Hoevet Olson Howes, PC

Hoevet Olson Howes, PC
  • Established in 1983
  • Firm Size 4
  • Peer Reviews
    4.9/5.0 (29)
    Client Reviews
    100% Recommended (2)
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About this firm

Hoevet Olson Howes, PC, defends people and organizations facing a broad range of criminal charges in state and federal court. The firm enjoys national recognition as a Best Law Firm for criminal defense.

The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. For that reason, Hoevet Olson Howes takes a team approach to cases. Together, four uniquely qualified attorneys combine experience with creativity to achieve client-focused solutions to criminal prosecutions. The four attorneys use a team approach, which lends each representation depth of experience and cutting edge strategies.

The firm was formed in 1983. Ron Hoevet enjoys an AV rating with Martindale Hubbell, the highest rating for both legal ability and professional standing in the legal community. Ron and Per are listed in US News Best Lawyers, with Ron Hoevet being recognized as 2012's Lawyer of the Year for “Criminal Defense: General Practice” and 2014's Lawyer of the Year for “Criminal Defense: White Collar” in Portland. All three partners have been recognized in Super Lawyers.

Areas of Practice (10)

Specific Practice Area and Industry Group Details across multiple offices:

  • Criminal Defense
  • Federal Court
  • White Collar Crime
  • Business Crimes
  • Drug Crimes
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Sex Crimes
  • Tax Law
  • Securities Fraud
  • Civil Forfeiture

People (4)

Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 (29 reviews)
  • Legal Knowledge

    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.9/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Review for Celia Howes by a Partner on 03/26/18 in Criminal Law

    Celia is a thoughtful problem solver and a confident advocate. I've seen her dive into to complex fact patterns and outwork her adversaries to position her clients for optimal results.

    Celia is a thoughtful problem solver and a confident advocate. I've seen her dive into to complex fact patterns and outwork her adversaries to position her clients for optimal results. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Review for Celia Howes by a Partner on 06/14/16 in Criminal Defense

    I referred a client to Celia Howes recently and was very pleased with the feedback I received regarding her representation. The referred client was involved in a very stressful and potentially life changing matter, and Celia handled it in a kind, pr... Read more

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    I referred a client to Celia Howes recently and was very pleased with the feedback I received regarding her representation. The referred client was involved in a very stressful and potentially life changing matter, and Celia handled it in a kind, professional and nonjudgmental manner. The referred client was very happy with both the representation and the outcome. Read less

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Client Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (2 reviews)
  • 100% (2 recommendations)
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    5.0/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    5.0/5.0
  • Value for Money

    5.0/5.0
  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Review for Celia Howes on 05/08/17 in Taxation.

    Celia Howe's is a great down to earth representative of the legal system. Her character speaks volumes in accomplishing the best results for justice! She is very professional, adequate and precise. Her council of representation is not rushed, and cro... Read more

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    Celia Howe's is a great down to earth representative of the legal system. Her character speaks volumes in accomplishing the best results for justice! She is very professional, adequate and precise. Her council of representation is not rushed, and crosses all T's and dots all I's. Read less

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  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Review for Per C. Olson on 02/25/11 in Criminal Law.

    His defense of my federal charges (8 counts of solicitation of murder originally) was amazing. My eventual acquittal was due to his outstanding work. Anyone that saw the initial media reports and indictment would agree that at the outset, the prospec... Read more

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    His defense of my federal charges (8 counts of solicitation of murder originally) was amazing. My eventual acquittal was due to his outstanding work. Anyone that saw the initial media reports and indictment would agree that at the outset, the prospect of an acquittal appeared rather bleak. His management of the pre-trial investigation was thorough and intelligent. He was frank and realistic when it came to what we were facing. He explored a number of strategies and combination of strategies. Read less

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