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Bret A Knewtson

Bret A Knewtson

Practice areas:

Bankruptcy & Debt, Consumer Protection

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 70%
    12 years
  2. Consumer Protection: 30%
    12 years



Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Adam Hanson

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Adam Hanson Lemon Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Paul C Galm

    I was adverse to Mr. Knewtson, but was impressed by his zealous advocacy of his client - even when it meant digging deep into obscure law. He did not shy away and it end in a good result for his client. And he was professional through out.


    Paul Galm Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Bret Knewtson

3000 NW Stucki
Suite 230-M
Hillsboro, OR, 97124-7107



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Oregon State Bar, Consumer Law SectionChair2009 - 2009
National Association of Consumer AttorneysChair of the Oregon Chapter2008 - 2013
Washington County Bar AssociationTreasurer2008 - 2010
Oregon Consumer Bankruptcy AssociationModerator2007 - Present
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesMember2007 - Present
Oregon State BarMember2003 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
CACV of Colo., LLC v Stevens, 248 Ore.App 624 (2012)Lost appeal on defense, prevailed on limiting attorney fees awared to plaintiff.
James Kim v Daniel Gordon PC et all Oregon Dist Crt10-1086-HZDefeated defendant's motion for summary judgment.
Boitz v McGavic, et alJury verdict against McGavic and Finney but not Johnson Mark LLC

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Publication NameTitleDate
Oregon State BarOSB Consumer Law Barbook2012
Oregon State BarOSB Consumer Law Barbook2012

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark Northwestern Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2003

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
FDCPA Jury Trial re Time barred debtFDCPA Jury Trial2013
ORCBA 2012 CLESecured Debt and Means Test2012
Case Updates Related to Debt DefenseCase Updates Related to Debt Defense2012
ORCBA 2011 CLESocial Security Income and the Means Test2011
2011 Pro Bono Fair/Introduction to Consumer LawDefending Debt Collection Lawsuits2011
WACBA Dinner CLE/Consumer LawDefending a Collection Case2010
Bankrutpcy BasicsConsumer claims in Bankrutpcy2010