Criminal Defense and Family Law Lawyer

Edward A. Kroll

“I take pride in helping people through difficult situation. My trial experience helps my clients feel safe and secure.”

Divorce Lawyer

Edward Kroll’s practice focuses on criminal defense and family law. Throughout his career, Ed has become known as a tough litigator. Through his diverse career, Ed has honed his skills as a trial attorney and now employees each to assist parties in dissolution of marriage cases and criminal defense cases. To Ed, being a lawyer is more than a job but a means to assist parties in need.

Ed is a passionate attorney and understands the uncertainty and anxiety that often comes with criminal charges and the impact they can have on a divorce, including the potential effects of a restraining order on custody and parenting time determinations. From the first meeting with Ed, he will take the time the present an assessment of your case and work tirelessly to reach a successful outcome no matter what the underlying facts. Because Ed’s cases often cross over between criminal and family law, Ed’s unique background and experience in both legal realms provides the thorough understanding to apprise clients of implications of decisions made at each stage of a case.

Ed is a fierce advocate of not only protecting client’s rights on a daily basis, but also to educating the future lawyers of Oregon. While Ed is not teaching at a local law school, assisting with the Washington County Bar Association, or managing a law firm, Ed can be found cooking and entertaining friends and family with his Wife, cat and Bulldog.

Practice Area

Criminal Defense

Restraining Order (FAPA)


Family Law


High Net Worth Divorce

Collaborative Law



J.D., University of Oregon School of Law


B.A., Carleton College



  • Oregon State Bar
  • Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • National College of DUI Defense
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association


  • Washington County Bar Association – Board of Directors, President

Speaking/Writing Engagements


Clackamas County Bar “Get Smart” Series, Voir Dire for the Beginning Criminal Defense Lawyer, 2012

Lewis and Clark Mock Trial Competition, Trial practice and advocacy, 2010


Oregon DUII Manual (published by OCDLA), Closing Statements, 2014

Oregon DUII Manual (published by OCDLA), Opening Statement, 2014

Inside the Minds, Oregon DUII Defence and Witness Strategies, 2012

PDX Legal Services, Oregon Restraining Order Guide, 2010


Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2016 – 2018

Outstanding Advocate, Texas Young Lawyers’ Association, 2007


Oregon State Bar

U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon

Oregon Family Law and Divorce Attorneys

Protecting your future is what we do.