Keith Karnes, Attorney At Law

Keith Karnes, Attorney At Law

Keith Karnes is a Salem, Oregon Bankruptcy Attorney who offers help with bankruptcy, foreclosure defense, tax settlements, and consumer litigation.

Firm Overview

Keith Karnes is a Salem, Oregon attorney who practices throughout Oregon and Washington. Keith handles cases from simple no asset bankruptcy cases to complicated reorganizations. He has extensive bankruptcy knowledge and experience.

Keith also has an active non-bankruptcy practice. Keith has litigated foreclosure, creditor harassment, credit reporting, and fraud cases. In addition, Keith represents people who have tax problems with the IRS or the Oregon Department of Revenue.

Keith is the past chair of the Consumer Law Section of the Oregon State Bar and is currently serving on the Executive Committee of the Debtor-Creditor Section of the Oregon State Bar. He has also served on the Governor's foreclosure work group and has served on legislative work groups dealing with foreclosure, debt collection, and other consumer statutes.

Keith is a frequent lecturer and author of topics relating to bankruptcy, debt collection, credit reporting, foreclosure, and other consumer and small business issues.
Main Office
Main Office
1860 Hawthorne Ave. Ste. 10
Salem  OR  97301
  • (503) 385-8888

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Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8:30am to 5:30 pm
Emergency After Hours
Keith Karnes is an attorney with experience helping people and small businesses with fiancial issues. Keith practices bankruptcy, foreclosure, tax defense, fair debt collection, and fair credit reporting. For a free consulation call (503) 385-8888.
Keith Karnes is an attorney admitted in Oregon and Washington. He has substancial experience in dealing with financial issues. Keith has represented individuals, small businesses and farmers in bankruptcy. Keith also represents individuals and small businesses in foreclosure and other financial litigation.

Keith also represents individuals who have been harassed by debt collectors, are the victims of identity theft or who have errors on their credit report.

Keith is the past chair of the Oregon State Bar Consumer Law Section and is currently a member of the Oregon State Bar Consumer Law Section Executive Committee and the Oregon State Bar Debtor-Creditor Section Executive Committee.

Keith has also served on the governor's foreclosure workgroup as well as work on other consumer protection work groups including foreclosure and debt settlement legislation.

Keith has written several articles on bankruptcy, fair debt collection, and fair credit reporting. He has also lectured for the Northwest Bankruptcy Institute, the Oregon State Bar, the National Assoc. of Consumer Advocates, and several other local bar associations.

Keith offers a free consultation to discuss your matter.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Keith Karnes is committed to resolving your financial issues in a way that is cost effective and makes sense for you. Sometimes bankruptcy is not the answer. Instead, what you need is an experienced attorney who hadles tax settlements, loan workouts, or even litigation.

Keith hanldes all of these matters in bankruptcy court, federal court, and state court. If you have creditors who are trying to collect we will explain all of your options. Sometimes the answer is to do nothing. When the people who are collecting from you are harassing you, then the solution may be to file suit against them for violating fair debt collection law. If you want peace of mind without the uncertainty of litigation, then bankruptcy is likely your best option. However, whatever road you choose, we are able to help.

Keith D. Karnes

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