Hunt & Associates P.C.

Jan 25, 2016

Recent Changes to Oregon’s Expungement Law Allow More People to Make a Fresh Start

Recent changes to Oregon’s expungement statute (ORS 137.225) expand the list of crimes that can be expunged while shortening the waiting periods for those eligible for expungement. For example, convictions for contributing to the sexual delinquency of a minor, rape III, sexual abuse III and sodomy III may be expunged if the person seeking expungement has obtained a court order relieving them of the obligation to report as a sex offender. Convictions for certain Class … Read more

Dec 2, 2015

Stay off the Tracks! What is the Difference Between Proper and Improper Parallel Proceedings?

“Department policy is that criminal prosecutors and civil trial counsel should timely communicate, coordinate, and cooperate with one another and agency attorneys to the fullest extent appropriate to the case and permissible by law, whenever an alleged offense or violation of federal law gives rise to the potential for criminal, civil, regulatory, and/or agency administrative parallel (simultaneous or successive) proceedings.” Memorandum from the Attorney General of the United States. January 30, 2012.

“To be parallel, … Read more

Dec 1, 2015

Hunt & Associates, PC Introduces Matt Zekala – The Newest Member of Our Team

Hunt & Associates, PC

is pleased to announce that

Matthew E. Zekala

has joined the firm

as an Associate Attorney

We now introduce Matt Zekala who has just joined our firm as an associate attorney.

In 1998 Matt left his hometown of New York City and moved to Portland which has been his home ever since. Matt graduated magna cum laude from Portland State University and earned his law degree from Lewis & Clark Law … Read more