Baxter Harder, Attorneys at Law
404 SW Columbia St., Ste. 140
Bend, OR 97702
(541) 306-2060 www.baxterharder.com
At Baxter Harder, LLC, our founder is devoted to seeing that his clients receive the high standards of professional representation that they need after an arrest or accusation. His experience in criminal litigation includes being a former Deschutes County Deputy District Attorney and prior President of the Deschutes County District Attorney’s Association. His extensive experience in the courtroom has greatly benefitted those facing a variety of charges ranging from DUIIs to murder.
EDUCATION AND BACKGROUND:
Being born and raised in Oregon, Casey has a unique view into the specific issues that affect our local residents. After high school in Bend, OR, Casey enlisted in the United States Marine Corp as a Helicopter Crew Chief. It was here that he learned the dedication necessary to handle a wide variety of matters, even when things may seem hopeless. Casey’s higher education includes graduating from: The University of Houston, graduated summa cum laude with a BBA in Business Management President of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society The University of Denver Sturm College of Law Member of the Law School's Moot Court team Served for the Criminal Representation Clinic, representing low income clients Casey also has his financial advising and real estate licenses, and has experience working with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.
EXPERIENCE AS A DEPUTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY:
Casey’s experience as a Deputy District Attorney has allowed him to try many misdemeanor and felony cases. He even has experience successfully co-chairing a major 2013 murder trial. In addition, his efforts paved the way for Deschutes County’s Veteran's Treatment Court and implementing a “Veteran's Intervention Strategy” in the County to assist and address issues of veteran’s returning from combat.
HONORS AND AWARDS:
Super Lawyers, Oregon Rising Star, Criminal Defense 10 Best, 2015 - 2018 Top 40 Under 40, 2016 - 2018 Avvo – Superb Top Attorney in Criminal Defense Avvo Client’s Choice 2016-2018 for Criminal Defense
ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:
J Bar J Youth Services, Executive Board Member, 2018 - Present COVO, Executive Board Member, 2017 - Present National Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2016 - Present Bend Attorney Group, Board Member, 2016 - 2017 Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member, 2015 - Present American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys, Member, 2015 - Present DUI Defense Lawyers Association, Member, 2015 - Present Deschutes County Bar Association, Member, 2012 - Present Deschutes County District Attorney Association, President, 2014 - 2015 American Bar Association, Member, 2013 - 2015 Deschutes County District Attorney's Association, Treasurer/Secretary, 2013 - 2014 Land Use Law Society, Member, 2009 - 2010 Construction and Real Estate Law Society, Chairman, 2009 - 2010 ABA Moot Court Team, Member, 2008 - 2009 Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society, President, 2005 – 2006