Award Roundup for RDF!

Written by Reynolds Defense Firm

On January 20, 2018

An award isn’t always a true measure of success and talent.  We are always, however, honored to receive recognition and warm sentiments from other reputable organizations.  Each attorney was awarded by a group outside of Reynold Defense Firm, and we are happy to celebrate our team for their accomplishments.  Check out each of our attorney’s top awards below:

Dan Reynolds, CEO

Dan Reynolds Award 2017

Dan has specialized in Oregon Criminal Law for almost 20 years now.  He served nearly five years as a prosecutor, and is now starting his 14th year as a criminal defense attorney.  Here are his top awards for 2017, but you can visit our website for a full list of the firm’s awards.


  • American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys: 2017 “10 Best Criminal Defense Law Firms”
  • The National Advocacy for DUI Defense, LLC: 2017 “Top 100 DUI Attorney in Oregon”
  • Portland Business Journal: 2017 “Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Oregon & SW Washington”
  • 2017 Finance Monthly Global Awards: “Criminal Law, Law Firm of the Year”
  • AVVO: “Superb” Rating


Josh Gibbs, Sr. Associate

Josh Gibbs Award 2017Josh has been a valued member of the RDF team since 2012.  Two of Josh’s former cases were heard before the Oregon Supreme Court on the same day earlier this year.  This compliments his other awards, and we are happy his great work at the trial court level was recognized.


  • Super Lawyers: 2014 “Rising Star”
  • NORML: Lifetime Membership
  • AVVO: “Superb” Rating


Richard Morgan, Associate

Richard always goes above and beyond for his clients.  While he keeps a low profile on social media, his online reputation as an excellent attorney is solid.  Thank you to all of our clients who continue to go out of their way to give Richard glowing online reviews!


  • AVVO:  Excellent Rating
  • AVVO: “2017 Clients Choice Award”


Eric Pickard, Associate

Erick Pickard Award 2017

Eric has tremendous work ethic.  Outside of RDF, he is involved with several organizations in the Portland area.  To start, Eric is the Co-Chair of the CLE subcommittee of the Oregon State Bar New Lawyers Division (ONLD).  He is also a solid resource for the Young Lawyers Division of the Multnomah County Bar Association, and was on the Planning Committee of the 2017 Annual Pro bono Fair.  Eric also conducts continuing learning education (CLE) seminars to educate other attorneys about DUII law.

  • AVVO: “Excellent” Rating
  • National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Inc.:  2017 – 2018 “Top 10 Under 40 Attorney” in the state of Oregon Award


Erin Kirkwood, Associate

Erin Kirkwood Award 2017

Erin joined Reynolds Defense Firm in spring 2017.  She isn’t the only one in her family who has received an award.  She is the proud parent of her dog, Charlie.  Charlie was  the Northwest Field Trial Council’s Puppy of the Year in 2011.



  • AVVO: “Excellent” Rating
  • National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Inc.: 2017 – 2018 “Top 10 Attorney” in the state of Oregon Award

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