Riccola Voigt


Riccola Voigt is currently a Pro Tem Judge in Grant County Justice Court, in Canyon City, Oregon. Riccola was previously a criminal defense attorney, representing clients in criminal, probation violation, contempt, civil commitment, dependency, and juvenile delinquency proceedings. She has a sociology degree from the University of Texas at Austin and earned her law degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law. In law school, Riccola served as the law review literary and senior editor and clerked for the U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division and for a U.S. District Court Judge. In 2010, she graduated as Valedictorian and her law review note, Recovery Planning, Science and Flexibility Under the Endangered Species Act was published.

Articles By Riccola Voigt

Washington’s Open Container Laws
Washington generally prohibits consumption and possession of open containers of alcohol and marijuana in motor vehicles. Read about the laws' specifics and the penalties for an open container ticket.
Virginia’s Open Container Law
Virginia’s open container law and the penalties for drinking alcohol and possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.
Oregon’s Open Container Law
Read about Oregon's open container law and the penalties for consuming and possessing open containers of alcohol in a vehicle.
Underage DUII in Oregon
The consequences of driving under the influence of intoxicants for a person under 21 years of age.
Oregon’s DUII Diversion Program
Learn about Oregon's eligibility and completion requirements and the consequences of failing to successfully complete the DUII diversion.
Oklahoma’s Open Container Law
Oklahoma generally prohibits consuming alcohol as well as possessing and transporting open containers of alcohol in motor vehicles, with a few exceptions. Read about the specifics of the open container rules and the penalties for a violation
Illinois Underage DUI
The drinking age in Illinois is 21 and consumption of alcohol by anyone under 21 is illegal with a few exceptions. Because underage drinkers cause a disproportionate number of alcohol-related auto fatalities, the standards are stricter and the penalties may be harsher for those under 21.
Underage DUI in Colorado
Subject to a few exceptions, consumption and possession of alcohol by a person under 21 years of age is illegal in Colorado.
Iowa’s OWI Deferred Adjudication Program
“Operating while intoxicated” (OWI) is a serious offense that carries long-term consequences. However, certain OWI offenders are eligible for the deferred adjudication program. This program gives offenders the opportunity to avoid an OWI conviction.
Driving Under the Influence of Drugs in New York
Driving while intoxicated by drugs is a crime in New York. A conviction can result in fines, jail time, and license suspension.