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Meet The Team At Baxter Harder

Experienced and Dedicated Bend Attorneys

The award-winning lawyers at Baxter Harder, LLC are devoted to providing high standards of professional representation for people needing legal counsel.

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We work in a number of different areas of law, including:

Whether you need an attorney to defend you against criminal charges or you’re facing a divorce involving child custody arrangements, our firm is here for you. We are all local Oregon lawyers, so we understand the complex laws in Oregon as well as at the federal level. Baxter Harder, LLC is also a boutique law firm, which means you will be speaking directly with your attorneys rather than scheduling a case consultation through a secretarial 3rd party. Our founders are also well educated and experienced attorneys.

About Casey Baxter

Our founder wants to ensure 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 Treasurer and President of the Deschutes County District Attorney’s Association.

His extensive experience in the courtroom has greatly benefited those facing a variety of charges ranging from DUIIs to murder.

Experience as a Deputy District Attorney

Casey’s experience as a deputy district attorney has allowed him to try many misdemeanor and felony cases. In addition, his hard work 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.

About Joseph M. Harder

The firm’s co-founder is determined to protect the rights of our clients. His experience in business, real estate, and domestic relations allows him to help people navigate those complex legal fields, allowing them to obtain the most favorable outcome possible.

Experience in Real Estate Law, Debtor/Creditor Rights, and Domestic Relations

Joseph has experience counselling small and emerging businesses, representing individuals and small businesses in lease and contract disputes, and represented clients in a broad variety of civil actions in both state and federal court. He also brings his experience in representing clients with issues related to debt collection and clients with issues related to family law, such as restraining orders child custody, and legal separation.

To discuss your case during a free consultation, contact our Bend attorneys at (541) 238-9210.

  • ABI Membership
  • Better Business Bureau
  • 10 Best Attorney
  • Rising Stars Joseph
  • Avvo 10.0
  • Lawyers of Distinction
  • 40 Under 40
  • Avvo
  • Rising Star Casey

Client Reviews & Testimonials

  • Saved my life

    “Thank you all for the hard work. I was facing three felonies which thanks to Casey Baxter, Thaddeus Bentz, and Amy Margolis was able to plea to one misdemeanor. You guys saved my life!!”

    Jason

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    “Mr. Baxter and his staff care. Plain and simple. They care what happens to you. From the first meeting I never felt like a name or a number. I was a person whose outcome mattered. I was charged with two felonies and without the hard work and knowledge of the courtroom that Casey provided their is no doubt I would have been convicted. It was amazing to watch Casey battle back when things seemed to be going the other way. He studied case files and did his homework late into the night so as to insure a favorable outcome. I'm so thankful I didn't plea bargain and allowed Casey to show me his skills. His knowledge at times seem to even help the judge. The cocky District Attorney who felt he had it wrapped up truly walked away with his head hung. Casey Baxter knows the courtroom, he knows the law, he knows what will work and not work and most of all he respects his clients. He understands and cares about the fact that his performance will have a profound effect on your life. I interviewed 7 lawyers in the area. Casey was the last one I interviewed. So thankful I went with Baxter Law as today Iam a free man and can get on with my life. Thank you Casey. Thank you Emily :)”

    Mark U.

  • Highest sense of urgency

    “I had a rather complicated case. Multiple states involved and multiple scenarios and issues that arose daily. I found Casey to extremely honest and transparent. I felt he gave me the most specific information he could. I never felt he was dragging or putting my case behind other cases. He gave me information in complete transparency and never said what he thought sounded good to me. He wasn't afraid of the tough conversations. I would highly recommend this lawyer and this firm if you need complete transparency and accurate information. His office staff consist of incredible work ethic and professionalism. They are always available and provide precise appointments and feedback if any is available. I have had a great experience and couldn't be happier with the result of my case as well as the journey to attain that result. Best I have ever used.”

    Justin

  • Outstanding in Representation

    “I must say I have dealt with quit a few different kinds of lawyers in my time and Casey and his team are outstanding in representation, very fair on compensation, they honestly do care about your outcome and will work with you till the end to their best abilities! I would recommend to anyone who needs his services to give his office a call! Casey and his team will take care of you!”

    Shelley

  • All around a FANTASTIC attorney!!!!

    “I would recommend Casey to anyone needing a criminal defense attorney. Casey has fought on my behalf in the Deschutes County court system for almost a year now. He was granted to me as my public defender. I've never seen an attorney work harder for a client. He has been compassionate and supportive...from day one he explained each facet of my case to me in terms I could understand, and walked me through each step of the legal process of my case. Because of Casey's experience and hard work, I was able to present the state with positive proof of my own progress and get two of my charges dismissed and my original charge continued on a conditional discharge. Casey helped me show the state that I had worked very hard to change my life and lifestyle...and he went above and beyond to make sure I was given credit for all of my hard work. All around a FANTASTIC attorney!!!!”

    Polly

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