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About me

I am the Legal Director of the Community Law Project, a nonprofit dedicated to meeting the everyday legal needs of Oregonians.  We have a broad practice, with areas including bankruptcy, employment law, consumer issues, small business advising, tenant representation, small claims court advising, personal income tax issues, and more.


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Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 60%
    16 years
  2. Divorce: 10%
    8 years
  3. Landlord & Tenant: 10%
    16 years
  4. Employment: 10%
    16 years
  5. Debt Settlement: 10%
    16 years



Hourly ($60-250/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • George Gilbert

    Scot is very bright, and I would refer anyone dealing with a landlord/tenant issue to him.


    George Gilbert Car accident Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Oliver Thomas O'Brien

    I cannot express how much I relied on Mr. Eliot's endless wisdom when first delving into Bankruptcy law. He is truly a name in this field amongst Portland attorneys.


    Oliver O'Brien Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Community Law Project

420 SW Washington St
Suite 400
Portland, OR, 97204


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Cum LaudeLewis and Clark Law School2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Legal DirectorCommunity Law Project2013 - Present
OwnerEliot Law Office2000 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Oregon District CourtAdmitted to Practice2000 - Present
9th Circuit Court of AppealsAdmitted to Practice2000 - Present
Multnomah Bar AssociationMember2004 - 2005
Oregon Trial Lawyer AssociationMember2000 - 2008
Lewis and Clark Law ReviewAssociate Editor1999 - 2000
Owen Panner Inn of CourtStudent Member1998 - 1999
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Williams v. PCC StructuralSettlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
Consumer Law in OregonConsumer Leasing Act2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Reed CollegePhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Consumer Law CLEConsumer Leasing Act2005