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About Me

Mr. Palmer works tirelessly to resolve your legal matter effectively and efficiently.  His goal is to provide the highest quality legal service at an exceptional value.  He strives to bring superior communication and compassion to the attorney-client relationship.


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Practice Areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 34%
    9 years
  2. Family: 33%
    9 years
  3. Estate Planning: 33%
    11 years



Hourly ($200/hour), Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

31 total 

  • Mark V. Clay

    I highly endorse Mr. Palmer. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who achieves great results in representing clients! I want all people to contact him for help.


    Mark Clay Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Dmitriy Shakhnevich

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Dmitriy Shakhnevich Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

Stahancyk, Kent & Hook, PC

552 Commercial Street
Astoria, OR, 97103



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Oregon Top 10 Attorney BadgeNational Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2014
Orlando John and Marian H. Hollis ScholarshipUniversity of Oregon School of LawN/A
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyStahancyk, Kent & Hook, PC2014 - Present
MemberWaldman Palmer, LLC2013 - 2014
AttorneyChristopher J. Palmer, Attorney-at-law2012 - 2012
Deputy County CounselCounty of Siskiyou, Office of County Counsel2009 - 2010
Attorney/PresidentVertex Legal, Inc.2008 - 2009
AttorneyDowling Aaron & Keeler2007 - 2008
AttorneyKimble, MacMichael & Upton, A Professional Corporation2004 - 2007
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Clatsop County Bar AssociationSecretary2012 - Present
Oregon State BarAttorney2012 - Present
Leadership Fresno, Class XXIIPresident2006 - 2006
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2004 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Y. Ramirez v. Brah Enterprises, Inc.Settlement reached by the parties.
County of Fresno v. Kenton SanbergFinding for Defendant
Neil v. HernandezCourt issued Final Stalking Protective Order and Judgment
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Publication NameTitleDate
AVVOOregon's Independent Contractor Law2012
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Oregon School of LawLaw (Certificate in Business Law)JD - Juris Doctor2003
California State University, FresnoPhilosophy (pre-law) & Communication (organizational emphasis)BA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Innovations in Solo and Small Firm PracticeInnovations in Firm Structure, Billing, and Compensation2013
SJVBCC SeminarTop 5 Mistakes Business Owners Should AvoidN/A
Selma Chamber of Commerce SeminarLegal Landmines - Common Pitfalls of a Small BusinessN/A
SCORE/SBA SeminarChoice of Entity ConsiderationsN/A
CVBI Business Seminar SeriesLegal Issues for Small Business OwnersN/A
Clovis Chamber of Commerce Seminar SeriesLegal Landmines - Common Pitfalls of a Small BusinessN/A
Business SeminarIncorporation IssuesN/A