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I enjoy being an attorney.  In my spare time I like to spend time with my family.


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Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 65%
  2. Foreclosure: 20%
  3. Tax: 15%



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Keith Karnes

1860 Hawthorne Ave. Ste. 10
Salem, OR, 97301


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyKeith Karnes2012 - Present
PartnerCascade Pacific Lawyers, LLC2011 - 2012
AttorneyOlsen Daines2003 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
Oregon State Bar, Debtor-Creditor SectionExecutive Committee2012 - 2012
Oregon State Bar, Consumer Law SectionChair2010 - 2010
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember2008 - Present
Mortgage Lending and Foreclosure WorkgroupMember2007 - 2008
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2005 - Present
Oregon State Bar, Consumer Law SectionMember2004 - Present
Federal Bar Association (Oregon chapter)Member2004 - Present
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesMember2003 - Present
Oregon State Bar, Debtor-Creditor SectionMember2003 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Papst v. BayWon Summary Judgment
Papst v. BayWon Summary Judgment
Ray v. State of OregonObtained Summary Judgment
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Publication nameTitleDate
2009 Oregon Legislative HighlightsCommerical, Consumer, Debtor-Creditor and Lien Law2009
Oregon Trial Lawyers AssociationHarassed2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Willamette University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Brigham Young UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Oregon State Bar, Debtor-Creditor SectionForeclosure Defense2011
Northwest Bankruptcy InstituteForeclosure Defense2011
Surviving the Economic TsunamiForeclosure2010
NW Bankruptcy InstituteLook before you leap2010
Hope for HomeownersForeclosure2009
Lane County Debtor Creditor MeetingConsumer and Commerical Law Update2008
Foreclosure, Loan Servicing and BankruptcyForeclosure Defense2008
Consumer Law CLEForeclosure Defense2008
ForeclosureMortgage Service Abuse2007