Portland Bankruptcy Attorney

Firm Overview

Our firm focuses on delivering clients expert legal advice regarding debt relief and bankruptcy. Unlike many other bankruptcy law firms and attorneys, we only represent debtors in bankruptcy.

By taking pride in our personal, open-minded process, Portland Bankruptcy Law Group provides efficient and cost-effective legal services, while providing individuals with peace of mind through our expert advice and personalized legal representation. Unlike many other law firms, you will always meet with the experienced attorney who is handling your case. We strive to give every one of our clients the personal attention they deserve.

We offer a free consultation and affordable payment plans, and evening appointments are available.
Main Office
Portland Bankruptcy Law Group
2207 NE Broadway Suite 100
Portland  OR  97232
  • 503-380-7822
  • 503-548-4026


Free Initial Consultation?
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
Most bankruptcy cases are handled for fixed fees. Occasionally, in Chapter 13 cases fees are billed by the hour for post-filing work.

Office Information

Office Hours
Monday through Friday, 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Emergency After Hours
Languages Spoken
For over 15 years I have been helping individuals and small businesses with debt relief issues. I have filed thousands of bankruptcy cases in my career.
A fundamental goal of the federal bankruptcy laws is to give to the honest but unfortunate debtor a new opportunity in life and a clear field for future effort, unhampered by the pressure and discouragement of preexisting debt. This goal is accomplished through the bankruptcy discharge, which releases debtors from personal liability from specific debts and prohibits creditors from ever taking any action against the debtor to collect those debts. If you file bankruptcy it will stop repossessions and foreclosures, stop garnishments, and your assets will be protected.

I am here to assess your financial situation and to determine what your options are. If you need to file bankruptcy, I will hold your hand in the process and make sure we achieve the best result possible for you.

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

From 2001-2005 I worked for a prominent law firm in NW Portland, and our primary specialty was consumer bankruptcy. I learned from one of the best attorneys on the west coast, Kent Snyder, and found that I really enjoy this area of the law. I particularly enjoy the practice of bankruptcy law because I can make a positive difference in people's lives and we rarely have to engage in litigation.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others?

I have spent the majority of my legal career practicing in the area of bankruptcy, over 15 years. My partner and I have both filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the past, so we have personal knowledge of what it is like to go through bankruptcy and of the benefits of doing so. I have filed thousands of bankruptcy cases in my career and that I have made a difference in the lives of many.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

We are a small firm and we really focus on giving personalized attention to our clients. We are not a bankruptcy "mill". We take the time to get to know our clients and their goals, and we strive to hold our clients' hands through the process to insure that it is a positive experience.

Christopher Kane

  • Bar Number: 950863
    Oregon , 1995
  • Portland State University
    Bachelor of Science - Economics, Minor in Sociology , 1991
  • Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College
    Juris Doctor , 1994

Christopher Kane

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