Criminal Defense Attorney in Marion County

For more than 40 years, Richard L. Cowan, Attorney at Law, has been zealously representing clients in the areas of criminal law, driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUII), and civil rights violations. He recognizes that each individual is unique and has a special story to tell.

No matter what the issue or charges, he listens attentively without judgment. He then taps into his experience and knowledge to pursue an outcome that is in the best interest of the client.

Criminal Defense

Since his admission to practice law in 1977, Attorney Cowan has dedicated himself to his criminal defense clients. He has represented those charged with all types of offenses, with an emphasis on defending those charged with sexual crimes.

No case is too small or too large for him. Whether you have been charged with a misdemeanor or felony, he will pull out all the stops to see that you obtain a result that is just and fair. In the process of his representation, he will see that all of your constitutional rights are protected. This includes:

  • Your Fourth Amendment right to be free from warrantless searches and seizure without probable cause.
  • Your Fifth Amendment right to remain silent and to due process of law.
  • Your Sixth Amendment right to a speedy trial and to confront witnesses against you.

DUII Defense

A conviction for driving while under the influence of intoxicants (DUII) has serious penalties and consequences for your personal life. You may be unable to pursue certain careers and may lose a professional license.

You need a defense attorney, like Attorney Cowan, who has been defending clients from DUII charges for more than 40 years. He knows his way around the courtroom and has a track record of success.

Civil Rights

Police misconduct is on the rise and more and more people are having their convictions reversed. Some spent years in prison and had their lives essentially stolen from them. Richard Cowan, Attorney at Law, dedicates a substantial percentage of his law practice to helping those who suffered from civil rights violations to receive adequate and fair compensation for their losses.

Contact Attorney Richard L. Cowan

The office of Richard Cowan, Attorney at Law, is located in Salem, but he represents clients throughout the state of Oregon including those in Benton, Linn, Polk, Marion and Yamhill Counties. For any of your needs involving criminal defense in general, DUII specifically, or a violation of your civil rights, contact him at (503) 585-3351.

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