers Argue 8 Cases in Oregon Supreme Court since January 2018

The Oregon Supreme Court has heard eight cases from the O’Connor Weber team, Ryan, Jason, Jed, and so far this year. The cases cover a broad range of topics and raise complicated procedural and constitutional issues.

Court of Appeals Win: Case Returned to Washington County for New Trial

The Court agreed with Ryan O’Connor’s argument that his client’s active mental health crisis meant that he could adequately understand and waive his Miranda rights.

Lindsey Burrows featured on XRAY FM

Attorney Lindsey Burrows works with community police-reform advocates and City Council to craft a replacement for the 48-hour rule.

New team member Lindsey Burrows gets Supreme Court Review!

The Supreme Court granted review on a case regarding police search warrant regulations.

Oregon Innocence Project: Oregon Supreme Court Orders Review of Aggravated Murder Case

The Oregon Supreme Court has ordered review of the lower courts’ decision to deny post-conviction relief to an Oregon woman currently serving a life sentence for aggravated murder.

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