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A tax and debt relief practitioner and consumer advocate, Mr. Anderson has also been certified in Consumer Bankruptcy by the American Board of Certification.  He has practiced in the Oregon Bankruptcy Court since being admitted to the federal court bar in 1979.  He is a member of the National Association of Consumer Advocates and the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.  Mr. Anderson is also a member of the Bankruptcy Law Network, LLC, a group of bankruptcy attorneys who collaborate in one of the most comprehensive publications on bankruptcy and consumer matters available on the Worldwide Web.


Languages spoken: German

Practice areas


  1. Tax: 40%
    38 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Bankruptcy: 40%
    38 years, 2.5 thousand cases
  3. Probate: 10%
    38 years
  4. Business: 10%
    38 years



Hourly ($325-495/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Matthew J Erdman

    Kent's vast experience, involvement in the local and national legal communities, and dedication to improving the law make him a leader in tax and debt relief. Moreover, he's a great guy, consistently helping other lawyers and committed to his clients.


    Matthew Erdman Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Craig William Andresen

    Kent and I have worked together for years on projects involving consumer rights and bankruptcy. He is hard working, ethical, and I would refer my closest family to him for legal advice. I strongly endorse Kent Anderson.


    Craig Andresen Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Kent Anderson Law Office

888 West Park Street
Eugene, OR, 97401



Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Reprimand
    issued in OR, 1988


    This means the lawyer did something wrong but the bar did not suspend the lawyer. Typically in this case the lawyer's poor behavior is exposed to the public in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.

Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Consumer Bankruptcy SpecialistAmerican Board of Certification2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentKent Anderson Law Office1999 - Present
Managing PartnerAnderson & Glausi1995 - 1998
PresidentKent Anderson, PC1986 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Chapter 13 TrusteesAssociate Member2009 - Present
Oregon Board of Psychologist ExaminersPublic Member2008 - Present
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesMember2008 - Present
Bankruptcy Law NetworkMember2007 - Present
Roland K. Rodman American Inn of CourtBarrister2002 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteMemberN/A
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Taxation SectionMemberN/A
Oregon State Bar Association, Debtor-Creditor SectionExecutive Committee1999 - 2001
Oregon State Bar Association, Debtor-Creditor SectionExecutive Committee1996 - 1998
Publication nameTitleDate
NACBA 17th Annual Convention BookThat Pesky 1099, What is a Lawyer Expected to do About It?2009
Lexis Bankruptcy Law Center9th Circuit Allows Student Loan Discharge in Chapter 13 Plan2009
Bankruptcy Law NetworkTwo Tax Years For The Price Of One2008
Bankruptcy Law NetworkShort Year Tax Election In Bankruptcy Can Save The Day2008
Bankruptcy Law NetworkIs Administrative Discharge Of Student Loans Available In Bankruptcy?2008
Lexis/Nexis Bankruptcy Law CenterStudent Loans In Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: Recent Court Decisions Show A Disturbing Trend2008
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysTax on Cancelled Debt2008
Oregon State BarNew Bankruptcy Act2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Oregon School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
University of OregonBiologyBS - Bachelor of Science1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys 2011 ConventionDischarge of Tax in Bankruptcy2011
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys 2011 Annual ConventionAdvanced Tax Topics2011
Continuing Education for RealtorsBankruptcy and Real Estate Sales2011
OATC Monthly MeetingTax on Debt Cancellation2010
NACBA Annual MeetingDischarging Tax In Bankruptcy2010
Northwest Bankruptcy InstituteHome Loan Modification Strategies2009
NACBA Annual MeetingAdvanced Tax in Bankruptcy Cases2009
Lane County Realtors and AttorneysMortgage Modification Legislation2009
OSB Debtor/Creditor Annual MeetingConsumer Home Loan Modification2008
OSB Consumer Law Section Annual MeetingBankruptcy and Tax Issues in Home Loan Cases2008
NACBA Annual MeetingTax on Debt Cancellation2008
IRS Nationwide Tax ForumTax After Bankrupty2008
Debtor/Creditor Section Annual MeetingHome Loan Servicer Matters2008
Consumer Law Section Annual MeetingDebt Cancellation Tax2008
Oregon State Bar Debtor/Creditor Annual MeetingMortgage Servicer Abuses in Bankruptcy2007
Lane County Bar Bankruptcy Section Monthly MeetingBankruptcy Discharge of Tax Liability2006
Oregon State Bar Solo Practitioner SectionNew Bankruptcy Legislation2005
Monthly MeetingFederal Tax Liens2004