Boender & Payment Attorneys

Criminal Defense & ​Family Law

We are experienced criminal defense and family law trial lawyers. From our law offices in Eugene, we are dedicated to providing efficient and effective legal services to clients throughout Oregon, including Portland and Salem.

​Our Attorneys Work for You

We are aggressive and dedicated to achieving the best possible outcome for our clients. We will investigate and can engage with top expert witnesses to aid your criminal defense or family law case.

​Contact Us for Legal Consultation

If you or your loved one has a been arrested or is facing criminal allegations, call or email us now. Our friendly staff will connect you to one of our knowledgeable attorneys.

Practice Areas



Felonies & Measure 11 Crimes
Sex Crimes
Domestic Violence
Stalking & Restraining Orders
DUII & Drunk Driving
Drug Crimes
Theft & Misdemeanors
White-Collar Crimes



Child Custody
Fathers Rights
LGBT Family Law, Marriage and



Estate Planning
Advanced Healthcare Directives
Simple Wills
Powers of Attorney



General Business
Real Estate

Bryan Boender, Attorney

Bryan Boender

Attorney Bryan Boender is an experienced trial lawyer. He has extensive experience with major felonies, federal criminal defense, misdemeanor offenses, and cases of drunk or drugged driving (DUII). This experience includes complex criminal defense, such as homicides, sex crimes, domestic violence, “Measure 11” offenses, and death penalty defense. Bryan also practices university student conduct defense, such as Title IX violations involving sexual misconduct. Additionally, Bryan has litigated and tried federal civil rights cases in the United States District Court. He has argued before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Bryan is a combat veteran. He served with the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division in Afghanistan. Bryan is a life member of both the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (OCDLA) and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL). Read More

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Chelsea Payment, Attorney

Chelsea Payment

Chelsea Payment is a zealous attorney with a passion for advocacy. Chelsea is a native Oregonian who received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Oregon in 2009. Chelsea earned her Doctor of Jurisprudence from the College of Law at Willamette University and became a member of the Oregon State Bar in 2014. Chelsea handles a versatile case load that includes criminal defense, family law, and personal injury matters. Chelsea is a member of the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Multnomah County Bar Association, Marion County Bar Association, Lane County Bar Association, and OWLS. Read More

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Lynn Shepard, Attorney

Lynn Shepard

Lynn Shepard has been helping clients through the most challenging family law matters for more than 30 years. She understands the personal difficulties that these cases present; her goal is to keep the stress off your shoulders and help you find legal solutions. Her areas of practice include family law, probate, estate planning and Federal criminal defense. Lynn received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Oregon in 1974, and Juris Doctorate from the University of Oregon in 1979. Lynn is a member of the Oregon State Bar Association, Lane County Bar Association, Idaho State Bar Association, and she is the Past Chair, Oregon State Bar Family Law Section and Lane County Bar, Family Law Section. She also serves on the following boards: Lane County Law and Advocacy, Halfway House Services, Community Mediation Services, and the Advisory Board for Lane County Family Mediation. Read More

David Williamson, Attorney

David Williamson

David is an Oregon native born and raised in Eastern Oregon. David’s life has always been rather non-traditional as the third of seven children and the first member of his family to earn an advanced degree. David served in the U.S. Army. He earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Oregon School of Law. David’s law practice focuses on all aspects of family law and business law. Read More