About Julio

Julio “Mingo” Vidrio focuses the bulk of his practice on assisting FOP members in criminal, civil, administrative, and labor matters. He combines his life experience, law enforcement background, and his legal training to bring about the best result possible for each client.

Mr. Vidrio was drawn to the practice of law after spending over eight years working as a police officer. Mr. Vidrio saw firsthand how the court system worked for many different people and decided he could better serve as an advocate for those in need. Mr. Vidrio decided to advance his education and went on to complete his undergraduate degree at Western Oregon University while working a demanding graveyard shift with the Salem Police Department. Determined to succeed, Mr. Vidrio obtained his degree while managing his career in law enforcement and raising a young family. After graduation from Western Oregon University Mr. Vidrio was accepted to Willamette University College of Law.

Prior to joining the firm in 2023, Mr. Vidrio worked as a criminal defense attorney and as a police officer for over eight years. Mr. Vidrio received specialized training as a field sobriety test instructor and Drug Recognition Expert. Mr. Vidrio’s law enforcement background provides unique insights in the legal field because he knows where to look when assessing an investigation by law enforcement.

Mr. Vidrio is an adjunct instructor at Western Oregon University, where he teaches American Jurisprudence and Constitutional law. Mr. Vidrio is a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corp and understands the challenges faced by veterans. When not at work, Julio enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters.

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon


  • JD, Willamette University College of Law
  • BS, Western Oregon University


  • Adjunct Instructor, Western Oregon University, American Jurisprudence and Constitutional Law
  • Veteran, United States Marine Corp