Proudly serving the people of Jackson County
Charles has represented the very rich and very poor, the blue collar, white collar and no collar, when faced with the most traumatic of court cases: Criminal Prosecution, Divorce or Custody Proceedings, or Child Welfare Interventions.
Originally a staff attorney with the Jackson County Public Defenders from 1989 - 1997, Charles started his private practice in 1997. Practicing exclusively in Jackson County, Charles is very familiar with the local legal culture, practice and judiciary. He knows every prosecutor, family law attorney and child welfare case worker in Jackson County.
Charles emphasizes a no-nonsense approach to every case he handles, and explains all of the options available to his clients. In court every day, Charles has developed a reputation that he can be trusted.
Areas of practice
Charles Kochlacs helps people in Jackson County in the following areas of law:
3235 Hillcrest Park Drive 106
An experienced firm fighting for your rights
If you have been charged with a crime in Oregon, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side. For more than 20 years, Charles George Kochlacs, P.C. has been fighting to defend the rights of his clients. He has built his reputation on getting results. He is intimately familiar with all facets of the Oregon criminal justice system and has the knowledge and skill to make sure you understand your legal options and to guide you through the legal process.
For more than 20 years, Charles George Kochlacs, P.C. has represented clients in state and federal courts on charges ranging from minor offenses to serious felonies, including:
-Assault and battery
-Possession of drugs
-Theft and larceny
-Homicide - murder/manslaughter
-White collar crime
When you have charges on your record that you want eliminated, Charles George Kochlacs, P.C. can help you get those charges sealed or expunged or represent you in appellate court.
Going the extra mile to ensure your freedom
Charles George Kochlacs, P.C. goes the extra mile to ensure that you get the justice you deserve. He has taken an oath to provide exemplary service, an oath that he is dedicated to honoring. Through meticulous preparation and a firm attention to detail, his efforts are always focused on achieving that goal. He personally speaks with witnesses, combs through police records and examines the alleged crime scene thoroughly. He also brings in experts who challenge the prosecution and help prepare trial strategy.
1989, Oregon; U.S. District Court, District of Oregon; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
University of Oregon, J.D.
Oregon State Bar (Member, Sections on: Family Law; Criminal Law; Juvenile Law; President, Criminal Law Section, 1997-1998; Member, House of Delegates, 1996-1998); National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Life Member); Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (Life Member).
Associate Editor, Oregon Law Review, 1987-1988. Graduate, National Criminal Defense College. Jackson County Public Defenders Office, 1989-1997. NHTSA certificate: Standard Field Sobriety Testing.
Fielder v. Fielder 211 0r. App. 688 (2007); In re G.L. 238 Or. App. 546 (2010); Colson v. Peil 183 Or. App. 12 (2002)