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Christopher L Parnell

Bankruptcy and debt Attorney at Portland, OR

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  • State Years
    Oregon - OR 18 years
    Washington - WA 13 years
  • Licensed for 18 years
    State OR
    Acquired 2005
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 13 years
    State WA
    Acquired 2010
    Voluntarily Resigned No misconduct found

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About Christopher

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Christopher L. Parnell is Of Counsel in Dunn Carney’s Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights practice group. Chris has extensive experience representing creditors, trustees, and business debtors on a wide range of bankruptcy and insolvency issues. In addition, Chris represents clients on a variety of commercial litigation matters.

In 2012 and 2013, Oregon Super Lawyers recognized Chris as a Rising Star in Bankruptcy.  He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Debtor-Creditor Section of the Oregon State Bar.

Before joining Dunn Carney, Chris was an associate in the Bankruptcy practice group at another Portland law firm.  Prior to law school,  Chris worked in the fields of music and art.


Dunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue
851 SW Sixth Ave
Suite 1500
Portland, OR, 97204

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AVVO RATING 8.8 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Farleigh Wada Witt
  • 2005 - 2011


  • Lewis & Clark Northwestern Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2005
  • University of Virginia
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1994


  • Multnomah County Bar Association
  • Member
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  • Oregon State Bar Association
  • Debtor-Creditor Section, Executive Committee
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Oregon Association of Defense Counsel
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Federal Bar Association
  • N/A
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • N/A
  • Northwest Business for Culture and the Arts (NWBCA)
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star in Bankruptcy
  • Oregon Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Rising Star in Bankruptcy
  • Oregon Super Lawyesr
  • 2012


  • Oregon State Bar Oregon Civil Litigation Manual
  • Costs and Disbursements Chapter
  • 2008

Speaking Engagements

  • NACM NW Seed Credit Association
  • Identifying and Mitigating Risk of Financially Distressed Customers
  • 2013
  • NACM NW Seed Credit Association
  • Preferential Transfers in Bankruptcy: A Creditor’s Perspective
  • 2013
  • Dunn Carney Ag Summit
  • Agricultural Liens
  • 2013
  • Oregon State Bar Debtor-Creditor Section Newsletter and Annual Meeting
  • Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel and District of Oregon Case Notes
  • 2011
  • Introduction to Legal Concepts Boot Camp
  • Bankruptcy Law & Procedure
  • 2011
  • HR Conference
  • Pre-Employment Testing
  • 2007
  • Conference
  • New and Emerging Topics in Employment Law
  • 2006
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Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jun 05
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"Chris is a very knowledgable bankruptcy attorney. Chris does an excellent job representing the interests fo his clients. I would not hesitate to referring him to anyone needing representation in bankruptcy court."
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Portland Bankruptcy and debt Lawyer Christopher L Parnell
Christopher L Parnell
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
Portland, OR
Licensed for 18 years