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Peter Bunch

About me

Peter is dedicated to bringing outstanding legal services to his clients in dealing with their family law issues.  Peter brings intelligence and understanding to all matters involving family law, including divorce, custody, high asset cases, legal separation,  parenting time, support, and a wide range of other family law disputes.  In addition, Peter has an active appellate practice defending and prosecuting appeals ranging from complex civil litigation to family law disputes.         


Peter is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and has been selected as an Oregon Super Lawyer.  Peter is a frequent speaker on a wide variety of topics for continuing legal education seminars.


In addition to his work as a lawyer, Peter’s interests include composing and recording music, running, and reading.  Peter is a published songwriter.  He has been a voting member of The Recording Academy (Grammy Awards) since 1982.  Peter remains active in the music industry, and has recorded and produced several local artists.




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Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 50%
    20 years, 500 cases
  2. Child Custody: 20%
    20 years, 200 cases
  3. Alimony: 20%
    20 years, 500 cases
  4. Appeals: 10%
    20 years, 30 cases


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


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Contact info

The Law Firm of Peter Bunch

511 SE 11th Ave
Ste. 201
Portland, OR, 97214


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ownerThe Law Firm of Peter Bunch, LLC2010 - Present
PartnerZimmer & Bunch, LLC1998 - 2009
lawyerKennedy King & Zimmer1995 - 1998
legal clerkOregon Court of Appeals1993 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/A2013 - Present
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers chapterMember2006 - Present
Multnomah Bar AssociationN/A1995 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Powell and Powellsuccessfull
Wang and ZhouPrevailed on custody and parenting time
Luetkenhaus and Smithprevailed on appeal
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Publication nameTitleDate
Family Law HandbookDiscovery2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawN/AN/A1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual Family Law ConferencePleading and Practice in Family Law2014
Dealing with Unrepresented PartiesDealing with Unrepresented parties2012
Relationship AgreementsSetting Aside Judgments2009
Hot Topics in a Cold EconomyDrafting spousal support language2009
22nd Family Law SeminarDivorce in an era of ecomonic decline2009