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More than 26 years as an Oregon attorney.
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"I defend people facing prostitution related charges in Multnomah County, Washington County, and Clackamas County."

OREGON PROSTITUTION, COMMERCIAL SEXUAL SOLICITATION AND PATRONIZING LAWS

    ORS 167.007 Prostitution. (1) A person commits the crime of prostitution if the person engages in, or offers or agrees to engage in, sexual conduct or sexual contact in return for a fee.

    (2) Prostitution is a Class A misdemeanor. [1971 c.743 §250; 1973 c.52 §1; 1973 c.699 §6; 2011 c.151 §1]

POSSIBLE SENTENCE
Probation Usually
Jail Sometimes

    ORS 167.008 Commercial Sexual Solicitation (formerly known as Patronizing a Prostitute). (1) A person commits the crime of commercial sexual solicitation if the person pays, or offers or agrees to pay, a fee to engage in sexual conduct or sexual contact.

    (2) Commerical sexual solicitation is a Class A misdemeanor. [2011 c.151 §3; 2013 c.720 §2; 2015 c.98 §1]

POSSIBLE SENTENCE
Probation Usually
Jail Sometimes

   Code of the City of Portland, Oregon 14A.40.050 Unlawful Prostitution Procurement Activities ("UPPA").
[applies only in the city limits of the City of Portland]

   A. As used in this Section, "prostitution" means that unlawful conduct defined in Section 14.A40.040 of this Code. As used in this Section, "prostitution procurement activity" means any conduct by any person that constitutes a substantial step in furtherance of an act of prostitution. Such activity includes, but is not limited to, lingering in or near any street or public place, repeatedly circling an area in a motor vehicle, or repeatedly beckoning to, contacting, or attempting to stop pedestrians or motor vehicle operators.

   B. It is unlawful for any person to engage in any prostitution procurement activity with an intent to induce, entice, solicit, procure, locate, or contact another person to commit an act of prostitution.

POSSIBLE SENTENCE
Probation Usually
Jail Sometimes

David N Lesh
Oregon Prostitution Lawyer
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503.546.2928
434 NW 19th Avenue
Portland, OR  97209


TIP:  Prostitution and commercial sexual solicitation are expungeable offenses if you're otherwise eligible.

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David Lesh Mini Biography

Oregon attorney since 1990;

Former Multnomah County prosecutor;

Former Portland Police Bureau lawyer;

Sought after criminal defense attorney.