Lawyers

Jon Weiner P.C.

Willamette University College of Law
J.D. –  Graduate Cum Laude – 1999
University of California, Berkeley
B.A., Bachelor of Arts Mathematics –  1995

Jon started his journey by earning a BA in Mathematics from the University of California at Berkeley. He switched gears to graduate Cum Laude with his JD from Willamette University college of Law.

Jon began his private practice in 1999 and since then has represented thousands of clients throughout the State of Oregon, specializing in the areas of criminal law and employment law. Jon has represented clients in all levels of criminal litigation, including murder case, aggravated murder cases, capital death row post-conviction appeals, Ballot Measure 11 cases, drug possession and delivery cases, DUII, other major and minor felony cases, and misdemeanor cases.

While building his private practice, he also:

  • Served as editor of the Employment Law Memo for 13 years starting in 1999
  • Began serving in 2006 as a pro term Judge at Salem Municipal court where he is still a member
  • Served as Executive Director of the Marion County Association of Defenders beginning in 2014
  • Volunteered in 2015 to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Mid-Willamette Valley Community Action Agency
  • Was appointed in 2015 by Governor Kate Brown to serve on the Oregon Board of Psychology

Sharia Mayfield

Georgetown University Law Center
J.D. – Graduate Cum Laude – 2016
Stanford University
B.A., Bachelor of Arts English – 2013

Sharia’s passion for justice was inspired by her father’s wrongful arrest in connection to the Madrid Train bombings.

Before her legal inspiration, she was born in Oregon and went on to obtain a BA in creative writing from Stanford and a JD from Georgetown. She worked for two years as an intelligence and national security advisor to US Senator Ron Wyden before joining the Oregon Department of Justice as a lawyer in both the Trial and Appellate divisions for nearly two years.

She joined the Law Office of Jon Weiner in the summer of 2018, where she currently handles a variety of cases with a focus in employment law.

Mayfield is an outspoken advocate for constitutional rights. She has been interviewed by Stanford’s KZSU radio, published in UC Berkeley’s Journal of Comparative Literature, and appeared on Fox Business and CSPAN. In her spare time, she enjoys camping and being outdoors.

Selected Publications
Mayfield, S. and Mayfield, B. (2015). “Improbable Cause: The War on Terror’s Assault on the Bill of Rights.” Salem, NH: Divertir Publishing.

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