Neal Weingart is an experienced Portland, Oregon criminal defense trial lawyer. Mr. Weingart was raised in Dallas, Texas. He graduated from Rutgers University in New Jersey and attained his Juris Doctorate from The University of Oregon, School of Law, in 2006.
Mr. Weingart has worked for the American Civil Liberties Union as well as Multnomah Defenders Incorporated, one of Portland's premier indigent defense firms. As a criminal defense lawyer in Portland, Mr. Weingart has worked on all types of cases. Mr. Weingart has experience in fighting misdemeanors and felonies alike. With experience in over 100 trials, Mr. Weingart has learned both to protect his clients from the arm of the government and to present his clients' cases to juries to get the victories his clients deserve. Mr. Weingart has argued a similar number of motions, and has successfully kept evidence away from juries, when police officers collected that evidence unlawfully. Mr. Weingart has worked as a private criminal defense attorney as well. He has taken his ability to defend clients to many different counties around the state.
In his private practice, Mr. Weingart has become an authority on the Driving Under the Influence laws of Oregon. He is currently on the Legal Committee for the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, attempting to lobby the legislature regarding potential changes in criminal law, on behalf of the citizens of Oregon. Mr. Weingart is also a member of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws' legal committee as well as a member of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association.