Noah Horst

Noah grew up in Massachusetts. He earned a BS in Biology and Environmental Studies from Tufts University where he was a member of the Men's Swimming team and a Captain and Most Valuable Player of the Water Polo team. After college, Noah earned a Master of Public Health from Boston University School of Public Health while simultaneuously working at a pulmonary immunology research lab. Noah moved to Oregon in 2004 to attend Lewis and Clark Law School where he was an editor at the Lewis and Clark Law review and earned an Enviromental and Natural Resources Law Certificate.

During Law School, Noah worked as a law clerk at the Department of Justice Trial Division in Salem and as a Law Clerk for the Federal Public Defender. After graduation, Noah worked as a Staff Attorney at Metropolitan Public Defender Services, Inc. Noah handled hundreds of cases including felonies, misdemeanors, civil commitments, probation violations and restraining orders.

Organizations and Interests

Noah is a member of the Oregon State Bar and is admitted to practice in the Federal District Court for the District of Oregon. He is also a member of the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Multnomah Bar Association, and serves on the OCDLA Education Committee. Noah is an experienced trial lawyer and courtroom advocate and also graduated from the National Criminal Defense College in Macon, Georgia and the OCDLA Trial Skills College in Eugene, Oregon. Noah teaches Voir Dire to new lawyers in the criminal defense bar through his membership in the Metropolitan Public Defender Trial Skills Faculty and at the OCDLA New Lawyers Conference. Noah has also been a featured speaker at the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Annual and Winter Conferences and the New Lawyers Annual Seminar. Noah volunteers his time as an attorney for the CLiF Project, which provides legal services to clients who were adjudicated as juvenile sex offenders and are seeking relief from sex offender registration and on the board of Better People which provides counseling and employment services to people with legal histories.