Multnomah Defenders Inc

Multnomah Defenders, Inc. (MDI) is a nonprofit public interest law firm established in 1982.

MDI lawyers and staff defend adults and juveniles in the courts of Oregon in criminal, juvenile, contempt and appellate matters. Our mission is to provide high quality legal representation to our clients and we aspire to treat every client with dignity and respect.





United States

Practice Areas

  • Criminal

Practice Type

  • Public Interest

Past Externs

James Molyneux-Elliot Portland OR 2020 Spring
Ashlyn Whitbeck Portland OR 2018 Fall
Martin Gibson Portland OR 2018 Fall
Ashlyn Whitbeck Portland OR 2018 Summer
Gabriela Norona Portland OR 2015 Spring
Gabriela Norona Portland OR 2014 Fall
Jace Cook Portland OR 2014 Fall
Christopher Marin Portland OR 2014 Spring
Christopher Marin Portland OR 2013 Fall
Joseph Piucci Portland OR 2013 Spring