FILED: December 20, 2006

IN THE COURT OF APPEALS OF THE STATE OF OREGON

STATE OF OREGON,

Respondent,

v.

FERESHTEH SABET,

Appellant.

D040271M; A125991

Appeal from Circuit Court, Washington County.

Gayle A. Nachtigal, Judge.

Submitted on record and briefs November 3, 2006.

Peter A. Ozanne, Executive Director, Peter Gartlan, Chief Defender, Legal Services Division, and Joshua B. Crowther, Deputy Public Defender, Office of Public Defense Services, filed the brief for appellant.

Hardy Myers, Attorney General, Mary H. Williams, Solicitor General, and Steven R. Powers, Assistant Attorney General, filed the brief for respondent.

Before Haselton, Presiding Judge, and Armstrong and Rosenblum, Judges.

PER CURIAM

Reversed and remanded for new trial.

PER CURIAM

Defendant appeals her convictions on four counts of telephonic harassment, ORS 166.090, arguing that the trial court erred in accepting her waiver of her right to counsel without discerning whether defendant understood the dangers of self-representation. The state concedes that the trial court did not engage in a colloquy with defendant to address the risks of self-representation or the benefits of having an attorney. We accept the state's concession as well founded. See State v. Meyrick, 313 Or 125, 133, 831 P2d 666 (1992) (explaining the need for a trial court to ensure that the defendant "understand[s] the risks of self-representation").

Reversed and remanded for new trial.


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