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Court: Deschutes County, Oregon
Plaintiff's Attorney: Deschutes County District Attorney's Office
Description: Bend, Oregon murder charge criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant, Luke Anton Wirkkala, age 40, who charged with first-degree manslaughter and second-degree manslaughter for killing David Andrew Ryder, who was a house guest of Wirkkala, who was shot at close range with a pump-action shotgun in 2013.
Defendant asserted self defense.
Outcome: Defendant was convicted in 2014 but was granted a new trial. He was found