Assisting clients in Umatilla, Morrow, Union, Baker, Grant, and Wallowa counties.
Criminal Defense — Eastern Oregon
We listen. We care.
We protect your rights and freedom.
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is continually evolving, presenting new complications to our daily lives.
As we navigate these challenging times, we want to assure our clients that we remain committed to providing trusted and effective legal guidance. In compliance with social distancing guidelines, we’re proud to offer phone consultations to assist you with your legal needs.
At Pendleton Law, LLC, we believe in taking the time to listen carefully to our clients’ concerns. We proudly provide compassionate, effective, and aggressive criminal defense services to individuals and families throughout Eastern Oregon.
If you are facing DUII charges, we know how overwhelmed you must feel by the prospect of losing your license, paying fines, or even spending time in jail. We will address your concerns and help you successfully walk through this process.
Most drug crimes in Oregon carry significant penalties, but we can push back. We will help you understand your rights and work hard to fiercely defend your freedom.
Property Crime Defense
If you are facing charges relating to property crimes, such as theft, vandalism, identity fraud, or burglary, our firm can help. We will make sure that your side of the story is heard.
If your child is facing juvenile criminal charges, it is only natural that you are afraid for your child’s future. We are here to reassure your family while building a strong defense that aggressively protects your child’s rights.
We’re on your side and ready to help
Sound and effective criminal defense and private investigation for clients in Pendleton, Hermiston, Umatilla, & Milton-Freewater.
“Jody did an excellent job on my case. She knew exactly how to deal with the issue at hand and was relentless in pursuit of victory.”GregClient
“Thank God someone referred me to Jody. She was very diligent, thorough, and professional. She wrote a brief to suppress the evidence and it was so effective that the prosecutor did not even try to refute her argument.”Clientvia Avvo
“Needless to say Jody Stutsman Vaughan "doesn't play." We won! She's a fighter. She's smart. I highly recommend hiring her.”Clientvia Avvo
ATTORNEY JODY VAUGHAN ESQ.
Over 30 years of experience as a prosecutor & over 300 criminal trials.
Ms. Vaughan has tried over 300 trials, ranging from simple misdemeanors to murder, since being admitted to the Oregon State Bar Association in 1984. She has dedicated her career to ensuring that the rights of those she defends are protected, regardless of their charges.
LEGAL ASSISTANT AMBER GILBERT
Over 12 Years of Legal Assistance
Amber has extensive knowledge about the way our local criminal justice system works and has developed an extensive network of relationships within that system.