Terri Wood exclusively practices criminal defense at the Law Office of Terri Wood, P.C. As an AV-Preeminent* rated attorney with Martindale-Hubbell, her peers have recognized her professionalism and high ethical practice in criminal defense. She is ranked in "The Top 100 Trial Attorneys" in Oregon by the National Trial Lawyers, and listed in "Best Lawyers in America." She was admitted as a Fellow to The Litigation Counsel of America, Proven Trial Lawyers, in 2015. In 2017 she was honored as a "Top 25 Women Lawyers" in Oregon by Super Lawyers. Before graduating with her Juris Doctor from the University of Florida, Holland Law Center, Ms. Wood worked as a reporter for Florida newspapers affiliated with the New York Times where she covered the courts, government and police beats from 1975 to 1981. She worked for the Florida Office of the Public Defender from 1982 to 1988. She started private practice in Eugene in 1988, and defends clients in federal and state courts.