Timothy R. Park
Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark College, J.D. 2003
Portland State University, Bachelor of Science, 1999
Oregon State Bar
Marion County Bar Association
Polk County Bar Association
Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association
Mr. Park’s practice mainly involves criminal defense and personal injury but his experience is not limited to those areas. Mr. Park brings a wealth of experience with him including extensive trial experience both as a prosecutor and defense attorney. Mr. Park’s experience on both sides of the law allows him to be successful at bringing about favorable results for his clients whether that be in the negotiation process or at trial.
Mr. Park is a native of the greater Portland, Oregon area, and attended both undergraduate school and law school in Portland. During law school, Mr. Park clerked at the Clackamas County District Attorney’s Office where he first learned the skills necessary to be successful at trial. After law school, Mr. Park began working at the Polk County District Attorney’s Office where he honed his trial skills. Mr. Park left the District Attorney’s Office and began working in criminal defense in 2011.
Committed to community involvement, Mr. Park has coached the West Salem High School Mock Trial Team since 2015. The team made the state tournament 4 out of 5 years. Additionally, Mr. Park was president of the Polk County Bar Association in 2011, 2012 and 2013. He is also a founding member of Polk County's Mental Health Treatment Court Team and is very devoted to representing those individuals that, but for a mental illness, would not come into contact with the criminal justice system.
Client charged with multiple counts of various sex crimes. Mr. Park investigated and applying the law to the facts of the case, was able to get nine of seventeen counts dismissed. Client was acquitted on the remaining counts after a jury trial.
Client charged in connection with the drowning of a child. At trial, Mr. Park was able to disprove the prosecutor’s theory that the client was under the influence of marijuana at the time of the drowning and that, while tragic, the death of the child was accidental.
Client charged with DUII-Cannabis. (Marijuana) Mr. Park analyzed the case and determined that the police opinion that the client was under the influence was not supported by the literature. At trial, the client was acquitted by the jury when Mr. Park was able to show to the jury that the police opinion was wrong.