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  1. Chapter 7: 30%
    14 years, 250 cases
  2. Chapter 13: 20%
    14 years, 100 cases
  3. Litigation: 20%
    14 years, 150 cases
  4. Chapter 11: 15%
    14 years, 25 cases
  5. Commercial Real Estate: 15%
    14 years, 200 cases

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  • Tom Butcher

    I endorse this lawyer. Matt is an extremely gifted attorney. He is very knowledgeable about complex bankruptcy matters, and is an all-around nice guy.

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    Tom Butcher Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney
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  • Kelly Kennedy Brown

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Contact info

621 SW Morrison St Ste 1225
Portland, OR, 97205

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ORActive200207/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pro Bono AwardOregon State Bar, Debtor Creditor Section2010
Pro Bono AwardOregon State Bar, Debtor Creditor Section2009
Pro Bono AwardOregon State Bar, Debtor Creditor Section2008
Pro Bono AwardOregon State Bar, Debtor Creditor Section2005
Pro Bono AwardOregon State Bar Debtor Creditor Section2004
Pro Bono AwardOregon State Bar-Debtor Creditor Section2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerField Jerger, LLP2007 - Present
AssociateDickerson, P.C.2004 - 2007
AssociateFarleigh Wada Witt, P.C.2002 - 2003
Legal ExternUS Bankruptcy Court District of Oregon2001 - 2002
Legal ExternMarion County Circuit Court2000 - 2000
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Oregon State Bar, Debtor-Creditor SectionN/A2002 - Present
Oregon State Bar, Debtor-Creditor Section, Care Program Subcommittee (Portland)N/A2008 - 2010
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Pepperdine Dispute Resolution JournalMaking Peace the Old Fashioned Way: Infusing Traditional Tribal Practices into Modern ADR.2001
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pepperdine University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Linfield CollegeEconomics and Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Nuts and Bolts of BankruptcyThe Basics of Chapter 132011
Consumer Bankruptcy: The Basics of Chapters 7 and 13Chapter 13 Basics and General Bankruptcy Tips2010
Bankruptcy Law and LitigationBankruptcy Code and Rules2009
Bankruptcy Law and LitigationBankruptcy Code and Rules2008
Collection Issues in Bankruptcy LawCreditor's Options in Chapter 7, 11, and 132007