Attorney Profile

John Henry Hingson, III

John Hingson, III

John Henry Hingson III, PC
409 Center Street, PO Box 1448
Oregon City, OR 97045

Oregon City

Oregon (OR)

Contact Contact John Henry Hingson, III
T: 503-656-0355
F: 503-656-0415
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (60%), Criminal Defense: White Collar (20%), Criminal Defense (20%)

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI

Criminal Defense: White Collar

Criminal Defense

Industry Groups: National Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Past President

Years of Selection

• Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2014

About John Hingson, III

Admitted: 1971, Oregon

Professional Webpage: www.hingson.com/about-john-henry-hingson/

Honors and Awards:

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1993

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Teaching Positions:     "Law Of Arrest, Search, and Seizure," Clackamas Community College   "Criminal Trial Practice," National Criminal Defense College at             Mercer University Law School, Macon, Georgia, Summer 1987   Legal Publications:   "Sailing Between Scylla And Charybdis," The Champion, President's             Column, March 1994   "An Open Letter To President Clinton,” The Champion, President's             Column, January/February 1994   "Changing The Course," The Champion, President's Column,             December 1993   "Liberty And Justice For All," The Champion, President's Column,             November 1993   "A Voice From The Wilderness," The Champion, President's Column,             September/October 1993   "Fee At Last! State Constitutions And Attorney Fee Forfeiture," The Champion, 1993   "New Book On State Constitutional Law - State Constitution             Defeats Oregon National Guard," The Champion, 1992   "The Casualties Of War," The Champion, 1992   "Let There Be Light!," The Champion, 1992   "Tithes That Bind:  Must Criminal Defense Lawyers Donate Time             To Defend The Indigent?," The Champion, 1992   "The Rehnquisition Continues," The Champion, 1991   "Alley Katz:  From Bathrooms To Banks - Whose Privacy Is It?"             The Champion, 1991   "The River Of No Return," The Champion, 1991   "How to Defend a Drunk Driving Case" Clark Boardman (5th  ed 1990)   "State Constitutions and The Criminal Defense Lawyer:  A             Necessary Virtue," The Champion, 1990   "I've Been Subpoenaed! - A Campfire Story,” The Champion, 1986   "How To Defend A Drunk Driving Case:  A Guide To Practical,             Procedural, And Legal Aspects," Clark Boardman,             Co., Ltd. (5th ed 1991)   "Voir Dire & Jury Instructions Chapters" of DUII             Trial Notebook, Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers             Association, 1982   "Sailing Liberty Ships (Admissibility Of Hospital Records             In Criminal Cases),"  The Oregon Defense Attorney,             Vol. III, No. 1, December-January, 1982   "Just A DUII," Oregon State Bar Bulletin, Vol 43, No. 1,             October, 1982   "Law Office Searches:  A Solution," Criminal Defense, 1982   "Law Office Searches:  A Solution," The Champion, 1981   "1981 Legislative Notebook," Oregon State Bar Continuing             Legal Education Publication (contributing author)   "Jury Selection," The Oregon Trial Lawyers, 1981   "NACDL Helps The Oregon City 15," Criminal Defense, 1977 Texas Lawyers Weekly Letter (1969-71)   "Defense Counsel Enters The Case," Oregon State Bar CLE Criminal             Law Handbook (1986-91)   Speaking Engagements:   Cross-Examination of a Police Officer and A Special Treat! – How to Practice Arkansas Constitutional Law – Better,             Arkansas Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn. (ACDLA) DUI Seminar             Little Rock, Arkansas, June 1-2, 2012   Effective Cross-Examination and Preparing & Preserving a Case for Appeal,             OCDLA DUII Seminar             Oregon Garden Resort, Silverton, Oregon, March 9-10, 2012   Criminal Motions,             Justice Alliance Center’s Kick It Up A Notch CLE             Spirit Mountain, Grand Ronde, Oregon, January 12-13, 2012   Lessons From The Big Easy:  Kyles v. Whitley and Secret Police Files Electronic Discovery From The State:  Metadata, Email, Text Messages & More,             OCDLA Sunny Climate CLE             Maui, Hawaii, November 6-10, 2011   Constitutional Law and the DUI Exception,             National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) 2001 Winter Session             Mazatlan, Mexico, January 20-21, 2011   Investigating Motions to Suppress,             OCDLA Search and Seizure Seminar             Newport, Oregon, September 24-25, 2010   Creative Cross Examination of Cops, 2009 OCDLA Annual Conference, OCDLA’s 30th Anniversary, Bend, Oregon, June 18-20, 2009   30 Important State Case Law Decisions From Around the USA to Help You Win Tough Cases: A Two Minute Drill, and Trumping the United States Constitution: Using Your State Constitution and the Unique Protections it Provides, Forensic Blood and Urine Testing Seminar, San Diego, California, May, 2009   NACDL Fall Meeting, Portland, Oregon, 2009   Practice Pointers for Improving Performance at the Hearings Level: A Trial Lawyer’s Guide to Administrative Law Research, Administrative Law: Staying Current with the Latest Developments, Oregon Law Institute of Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon, February 20, 2009   DUI Defenses That Provoke an Emotional Response in the Jury to Acquit - Two Case Studies: "I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar" & "The Case of the Convict, The Cop, and The Kid," Criminal Practice: New Strategies for a New Day, PESCI Criminal Law Seminar, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 16-17, 2008   NACDL Seminar, NACDL’s 50th Anniversary, New York, New York, 2008   DUII Multi-Disciplinary Impaired Driving Training Course, Tigard, Oregon, 2007   The Intoxilyzer 8000 Operator’s Course, New Orleans, Louisiana, September, 2007   Be on the Alert for the Secret Sniffers!, OCLDA DUII and Driving Offenses Seminar, Salem, Oregon, March, 2007   Reporting the Results of Forensic Science Examinations, American Academy of Forensic Sciences 59th Annual Meeting, Panel Member, San Antonio, Texas, February, 2007   Toys for Cops: Electronic Warrants in the 21st Century, OCDLA Drugs & Searches Seminar, Ashland, Oregon, September, 2006   Is a Search Warrant Required for a Breath Test?, Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice 2005 Seminar, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2005   NACDL 2005 Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, 2005   In Their Defense - Representing the Client Everyone Loves to Hate, NACDL 2004 Spring Seminar, Nashville, Tennessee, April, 2004   State Constitutions:  Don’t “Just Do It,” Do It Right!, Louisiana Association Criminal Defense Lawyers, Law & All That Jazz Seminar, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 22-23, 2004   Search & Seizure Issues Regarding:  Blood Draw, Urine Sample, Manslaughter, OCDLA DUII Seminar, Eugene, Oregon, March 12-13, 2004   SFST Student Course, Kapsack Seminar, San Francisco, California, November, 2003   Bring Your File, Workshop, NACDL/NCDD 2003 DUI Seminar, Las Vegas, Nevada, Summer, 2003   Cross Examination by the Book, DWI on Trial – The Big Apple III, New York State Bar Association Seminar, New York, New York,  June 5-6, 2003   Use of Infrared Detection and Other High-Tech Snooping, OCDLA Inside The Drug World Seminar, Newport, Oregon, May 2-3, 2003   Fifteen SFST Zingers:  New Ideas and Defense Tools to Secure Acquittal, Mastering Scientific Evidence Seminar, Atlanta, Georgia, April, 2003   Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Seminar, April, 2003   Cross-Examination By The Book, Idaho Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Standing Tall for the Accused 2003 Winter Seminar, Sun Valley, Idaho, March, 2003   DWI Means Defend With Ingenuity:  Skills That Win Cases, NACDL 6th Annual DUI Seminar, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 3-5, 2002   Raising State Constitutional Defenses the “Right” Way - to Satisfy the United States Supreme Court, Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice, Orlando, Florida, February 14, 2002   DUII Investigation,             OCDLA DUII & New Legislation Seminar, Newport, Oregon, September, 2001   DWI Defenders on the Bay II, DWI Defenders, Inc. Seminar, Corpus Christi, Texas, September 8, 2001   Murder in Minneapolis:  Investigating the Police Investigation, NACDL Annual Meeting and Seminar, Minneapolis, Minnesota, August, 2001   Third Annual Arkansas DWI/DUI Defense Seminar, Fairfield Bay, Arkansas, April, 2001   OCDLA Search and Seizure Seminar, Eugene, Oregon, March 10, 2001   Responding to Discoveries Issues and Court Orders Intended to Impact Forensic Science Laboratories, American Academy of Forensic Science, Seattle, Washington, February, 2001   Legal Investigators Seminar, Louisiana, 2001   Listening to the Victim, and Investigation & Demonstrative Evidence, NACDL DUI Seminar, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 21-23, 2000   Cross-Examination by the Book,             OCDLA Forensics Seminar, Eugene, Oregon, March 10-11, 2000   Blue Lights and Civil Rights:  Stopping Vehicles in America, Getting Tough on DWI - The Defense, Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice, San Francisco, California, February, 2000   American Academy of Forensic Science Annual Meeting, Reno, Nevada, February, 2000   DUI Means Defend With Ingenuity -  Field Sobriety Tests: View From a Different Perspective, & Field Sobriety Test Demonstrations: HGN, One-Leg Stand and Walk & Turn, NACDL DUI Seminar, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 29-October 2, 1999   Ethical Issues Surrounding Evidence,   OCDLA Annual Meeting, June, 1999   Oregon State Bar, Criminal Law Section Seminar, Portland, Oregon, April 24, 1999   American Academy of Forensic Science Seminar, Panel Discussion, Orlando, Florida, February, 1999   OCDLA Advanced Trial Skills, Royal Kona Resort, Hawaii, November 7-14, 1998   Pre-Trial Motions: Discovery Motions, Suppression Motions, SB 936 Implications, Oregon State Bar DUII Seminar, Portland, Oregon, October 1, 1998   Medical Conditions Influencing DUI Cases, NACDL DUI Seminar, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 9 & 10, 1998   Cross-Examination by the Book: Crossing the Walk and Crossing the Talk, NACDL Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, August 5-8, 1998   Cross-Examination by the Book, America’s Best Seminar, DWI Defense: Strategy Conference, Ft. Worth, Texas, April 17-18, 1998   Forensic Expert Witness Court Testimony Workshop, Presenter, American Academy of Forensic Science Seminar, San Francisco, California, February, 1998   The Top 10 Practical Tips for the Successful Practice of Criminal Law, and Federal Law: Where To Find It and How To Use It,             DUII and New Legislation OCDLA (Summer Seminar),             Hood River, Oregon, September 12-13, 1997   The Top 10 Practical Tips for the Successful Practice of Criminal Law, and Federal Law: Where To Find It and How To Use It, OCDLA Seminar, Mexico, 1997   NACDL/ABA - DUII Program, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 13-14, 1997   Cross-Examination by the Book: Crossing the Walk and Crossing the Talk, Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice, New Orleans, Louisiana, February, 1997   Cross Examination Seminar, NACDL, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 26-27, 1995   Rising to the Challenges of the 90's,             OCDLA Conference and Annual Meeting, Sunriver, Oregon, May 10-13, 1995   The Eighth Annual Seminar on Aggressive Defense of the Accused Impaired Driver,             Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Tucson, Arizona, May 5-6, 1995   Double Trouble:  Jeopardy, DMV and DWI,             Getting Tough on DWI: The Defense, Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice,             Las Vegas, Nevada, February 2-4, 1995   The Constitution, Lawyers And Other Casualties Of The War On Crime,             Utah State Bar Annual Meeting, Sun Valley, Idaho, June 30, 1994   Novel Approaches In Defending Your Clients Using The Florida Constitution As A Sword, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers,             Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, June 10-11, 1994   Defending Criminal Cases, Luncheon Speaker,             The Missouri Bar, Kansas City, Missouri , April 22-23, 1994   Attacking Police Dogs,             OCDLA Winter Conference, Portland, Oregon, December 4, 1993   Advanced DUI Litigation-Don't Just Go Through the Motions, and State Constitutions: A Response to the Rehnquisition, 7th Annual Conference, Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Lexington, KY, November 12, 1993   Trial Advocacy:  Law and Practice Aggressive Criminal Defense for the 90's,             Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers,             Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 15, 1993   Full Court Press,             Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers,             Nashville, Tennessee, August 20, 1993   Arizona's Response to the Rehnquisition,             Coconino County Public Defender Potpourri for Justice CLE,             Flagstaff, Arizona, June 18, 1993   A Response to the Rehnquisition:  Constitutional Rights in the State Courts, Appellate Advocacy Committee Lecture and Workshop, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Spring CLE Seminar, Santa Fe, New Mexico, May 1993   Handling License Revocations & Suspension in Georgia,             Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Atlanta, Georgia, April 1993   Law Practice Management - The Ethics of Setting and Collecting Fees,             National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Midwinter CLE Seminar, Orlando, Florida, February, 1993   Discovery and Trial Preparation:  Going Beyond the Police Report,             Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Portland, Oregon, December, 1992   Under Attack and Fighting Back, Moderator,             Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association,             Acapulco, Mexico, November, 1992   Alaska Academy of Trial Lawyers 1992 Criminal Defense Conference,             Anchorage, Alaska, October, 1992   The Cultivation Case:  From Investigation Through Appeal, NORML Legal Committee & Criminal Trial Lawyers Association of Northern California, California, July, 1992   Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse: Do Adults Lie, Children Misperceive or Professionals Miss Their Mark?  You Be The Judge,             Alternatives to Sexual Abuse & S.A.F.E. Institute, Portland, Oregon, May, 1992   Crisis In Indigent Defense,             NACDL, Indianapolis, Indiana, May, 1992   Pretrial Ethics and Professionalism, 5th Annual Seminar on Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice, OSB Criminal Law Section, Portland, Oregon, April 18, 1992   Creative Defenses In The Area Of Reciprocal Discovery             California Attorneys For Criminal Justice, 18th Fall Seminar, San Francisco,            California, December, 1992   Cross Examination:  Oregon Style,             Seventh National DWI Seminar, The Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice, Orlando, Florida, February 28, 1992   Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association's Summer Seminar, Keynote Speaker, Mobile, Alabama, August 23, 1991   The Effective Use Of Demonstrative Evidence,             Oregon State Bar Continuing Legal Education, Portland, Oregon, July, 1991   Defending the DWI,             State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, June, 1991   How to Win a Drunk Driving Case, Moderator/Speaker,             Continuing Legal Education Satellite Network, Washington, DC, March, 1991   CLE:  NEW DECADE, NEW MOTIONS,             "Drunk Driving Motions and High Level Felony Pleadings," National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Midwinter Meeting,             Hilton Head, South Carolina, February, 1991     Traffic Crimes,             Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Eugene, Oregon; December, 1990   Sixteenth Annual Advanced Criminal Law Course, State Bar of Texas,                     Ft. Worth, Texas, July, 1990   Criminal Law:  Independent & Adequate State Grounds,             Idaho State Convention, Sun Valley, Idaho, July 1990   The Art and Science of Jury Selection,             Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Portland, Oregon, June, 1990   Getting Tough on DWI:  The Defense,             Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice, San Antonio, Texas, February, 1990   Fifth Annual Advanced Driving While Intoxicated Percy Foreman Memorial Criminal Law Superstar Seminar,             Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association & National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Houston, Texas, March, 1990   Crossing the State Line - Meeting Prosecution Evidence,             National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, August, 1989   Defense of the Drunk Driver,             Retraining Seminar, NW University Traffic Instruction, Graduates, Oregon State Police, Portland, Oregon, June, 1989   Cross of the Cop: Getting Them to Take The Fifth,             1989 Annual Meeting and Seminar, Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Lake Chelan, Washington, June, 1989   Defense of Drunk Driving Cases,             Broward County Criminal Defense Attorneys Association,             Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, May, 1989       Ethics,             Oregon State Bar CLE,             Portland, Oregon, April, 1989   Oregon Public Records Law,             Journalism Conference,             Portland, Oregon, September, 1988   Fine Tuning the Defense,             Washington Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers,             Lake Chelan, Washington, June, 1988   The Latest DUII Developments,             Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association             Annual Meeting, Sunriver, Oregon, May, 1988   Covering Courts and Gaining Access to Public Records,             Oregon AP Broadcasters Association, Florence, Oregon, April, 1988   Aggressive Defense of the Accused Impaired Driver Under the "New" Law,             Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Tucson, Arizona, April, 1988   Getting Tough on DWI:  The Defense,             The Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice and The Washington Foundation for Criminal Justice, Orlando, Florida, March, 1988   Criminal Defense - The Basics and Beyond,             Oregon Law Institute & Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association,             Portland, Oregon, February, 1988   Driving While Impaired,             Chairman, NORML,             Key West, Florida, December, 1987   Effective Advocacy in State Administrative Proceedings,             Oregon Law Institute, Portland, Oregon, November, 1987     Getting Tough on DWI:  The Defense,             Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice, Bloomington, Minnesota, October, 1987   Drug Cases,             Moderator, Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association,             Newport, Oregon, August, 1987   Belli Seminar, San Francisco, California, July, 1987   Pendulum: 1987,             Illinois Attorneys for Criminal Justice,             Chicago, Illinois, June, 1987   State Constitutional Issues in Drunk Driving Defense,             Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers,             Madison, Wisconsin, May, 1987   Voir Dire in Civil and Criminal Cases,             Chairman, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Portland, Oregon, May, 1987             The Country Lawyer,             Oregon Trial Lawyers Association,             Portland, Oregon, February, 1987   Drunk Driving Superstar Seminar - The Authors,             Sponsored by Elliott Gayer, Counselor At Law,             Los Angeles, California, November, 1986   DUII - The Law Today,             Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association,             Beaverton, Oregon, November, 1986   Strength In Numbers,             Lawyers Strike Force Assistance Committee,             National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers,             Chicago, Illinois, October, 1986     Basic Criminal Advocacy,             Washington Defender Association,             Seattle, Washington, October, 1986   Admissibility of Evidence in Administrative Hearings,             Oregon Association of Administrative Law Judges,             Lincoln City, Oregon, October, 1986   Final Argument,             National College for Criminal Defense/Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers, Portland, Oregon, September, 1986   Theory and Practice Under Independent and Adequate State Grounds, National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws Annual Convention, Portland, Oregon, June, 1986   Defending the Right to Counsel,             National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Harvard Law School,             Boston, Massachusetts, February, 1986   Defending Traffic Crimes,             Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Eugene, Oregon, January, 1986   DUII and the New Laws,             Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association,             Oregon City, Oregon, January, 1985   Defending The Drug Case,             The Washington Defender Association, The Seattle-King County Defender & The Criminal Justice Training Commission, University of Washington School of Law, Seattle, Washington, February, 1985   Jury Selection,             Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Village Green,             Cottage Grove, Oregon, October, 1984       Independent and Adequate State Grounds,             National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Annual Meeting,             Kiawah Island, South Carolina, August, 1984   Cross-Examination,             Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Newport, Oregon, June, 1984   Getting the DUII to and Through Trial,             Municipal Judges and Justices of the Peace Education Conference,             Eugene, Oregon, May, 1984   Privileged Information,             Oregon Casualty Adjusters, Portland, Oregon, January, 1984   Automobile Litigation Seminar,             Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Portland, Oregon, December, 1983   Aggressive Criminal Motion Practice,             Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Newport, Oregon, June, 1983   Defending Drug Cases,             Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers, Eugene, Oregon, January, 1983   DUII Trial Dramatization,             Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers, Portland, Oregon, November, 1982   Remedies for Prosecutorial Misconduct,             Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Salishan Lodge,             Gleneden Beach, Oregon, June, 1982   Cross-Examination Of Police Officers And Discovery Of Police Misconduct Files,              Guest Lecturer, Urban Indian Council, Inc., February, 1982     Conference and Annual Meeting,             Moderator, Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association,             Sunriver, Oregon, March, 1982   DUII Diversion,             Chairperson,             Oregon Trial Lawyers Association,             Portland, Oregon, January, 1982   Clients and Intake,             Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Portland, Oregon, November, 1981   Demonstrative Evidence,             Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Portland, Oregon, October, 1981   DUII Search and Seizure,             Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Beaverton, Oregon, January, 1981   Jury Selection in DUII Cases,             Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Wilsonville, Oregon, November, 1980   The Defense of the DUII,             Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Sunriver, Oregon, March, 1979, 1979

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