Experience and personal attention. " I also found he was the most cost effective attorney in the Portland area for bankruptcy"R.W.

Firm Overview

Welcome. I have been a Portland bankruptcy lawyer since 1994 and before that worked as a bankruptcy attorney in Eugene for a two years after law school. In the last 20 years I have helped hundreds of clients successfully file bankruptcy in Oregon

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Main Office
3939 NE Hancock St. Ste 304



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

Since starting my practice in 1994, I have represented over 1,000 clients in bankruptcy cases, I have handled enough bankruptcies to be experienced yet I still retain a personal relationship with my clients. Some bankruptcy attorneys handle a thousand cases or more in one year! I simply do not want to be a "bankruptcy mill" and push through case after case. I prefer to work one-to-one with my clients. In fact, you will NEVER work with a paralegal or secretary if you hire me. I do use a typist for data entry, but all of my clients interact only with me. I answer all client questions myself and I strive to return telephone calls or email the same day. And this does not cost more. My fees are comparable to or less than most firms.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Even thinking about filing a bankruptcy brings up many emotions and worries, and trying to choose a lawyer to help you through the bankruptcy filing process is not easy. Let's face it, there are many bankruptcy attorneys in Oregon and, unless you were referred to me from someone you know and trust, you do not know much about me. I would like to assure you that my goal is to help you through the process with understanding, compassion and skill. I hope that after browsing through this website you will learn enough to feel comfortable contacting me via email or telephone to schedule a free consultation. Filing bankruptcy is a legal and ethical option for people that need help. Let me explain how bankruptcy may be able to help you by scheduling a free office or telephone consultation. My initial consultations are always free* and there is no pressure to "sign up.



I graduated from the University of Oregon Law School in December of 1992. In 1993 and 1994 I handled criminal and consumer law cases and worked as a clerk for a bankruptcy lawyer in Eugene. My wife and I moved to Portland in 1994. I have been practicing bankruptcy law in Portland Oregon ever since.

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