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Practice Areas:

Serving Southern Oregon & Western Oregon with offices in Ashland & Portland.  

Criminal & Traffic Defense:

~ Defense against felony, misdemeanor, traffic, and violation charges 

~ Driving Under the Influence (DUII) defense

~ Drug & Medical Marijuana defense

~ Probation violation defense


~ Delinquency defense

~ School disciplinary defense



~ Speeding ticket defense


~ DMV suspension/revocation defense



~ Diversion, Conditional Discharge, Deferred Adjudication, Civil Compromise, and Optional Probation

~ Expungements

~ Clemency and Pardons 

~ Habeas Corpus relief

~ Mandamus actions



~ Direct appeals to the Oregon Court of Appeals and Oregon Supreme Court

~ Post-Conviction Relief

~ Circuit Court Appeals from DMV and administrative hearings, Municipal Courts, and Justice Courts



Professional, Non-profit, and Business Entity Defense & Counsel:


~ Professional, Non-profit, and Business Entity defense in criminal and noncriminal governmental enforcement actions  

~ Licensure, regulatory compliance, best practices, entity formation, tax planning, landlord/tenant relations, insurance, bookkeeping, and other issues

~ Medical Marijuana facility defense & counsel 

~ Licensure Defense for state-licensed professionals



~ OLCC licensee defense & counsel

~ Adult & Sex Industry defense & counsel




~ Lottery and social gaming licensee defense & counsel


Morningstar Legal Arts.  Jonah Morningstar, JD.  503.836.3420 (Portland).  541.482.2533 (Ashland).  1001 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 1415, Portland, Oregon, 97204.  534 Washington Street, Ashland, Oregon, 97520.