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Mike Arnold

Mike Arnold

Oregon Trial Lawyer with High Profile Case Examples | Experienced Attorney
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Eugene, Oregon, lawyer Mike Arnold is an experienced trial lawyer with countless hours in front of Oregon juries in state, municipal and federal court. He has a special interest in cases involving falsely accused criminal defendants or Oregon businesses being pushed around by large corporations or the government. Mike was voted the Best Lawyer for DUII in Eugene by the Eugene Weekly the first and only year they hosted that award. However, the votes he is most proud of are votes by groups of six and twelve that result in two word jury verdicts after very short deliberations.

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University of Oregon School of Law
J.D. (2001) | Law
University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, Oregon Juris Doctorate, May 2001. Pro Bono Certificate; Criminal Law Certificate. GPA: 3.69/4.00. Rank: 18/151. Relevant Coursework: Crim. Law A+; Evidence A+; Con. Law II A+.
Honors: American Trial Academy’s Trial Advocate Award. | Wayne Morse Fellowship: Full-tuition scholarship awarded, 2000-01. | Orlando John & Marian H. Hollis Scholarship: For procedure/conflicts of laws interest. 2000-2001 | Outstanding Trial Advocate Awards: Awarded at Mock Trial regional competitions in 2000 & 2001. | James T. Landye Scholarship: Awarded for scholastic ability and interest in trial advocacy. | Bradley Scholarship.
Activities: National Mock Trial Competition: Selected to represent Law School at 2000 regionals in Albuquerque (advanced to quarterfinals) & 2001 regionals in Spokane. | National Moot Court Competition: Selected to represent law school at 1999 regionals at Gonzaga. | Client Counseling Competition: Competed in intra-school competition.
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Truman State University
B.A. (1997) | Political Science
Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri BA Political Science, summa cum laude, 1997. Minor: International Studies Cumulative GPA: 3.95/4.00; Major GPA: 4.00
Honors: summa cum laude |President’s Combined Ability Scholarship
Activities: Truman State Rugby: Started in 3 regional championships; 2 national championship Sweet-Sixteens; one national quarterfinal. Team ranked 6th in nation. Team President, 1997. Member, 1994-97. | Heart of America Rugby Union All-Star Team: 1996 (Dallas, TX) and 1997 (Austin, TX). | Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science National Honor Fraternity): President, 1997. Member, 1996. | Student Recreation Center Advisory Committee: Charter Member, 1997. | Allen Chapman Award for Exemplary Service: 1997.
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Professional Experience
Oregon Trial Lawyer
Law Office of Mike Arnold
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Mike assists clients with high-conflict legal matters including commercial/business litigation and federal cases, as well as state and municipal court criminal defense matters.
Managing Partner
Arnold Law
Leader of the Criminal Practice Team and Civil Practice Team. Lead trial lawyer for DUI, criminal defense, homicide, and "bet the company," high stakes civil litigation.
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Mike was listed as one of Oregon’s top trial attorneys by the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers after a selection process that included peer nominations combined with third-party research (criteria includes reputation among peers, judiciary, public; previous year’s verdicts as a trial lawyer; etc.).
Eugene’s Best DUI Lawyer
The Eugene Weekly
In 2014, Mike was named in The Eugene Weekly‘s “Best of Eugene” awards as “Eugene’s Best DUI Lawyer.”
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Oregon State Bar
ID Number: 011873
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9th Circuit
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Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Business Law
Business Litigation
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5729 Main St
No. 148
Springfield, OR 97401
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