Hugh Duvall has practiced criminal defense in Oregon since 1988. In addition to his active private criminal defense practice, he serves on the University of Oregon School of Law faculty, where he teaches a criminal defense related class to third year law students each fall term. He is the author of The Lawyer's Song: Navigating the legal wilderness, and many other publications. He is ranked as "AV" (Very High to Preeminent) by the Martindale peer reviewed attorney rating system. He has been repeatedly selected as an Oregon "Super Lawyer," and his practice has been ranked as a "Tier 1" firm by Best Law Firms in U.S. News & World Report.