Whitney Boise

Whitney Boise has been serving individuals and corporations charged with crimes in state and federal court since 1987. During this time, he has represented clients in some of the most high profile cases in the state. Whitney has been recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America for Criminal Defense in both White Collar and Non-White Collar. Whitney's peers have also recognized him as a Super Lawyer and given him the AV Preeminent rating for the highest level of professional excellence in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.

Whitney received his undergraduate degree from New York University and then returned home to Salem where he obtained his law degree from Willamette University. After serving as a law clerk at the Oregon Court of Appeals and working as a Special Attorney for the United States Department of Justice on the Washington Public Power Supply System case, Whitney began his career as a criminal defense lawyer at the Multnomah County Metropolitan Public Defender's Office. Over a four-year period, he represented hundreds of indigent clients charged with crimes ranging from fraud to murder.
Whitney is a former chair of the Oregon State Bar Criminal Law Section and is an active member of the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. Whitney has also written a number of articles for criminal defense publications and is a frequent speaker at criminal defense seminars. Whitney regularly provides pro bono work and has been a Board Member of the Oregon Federal Indigent Trust since 2000. He also has served as a mentor to young lawyers through both the Oregon State Bar and Multnomah Bar Association. Whitney presently serves as the chair person for the State Professional Responsibility Board, which oversees ethical complaints against Oregon lawyers.

Whitney is a criminal defense lawyer because he believes he can make a positive difference in people's lives. He is passionate about his work.

Whitney Boise, Partner

Whitney P. Boise, Partner
p: (503) 228-0487
f: (503) 227-5983
whitney@boisematthews.com