Phone: (503) 727-1040
Sean Hoar has served with the United States Department of Justice in Eugene, Oregon, as an Assistant United States Attorney since 1991. His caseload consists primarily of complex white collar and high tech crime, including identity theft and Internet fraud. He is a member of a national network of Assistant United States Attorneys who provide legal assistance in computer-crime emergencies and he facilitates training for domestic and international law enforcement regarding financial crimes, digital evidence, and information security. He also helps coordinate the Financial Crimes & Digital Evidence Foundation, a nonprofit corporation which facilitates training on the detection, investigation and prosecution of financial fraud, and the acquisition and use of digital evidence.
He has twice received the highest honor bestowed upon an Assistant United States Attorney by the Department of Justice, the Director's Award, for accomplishments in litigation and the provision of national assistance to prosecutors and investigators. He has also been featured in Newsweek, and his cases have been featured in various media, including the NBC Nightly News and the New York Times Magazine.
Prior to joining the United States Department of Justice, Hoar served as an Assistant District Attorney for Lane County in Eugene, Oregon, from 1987 to 1991 where he supervised the District Court Division and prosecuted a wide range of felony offenses including narcotics, property and violent crime in the Circuit Court Division. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States District Court for the District of Oregon, and the various courts in the State of Oregon.