Practice Areas

Business Law and Litigation

The Law Office of J. Clay McCaslin offers a broad array of legal services to small business owners, financial institutions and individuals in northwest Oregon. Over the years, our principal and founding attorney, J. Clay McCaslin, has handled cases ranging from simple contractual disputes to large-scale financial fraud and corporate misconduct. We are experienced in...

Criminal Defense

We understand that people sometimes make poor choices, that sometimes people find themselves in the wrong place at the wrong time, and that bad things sometimes happen to good people. At the Law Office of J. Clay McCaslin, representing clients charged with DUII is a priority. When appropriate, we assist our clients in gaining entry...

Criminal Records Expungement

The consequences of a criminal conviction can go well beyond jail time and fines. A criminal conviction in the public record can affect your future in ways you may not even realize, from job eligibility to foreign travel to negative effects on your credit rating. If you have a criminal conviction on your record and...

DUI/DUII Defense

Driving under the influence of intoxicants (“DUII”) may be a common criminal offense, but the consequences of a DUII conviction are certainly not minor. In Oregon, conviction on a single charge of DUII can result in severe criminal penalties, including monetary fines and jail time. If you are arrested and charged with DUII in or...

DUI/DUII Diversion

A single conviction of driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUII) can carry serious consequences, including jail time and substantial monetary fines. You may feel overwhelmed by the prospect of hefty fines, the threat of losing your license and the possibility of jail time. Fortunately, if this is the first time you have faced DUII...

Insurance Law

When you enter into a contract with an insurance company, you expect that your needs will be taken care of in the event of a catastrophe or other loss. Unfortunately, you may find that you are not in good hands with your insurance company, and that your insurance company is not on your side. When...

Motor Vehicle Accidents

Thousands of Americans are injured in motor vehicle accidents every year. Of these, many are unsure of their rights. Instead, they entrust their case to an insurance claims adjuster, hoping that their legal rights are being protected and their best interests are being served. In the vast majority of these cases, unfortunately, nothing could be...

Personal Injury

A serious accident or injury can be a devastating and potentially life changing event. In addition to the physical pain that you are experiencing and the need for ongoing medical treatment, you may have lost time from work and are probably facing mounting medical bills. This may be one of the most difficult periods of...

Police Misconduct and Civil Rights

One of the primary goals and functions of the U.S. Constitution is to safeguard the rights and liberties of private citizens against unreasonable intrusions by the government, including the police. The protections that we enjoy under the Constitution include the right to be free from the abuse of police power, such as unlawful and unwarranted...