Damien is professional, helpful, thorough, and personable. I don’t live in OR, so it is important that I have someone in OR who I can trust help me through the DUII process and be my representative in my absence. Damien has proven his trust. He was able to expedite my return home, and has been a great representation for me in OR – reducing the number of visits I would have had to make back. He found mistakes made by the arresting office, and notified the court and MVD of the mistakes. The outcome was that my drivers license was not suspended for any length of time. He has given me great advise without being pushy. I’ve never felt rushed or judged in any conversation with him. He listens to my needs and acts on behalf of my best interests and my wishes. He watched the entire video of my arrest, something like 2 hours – he’s thorough. I highly recommend him.
A huge help!
I recently hired Damien after he was recommended to me. I wish I had hired him sooner. I made the mistake of thinking that diversion was a simple process and that I didn’t need a lawyer if I wasn’t going to trial. I entered diversion without talking to anyone except my family and ran into problems with the program. After a warrant was issued for my arrest I hired Damien to help sort out the mess. He helped me understand where I went wrong, take care of the warrant, and get back on track. I wish I had hired him at the beginning, it would have made everything easier.
Hardworking, Trustworthy, and Dependable
I’ve known Damien personally for many years and when I found myself wrongly accused in a civil matter, I turned to Damien for help even though this situation was outside of his speciality in criminal law. During our time working together he proved himself to hardworking, trustworthy, and dependable. He listened to my goals, fought for me, and achieved a very good result for me. I whole-heartedly recommend Damien to anyone needing an excellent attorney!
I have worked with other attorney’s in the past, but I recently hired Damien for assistance with a felony case in Multnomah County and if I am ever in need of an attorney again I will be calling Damien. He clearly knew the law and how the system worked. He was easy to communicate with and kept me informed of everything that was happening with my case. Whenever I had questions, Damien was easy to reach and had answers for me quickly. He was there for me through the entire process and I always felt like I was in good hands. If you are in need of a defense attorney, you can’t do better than Damien.
Damien was the nicest most genuine person to work with. He definitely went above and beyond to help me and was so compassionate. I appreciated all his help that he did for me and I also know my family appreciates all that he did. He fought for me and was able to help me through one of the toughest times of my life. He worked super hard for me and I am beyond grateful to him. I felt comfortable speaking to him and even on the weekends or when he was on vacation he always got back to me to answer any questions I might have had. He always reached out and made sure that I was in the loop on everything that was going on. During court he was a straight shooter and explained to me what was going to happen and I felt extremely prepared to walk into court knowing what was going to happen. Damien is the best of the best and I am forever grateful to him.
It was an excellent service and Damien was available whenever I need him. He was on top of all tasks and I really appreciate his support.
Best Lawyer Ever!
Damien was great, faced with a difficult case, he did his homework and was fearless fighting for what was right, not just easy. He laid out our options and his recommendation then put his full effort into my decision. And won.
Expertly handled my case exactly as promised
I recently found out about a charge against me with a warrant when it showed up on a background check. The ticket issuing officer waited almost a year to file the ticket, and the charges were increased to a felony due to my not appearing for the court date I didn’t know about. My employer only gave me two weeks to take care of the situation before their corporate legal department advised I’d need to be terminated. I called a number of lawyers offices before coming across Damien Donnelly-Cole. In each call I had to explain my entire situation to one of the lawyers disinterested assistants or receptionist only for them to tell me that the case couldn’t be handled in that time frame or that they weren’t interested in assisting me. When I called Damien’s office it was a totally different experience. He personally answered the phone and not only did Damien legitimately sound like he cared, he said he would do what he could to wrap up the case within the specified time frame. Damien did everything he said he would do by the time he said he would consistently. He kept in touch throughout the entire process, never pushed me to make decisions that would cost me more (as most other lawyers often do in my experience) and he was pleasant and considerate when answering any questions I had (and there were many) throughout the entire ordeal. Damien not only took care of my case, he managed to get my charges reduced. He completed this at a reasonable price and in as timely of a manner as this particular court would allow. Damien kept all of our conversations professional and maintained a great attitude throughout. I am extremely grateful that I found Damien to assist with my situation and I highly recommend him to anyone needing legal assistance in the state of Oregon.
Would Not Hesitate To Recommend
Damien is a very professional attorney and one that genuinely cares about his client’s well-being. Damien kept me informed about my case the entire time, fully advising me about all available options while providing a realistic picture of the situation. He did everything he could to help me out of a most difficult situation. I was truly fortunate to have found him and would not hesitate to recommend Damien to anyone in trouble and needing assistance.
Damien was conscientious, and helped greatly with special needs that I have. My experience would have been a nightmare without him. I am so appreciative, and would recommend him in a heartbeat to anyone!
Outstanding and Effective
I was driving on I-5 when I was a victim of road rage. After being chased and ultimately hit by this other driver I stopped to get help from a Multnomah sheriff’s deputy who proceeded to charge both of us with several diving related crimes. This is when I hired Damien. Over the next few months Damien worked tirelessly to get my changes droped. Despite several obstacles with the Multnomah County prosecutor’s office and an unreasonable prosecuting attorney Damien through his knowledge and persistence got all of my charges dropped. Damien is an outstanding attorney who I would not hesitate to use him in the future. If you need a attorney I highly recommend Damien.
Against All Odds
Damien Donnelly-Cole re-instilled hope to my family and myself through overwhelming odds. Damien is proactive, tactical, efficient, and his methods are amazing. To say he’s knowledgeable is a serious understatement. Mr. Donnelly-Cole is a prodigy and wizard in his field.
Exceeded My Expectations
I had an outstanding DUI charge I needed resolved. I reached out to Damien after he came highly recommended on Avvo. Being in another state it was important to me that I work with someone who was easy to communicate with. Damien was honest about how he could help my situation, and worked diligently to help get my issue resolved quickly. He was always available to update me on how things were moving along, and was able to work out a favorable outcome for my situation. I would highly recommend Damien to anyone who is in need of legal services.
I strongly recommend this law firm. Mr Donnelly-Cole has been extraordinary in my case. His defense counsel work and understanding of the law has been absolutely top notch. Additionally, he is not just highly professional, but very personable. I will return to him to hire in the future if needed. He has helped me, vigorously, at every stage.
One of the Best
I had a third DUII ten years ago lost my drivers license as a permanent revocation. I was told that after ten years I could petition the court and maybe be able to drive again. It is my understanding that I am one of VERY FEW that have been able to do this thus far… So at the end of ten years I was ready to do this. I didn’t have lots of cash and was thinking of trying to do this on my own with no experience in these matters. I was having troubles filing papers and getting started so I started calling lawyers for advice looking for someone to consult with, still thinking I would do this myself. After talking to Damien on the phone more than once, I found someone that seemed to really care and want to help me. He gave me some good advice on the phone, more that anyone else would. The more I thought about it I decided to have Damien represent me in my case. I must say the best money I spent in years. Damien was not only easy to talk to but made me feel comfortable that he truly had MY best interests in mind. Damien not only called me when he said he would he also contacted my witnesses that were willing to give testimony in my case when he said he would. I had good feed back from my witnesses, they all commented on how easy Damien was to talk with and that he seemed to have my interests in mind and how professional he was. I never once felt that I was just a number or my case wasn’t important. I got quick favorable results with Damien S Donnelly-Cole! I feel that he is one of the best if not the best attorney I have had to deal with… Sad to say I have to deal with a few… I would look for him again if needed… NOT PLANNING ON IT THOUGH
Exceeded our hopes and expectations
I have never had to hire a defense attorney in the past, but I have served on several juries. I was often appalled at the shoddy representation provided by some of the lawyers I saw in action.
When my son, Eric, needed an attorney, he asked for my help in selecting one. We did our homework before contacting Damien, but we were still concerned that Eric’s future relied on the expertise and professionalism of someone who was virtually unknown to us.
We both agree that Damien performed above and beyond our expectations. He clearly and concisely outlined for us how Eric’s case would move through the legal system, and the most likely outcomes at each stage. The case progressed exactly as he projected. In meetings with the prosecution and the judge, Damien was prepared, resourceful and professional. In our experience he always had anticipated their questions and positions in advance of the meetings and hearings, and was well prepared to continue moving the case towards an exceptional final resolution.
In addition to providing outstanding representation and sound advice, Damien was exceptionally responsive and conscientious. He made every effort to be accessible despite his other obligations. He thoughtfully answered all of our questions, no matter how trivial or repetitive they were.
Finally, even though Damien would have made a lot more money had the case gone to trial, he negotiated an excellent and early resolution to the case. He then refunded a significant portion of the retainer. Hopefully neither of us ever will need representation again, but if we do, we will not hesitate before contacting Damien.
Review of Damien Donnelly-Cole
Damien provided excellent council before, during and after my DUII court court case. Prior to court he provided detailed information regarding how the process worked. He answered my many questions clearly and made sure I correctly understood the likely outcomes of the different options available. He also explained in detail the process that would occur the day of court and attended with me. This was very helpful as the process moves fast without much explanation of what you are supposed to do. His follow up afterwards was also quite thorough. He made clear he was available to help resolve any follow up issues that cropped up. All in all, I was very comfortable working with him and would recommend him without reservation.
“Damien made me feel very comfortable. Under very uncomfortable circumstances he led me thru everything with all my options and set me at ease. I would very much recommend his services to anyone in need of a lawyer.”
I Couldn’t Ask for a Better Lawyer
“I hired Damien Donnelly-Cole after I was charged with a DUII that resulted in a pretty bad accident. Not only am I grateful that nobody was hurt, but I’m also very relieved that I chose to hire Damien. He was there for me every step of the way. Not only did he help me with the DMV and the Court, but he also helped me as I struggled with the issues in my life that brought me to such a low point. Thank you Damien for your time, help, and patience.”
Helped a Worried Mom
“No parent wants to see their child in legal trouble. In fact, we didn’t know what to do, we had not been in any legal trouble. Damien was recommended to us and our working relationship was excellent. Emails were responded to the same day, information about what to expect was thoughtfully presented. Thank you, Thank you!”
A heartfelt yet swift lawyer
“Damien S. Donnelly-Cole really eased my legal situation and gave me peace of mind during a time of great turmoil, but he also gave me realistic advice and not empty promises. When I walked out of court I felt reassured that my legal issues could be resolved and I could move on with my life. Thank you so much Damien for your time and patience.”
IF YOU ARE FACING A DUI CHARGE…
“Damien is an honest, trustworthy attorney who I have felt comfortable with since our initial conversation a few months back. He has been very professional, understanding, and has responded quickly to any and all of my questions and concerns. I recommend Damien if you find yourself in a bind.”
Knowledgeable, Skilled, and Friendly
“I use Damien as a legal consult to better understand my rights regarding medical marijuana in the state of Oregon. He is very knowledgeable and demonstrates exceptional skill conveying the laws to me in a way that is clear and helpful. In addition to his legal knowledge he is just a friendly person who I enjoy interacting with. I’d highly recommend Damien to anyone seeking legal consultation or representation.”
Above and Beyond
“Damien Donnelly-Cole is an excellent lawyer who went above and beyond his duties to ensure thorough communication and honest judgment when working with me on my case, plus his services are priced fairly! Even though I live out of the State of Oregon, Mr. Donnelly-Cole was prompt and upfront in relaying the details of my case and what I could expect next, and he clarified the legal process so that I could make informed choices on how to proceed. He conducted himself professionally and courteously, and I couldn’t have asked for a better outcome. I highly recommend Mr. Donnelly-Cole’s legal services – he is a lawyer with integrity!”
Best Possible Outcome
“I feel that Damien was able to get the best possible outcome for me. I am very appreciative of all the excellent work that was performed by Damien”
“I have worked with Damien for over a year in a professional capacity. He is kind, compassionate and very intelligent. I have watched him navigate complicated situations and still find solutions that best meet the needs of his clients. I have never had reason to question his integrity. I have no hesitation to give him my highest recommendation.”
Attentive and Helpful
“Damien was attentive and helpful in all aspects throughout my time with him. He answered all the questions I had (which were many) so I understood the process moving forward and am confident he will be there to help in any other way during the next few months.”
My Life Is So Much Better
“I could not have asked for a better lawyer! I was in a lot of trouble and when other lawyers told me I was SOL he told me all the things I could do to make it right! I did all those things and because of that my life is so much better now! I owe much of my sobriety to him. I walked out of court so happy. I would have given him a giant hug if I could! 🙂 thank you Damien!”
I Highly Recommend Calling Damien
“Hiring a lawyer to help me with my DUI was difficult. My arrest and subsequent court appearances were in Oregon, and I live in Washington … Damien travelled three hours for my court appearance, He coordinated my legal issues in Oregon with my Washington attorney. He told me what he would do, and he did it. He told me what he needed me to do, and I did it. I highly recommend calling Damien Donnelly-Cole for legal representation.”
Explained Patiently and Thoroughly
“Damien and, his assistant Paula, provided most excellent legal service in a rather stressful situation. Communication was excellent. Legal jargon was explained patiently and thoroughly. Questions were responded to almost immediately. I do not plan on ever needing their legal service again, but I would most certainly recommend Damien to all my friends and family.”
A Huge Relief Once We Hired Damien
“Damien was perfect for my daughter. He was very calm and quiet and professional in his dealings with her and she found this to be reassuring. Damien was careful to make sure both she and I understood what was going on and what was going to take place. Legal issues are very overwhelming and frightening when trying to navigate the system on your own. It was a huge relief once we hired Damien to take our daughters cases and the experience went very smoothly and quickly. We consider this to be money well spent.”