My main areas of focus are Criminal Defense, Estate Planning, Probate, Trust Administration, and Litigation Involving Trusts, Wills, Estates, and Inheritances. However, I am always interested in meeting with clients with other types of legal issues and I have the flexibility that is needed to serve almost any client’s needs.

Estate Planning

  • > Do I need a Will?
  • > How do I make sure my children are taken care of when I pass away?
  • > What is a Trust?
  • > How do I provide for a family member with special needs?
  • > How do I make sure that I am taken care of in my old age?
  • > Is there a way to plan my estate to reduce my estate’s tax burden?

You may have many questions about estate planning, and I'd be honored to help! Click below to find out more! -> Read more about Estate Planning

Criminal Defense

Have you been charged with a crime? It’s very important to contact an attorney as soon as possible if you have been charged with a crime or are being investigated on suspicion of having committed a crime. You can face serious consequences and you need an experienced Criminal Defense Attorney to advise you at every stage of the investigation and prosecution. -> Read more about Criminal Law


Has a family member, friend, or loved one recently passed away? Do you need help settling that person’s affairs and transferring the deceased’s property to those who are entitled to it? Please call the law office of David M. Mitchell. I am an experienced Oregon Probate Lawyer and can guide you through all the necessary steps of probate. I provide compassionate and diligent legal services to those who have recently been bereaved. Whether the decedent died leaving a Trust, Will, or nothing at all, I can be of assistance in advising and facilitating the transfer of the decedent’s property. -> Read more about Probate