Terri Wood

Terri Wood
Firm: Terri Wood
Address: 730 Van Buren St.
Eugene, OR 97402-4804
Office Hours: Normal business hours plus evening appointments until 7 p.m.
Phone: 541-484-4171
Fax: 541-485-5923
E-mail: Contact Us
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Web site: http://www.terriwoodlawoffice.com

Position Areas of Practice Litigation Percentage
Bar Admissions Education Honors
Lawyer Profile:

Terri Wood is a top-rated trial attorney with 30 years experience exclusively in criminal defense. The firm specializes in defending persons accused of major felonies in the state and federal courts, including federal drug trafficking and conspiracies, white collar crimes,  federal firearms offenses,  bank robberies, drug possession, delivery and manufacturing, sex crimes, child pornography, Measure 11 assaults and kidnapping, domestic violence, and vehicular homicide. Attorney Terri Wood has represented clients in courts throughout Oregon, including Eugene, Springfield, Albany, Corvallis, Salem, Portland, Bend, Medford, Grants Pass and Florence. The firm contracts with private investigators and forensic experts to vigorously challenge the prosecution's case. Attorney Terri Wood has won  "Not Guilty" jury verdicts in murder, child sex abuse, and other hard-to-defend cases. Her legal abilities have earned the highest  peer-reviewed rating of "AV" in Martindale-Hubble, as well as recognition in The Best Lawyers In America,  Oregon's Super Lawyers, and The National Trial Lawyers "Top 100" trial attorneys in Oregon. The firm provides the highest quality legal services at competitive rates. Flexible  office hours, including evening appointments, and  a court-certified Spanish interpreter, are available. SE HABLA ESPANOL, INTERPRETES DISPONIBLES.

Current Employment Position(s):
Sole Practitioner

Areas of Practice:
Criminal Law
Child Sex-Abuse
Drug Trafficking
Federal Crimes
Litigation & Appeals
Major Felony Crimes
Measure 11
White Collar Crimes
Litigation Percentage:
99% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar Admissions:
U.S. District Court District of Oregon, 1989
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1990
Oregon, 1988
University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, 1981
Honors: With Honors

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1975
Honors: With High Honors

Classes/Seminars Taught:
Instructor, Trial Advocacy Classes, University of Oregon Law School

“Addressing Diversity Issues During Voir Dire,” Author and co-presentor, OSB Criminal Law Section, 16th Annual Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice, 2003 - Present

“Keeping Prejudice Out of the Jury Room: Voir Dire for the Minority Defendant”, Author and presentor, OCDLA Annual Conference, 2003 - Present

“An Investigative-Reporter-Turned-Lawyer’s Tool Bag for Discovery in Complex Cases (and Cracking the Cartwright Code), Author and presentor, OCDLA “Dissecting the Complex Case” seminar, 2001 - Present

“Theory of the Case: Voir Dire and Closing,”Author and presentor, OCDLA “Sex Crimes: Defending the Accused” seminar, 1995 - Present

“Getting Discovery: Oregon Statutory Basis and Developments in the Law", Author and presentor, OCDLA “Discovery and Trial Preparation” seminar, 1992 - Present

Presented analysis and ideas for federal sentencing strategy post-Booker, Leader, break-out session, Defender Services Division Training Branch, “Winning Strategies”, 2005 - Present

"Open Doors to Federal Courts" program participant, United States District Court, District of Oregon

Honors and Awards:
The Best Lawyers in America

"AV" rated, Martindale-Hubble

Oregon Super Lawyers

The National Trial Lawyers "Top 100" Trial Lawyers in Oregon

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, September 30, 1988 - Present

OCDLA Capital Defenders Association, October 30, 1990 - Present

The National Trial Lawyers, January 1, 2008 - Present

Lane County Bar Association, August 1, 2010 - Present
Board of Directors

Lane County Public Defender Services, February 1, 2010 - Present
Board of Directors

Roland K. Rodman Inns of Court, October 1, 2000 - Present

Pro Bono Activities:
University of Oregon Law School Mock Trial Judge
University of Oregon Death Penalty Panel Discussion
Past Pro-tem Judge for Lane County Oregon District and Circuit Court
Birth Information:
West Practice Categories:
Criminal Defense, Litigation & Appeals, Sexual Abuse, White Collar Crimes, Drug Violations

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