Lawrence Matasar pc

Attorney at Law
(503) 228-0487

Lawrence Matasar is committed to providing the highest quality legal representation to persons and companies facing serious accusations. He handles criminal cases in state and federal court as well as allegations of professional misconduct by administrative and regulatory agencies.

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Lawrence Matasar has been honored every year since 1999 in The Best Lawyers in America. He is listed for both Criminal Cases – White Collar and Criminal Cases – Non-White Collar. He has been acknowledged in the local press as “one of Portland’s top criminal defense lawyers,” and as “one of the best in the business.”



Oregon Supreme Court

Established precedents in Oregon Supreme Court concerning prosecutorial interference with defense investigation and the criminal defense lawyer’s ability to preserve client secrets.


Obtained dismissal for physician charged with federal Medicare fraud. Obtained dismissal for criminal defense attorney charged with contempt.


Won acquittal for Portland Police Sargent accused of multiple felony thefts.  Won acquittal for criminal defense attorney charged with bribing witnesses.