Professional Criminal Defense and Advocacy

Serving all of Oregon with an emphasis on Medford, Jackson County, and Southern Oregon

Meet Christopher Missiaen


Experienced, Dedicated Attorney Who Always Stands Up For His Clients

I have worked as a criminal defense attorney in Jackson County since 2007. I founded my own law firm in 2015 after working for seven years as an attorney at Southern Oregon Public Defender.

As a criminal defense attorney, I have handled thousands of criminal cases. I have represented clients on charges of Murder, DUI, Disorderly Conduct, and everything in-between. I have taken approximately 75 criminal cases to a jury trial.

I have earned a reputation with my clients, the court, prosecutors, my colleagues, and law enforcement as a dedicated attorney who is always willing to stand up for my clients.


Serving all of Oregon

With an emphasis on Medford, Jackson County, and Southern Oregon

Christopher Missiaen, Professional Criminal Defence Attorney
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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From The Blog

Lake County Oregon Marijuana Interdiction

Oregon citizens voted to legalize the cultivation, possession, sale, and use of marijuana for recreational purposes in 2014. Oregon voters had already approved the cultivation, possession, and use of marijuana for medical purposes in 1998. The Rogue Valley in Southern Oregon is a very productive area to cultivate marijuana and hemp. The amount of cannabis grown in the Rogue Valley increased significantly with the legalization of medical marijuana in 1998 and recreational marijuana in 2014. According to law enforcement and the Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission, there is a significant amount of marijuana that is transported from the Rogue Valley…

Case Results

Not Guilty: My client was contacted by law enforcement after leaving a bar. She performed poorly on the roadside tests, but blew under the legal limit. Nevertheless, the state decided to proceed with the prosecution. At trial, I questioned the validity of the roadside tests and established that the police officer had a selective memory of events. The jury found my client not guilty of DUI.