For over 25 years Rosalind Lee has defended people accused of crimes. She is licensed in Oregon and California and practices in both state and federal court. Rosalind graduated cum laude from Howard University School of Law in 1996. She received her undergraduate degree from University of California, Santa Cruz in 1990, where she completed a double major in mathematics and philosophy. As an undergraduate Rosalind started on the women’s basketball team for four years. Between college and law school Rosalind worked as an analyst in an economic consulting firm.
Rosalind began her legal career as a research attorney in the Death Penalty Litigation Unit of the San Francisco Public Defender’s office. In 1998, she opened a solo criminal defense practice in San Francisco where she represented clients in state and federal court and in administrative hearings throughout the Bay Area.
In 2005, Rosalind moved to Eugene. After teaching at the University of Oregon School of Law for one year, she returned to private practice joining Shaun and Robert McCrea at McCrea PC. In solo practice since 2011, she represents clients in criminal and related civil matters in state and federal courts throughout Oregon and provides expert testimony in criminal trials.
An active member of the criminal defense community, Rosalind is Chair of the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association’s Amicus Committee and serves on the planning committee for the OCDLA Trial College. She has taught at the trial college for over ten years. Rosalind regularly speaks to lawyers and students about criminal law and serves as a pro tem judge on the Lane County Circuit Court.
Rosalind Lee is based in Eugene, Oregon, and represents clients in state and federal courts including Marion County, Polk County, Clackamas County, Washington County, Multnomah County, Lane County, Benton County, Linn County, Lincoln County, Douglas County, Deschutes County, Jackson County, Lake County and Klamath County.