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John W O'Leary

Practice areas:

Bankruptcy & Debt, Debt Collection, Landlord & Tenant, Business, Lawsuits & Disputes

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 50%
  2. Landlord & Tenant: 15%
  3. Debt Collection: 15%
  4. Lawsuits & Disputes: 10%
  5. Business: 10%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

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    I refer all of my clients who need bankruptcy advice to John because I know they will receive excellent representation from a caring professional.


    Brandon Johnson Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Timothy Donald Anderson

    John and his staff work to help people in periods of extreme financial stress. They create careful solutions and treat each client with honor and respect. John is a Bankruptcy attorney who cares for his clients.


    Timothy Anderson Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Hames Anderson Whitlow & O'Leary, PS

601 W Kennewick Ave
PO Box 5498
Kennewick, WA, 99336




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pro Bono Community AwardLegal Aid Services of Oregon2011

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyHames, Anderson & Whitlow, PS2002 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2012 - Present
Bankruptcy Bar Asociation for the Eastern District of WashingtonBoard Member2012 - Present
Bankruptcy Bar Asociation for the Eastern District of WashingtonMember2010 - 2012
Benton Franklin County Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
A.M. Todd Co. v. B&G Farms Inc.Judgment for plaintiff exceeding $3 million, upheld on appeal.

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of California - BerkeleyN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1995

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Consumer Bankruptcy Basics and BeyondChairman2014
Bankruptcy Basics and Beyond CLEReaffirmation Agreements2011
Sun Mtn. Bankr. Retreat and Seminar CLEBad Faith Bankruptcy Filings2010