Firm Overview

Primarily personal injury and criminal law

Example cases

Recovered $63,000.00 in soft tissue injury case on $7,000.00 medical bills. Criminal defense: my client was acquitted by a jury on attempted murder charge.

Main Office

940 Astor Street
Suite B
Astoria  OR  97103

  • (503) 325-5770
  • (503) 325-5796


Free Initial Consultation?

Personal Injury, free consult no time limit.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

$180.00 per hour. Nolo clients: $150.00 per hour.

Hourly Rates


Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday 9-5.
Emergency After Hours: I am always available.

Office Manager


Emergency After Hours


Languages Spoken


Is your firm willing to help a client with one discrete part of a case, without taking on the whole case?

Depends on what it is.

What are your policies about dividing work within the firm to make the process most cost-effective for the client?

I am a sole practitioner at this time.

How frequently does your firm use mediation, arbitration, or collaborative law to resolve cases?

25% of the time or whenever it is beneficial to the client.

Does your firm provide pro bono legal services or otherwise participate in your community?


What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Personal attention by me. I do not delegate any duties to anyone.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

I keep all my clients informed of their cases progress and encourage my clients to do any legal research they wish and will help to direct them to the proper channel.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?


Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?


Jerry Widawski

Established in Oregon in 2000, in California in 1994

I am a sole practitioner at this time.

  • Bar Number: 004465
    Oregon , 2000

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