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Clarke Balcom

also known as Clarke Balcom Law and Oregon Defenders

About me

We are bankruptcy and defense attorneys who have helped hundreds of individuals facing the problems of too much debt, foreclosure, tax problems, and DUII charges. We are known and  respected across the state for our experience and ability to solve tough problems. Over the years we have helped hundreds of individuals recover from the stress and setbacks of financial and legal problems to get a fresh start. Let us help you get your life back! Call us today to set up a consultation.


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Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 35%
    15 years
  2. Tax: 26%
    15 years
  3. DUI & DWI: 24%
    11 years
  4. Foreclosure: 15%
    13 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Yunus M. Paisner

    I endorse Clarke Balcom. He is a leader in our local community as well as the state of Oregon in the areas of bankruptcy, Income tax, and consumer's rights. Clark is a superb attorney who always takes time from his schedule to help those in need of guidance.


    Yunus Paisner Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Kelly Kennedy Brown

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Kelly Brown Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Clarke Balcom Law and Oregon Defenders

1312 SW 16th Ave
2nd Floor
Portland, OR, 97201


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerClarke Balcom Law2005 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Oregon State Bar, Debtor-Creditor SectionExecutive Committee2003 - Present
NACA (National Associaltion of Consumer Attorneys)N/AN/A
NACBA (National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys)N/AN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Oregon State Bar, Debtor-Creditor SectionIssues and Strategies in Collection of Judgments2013
Oregon State BarReal Estate and Land Use: Looking Forward to New Opportunities2009

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