Skip to main content

Avvo Advisor

Stop searching and get answers.

Talk to an Avvo-vetted lawyer on the phone now. 15-min call for just $39.

Learn more

About Me

Now offering low-priced, flat rate document review services. For example, do you need someone to review your real estate contract or contract with a construction contractor? Or any other type of contract? Contact me! I offer house calls!


 I have practiced law since 1999 and I am licensed to do so in Washington.   

My practice concentrates on real estate, contruction, litigation and legal advice/counseling to individuals and businesses.  Whether you need our real estate contract reviewed, have a dispute with your neighbor or contactor, or need general legal advice, I am here to help. 




Photos and Videos

1501330 1250788486

Practice Areas


  1. Litigation: 27%
  2. Real Estate: 24%
  3. Construction & Development: 24%
  4. Residential: 13%
  5. Environmental and Natural Resources: 12%



Hourly ($125-200/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (20 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

15 total 

  • Lisa E Martin

    I endorse this lawyer's work. Chris is one of the most intelligent and detail-oriented lawyers I have ever had the experience of working with which is so important in litigation. Chris is a true advocate for his clients and has the skill and ability to use the law to his clients' advantage while keeping fees and costs at a reasonable level. He is extremely ethical and collegial with other lawyers. I would recommend Chris to anyone who is looking for a sharp lawyer who is empathetic to his/her situation and who possesses a great deal of integrity.


    Lisa Martin Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Walter Weiss Jr

    Chris is a very skilled attorney. He is efficient and capable of handling the most complex tasks in a superb manner. I highly recommend him.


    Walter Weiss Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Office of Christopher M. Veley

19215 SE 34th Street
Suite 106-345
Camas, WA, 98607


ORResigned 200009/16/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Graduation Honors: Magna Cum Laude (3.59 GPA; Ranked 4th of 131)Gonzaga University School of Law1999
Cali Award for Excellence - Juvenile LawGonzaga University School of Law1999
Cali Award for Excellence - Legal Research & Writing 4Gonzaga University School of Law1998
Cali Award for Excellence - Legal Research & Writing 2Gonzaga University School of Law1997
Cali Award for Excellence - Legal Research & Writing 3Gonzaga University School of Law1997
Cali Award for Excellence - Criminal LawGonzaga University School of Law1996
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerChristopher M. Veley, Solo Attorney2013 - Present
Partner AttorneySlinde & Nelson LLC2011 - 2013
Managing Shareholder AttorneyMartin & Veley, P.C.2008 - 2011
Associate AttorneyJordan Schrader Ramis PC2007 - 2008
Associate AttorneyMiller Nash LLP2006 - 2007
Associate AttorneyBullivant Houser Bailey2002 - 2006
Associate AttorneyMitchell, Lang & Smith2000 - 2002
Law Clark / Rule 9 Legal InternWashington State Office of the Attorney General (Torts Division)1997 - 1999
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Oregon Remodelers AssociationProfessional Member2009 - 2012
Clark County Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionPresident2006 - 2007
Building Industry Association of Clark CountyProfessional Member2006 - 2014
Washington State Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionBoard of Trustees2004 - 2007
Defense Research InstituteMember2002 - 2006
American Bar AssociationMember2002 - 2012
Washington Defense Trial LawyersRegional Chairman2002 - 2009
Multnomah County Bar AssociationMember2000 - 2013
Oregon State Bar AssociationMember2000 - 2014
Clark County Bar AssociationMember2000 - 2014
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor (Magna Cum Laude)1999
Western State College of ColoradoPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Oregon Remodelers Association Monthly Member Luncheon, October 2010Oregon & Washington Construction Liens and Other Payment Collection Options for the Construction Contractor2010
Commercial & Residential Evictions (CLE)Commercial Evictions / Unlawful Detainer Actions2008
Washington Construction LiensWashington & Oregon Construction Liens2006
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division Spring ConferenceExtreme Makeover: How to Remodel and Revitalize your Local YLD Affiliate2006
National Association of Legal Professionals (NALP), Portland ChapterA Guide to Clark County, Washington Practice & Procedure for the Oregon Practitioner2003