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Asset Protection & Family Protection--whether it is financial stress or worrying about the future!Protecting your family while protecting your assets is the focus of my law practice.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Fellow, Oregon State Bar Leadership College||Oregon State Bar||2006|
|1997 Outstanding Young American||Outstanding Americans||1997|
|Owner||Oakes Law Offices, P.C.||2011 - Present|
|Justice of the Peace||Klamath County Justice Court||2005 - Present|
|attorney||Law Office of Karen M. Oakes, P.C.||2001 - 2011|
|Deputy District Attorney||Klamath County District Attorney's Office||1999 - 2001|
|Law clerk||Klamath County Circuit Court/State of Oregon||1998 - 1999|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees||Associate Member||2010 - Present|
|Bankruptcy Law Network||Member||2007 - Present|
|American Bankruptcy Institute||Member||2005 - Present|
|National Association of Consumer Advocates||Member||2004 - Present|
|National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys||Member||2004 - Present|
|American Bar Association||member||2002 - Present|
|Oregon State Bar Association||Member||1998 - Present|
|Negative Equity Can Be Stripped From Car Loan Balance in Chapter 13 cases||Debtor WINS!!! (In re Riach, 2008 WL 474384 (Bankr.D.Or.2008)|
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|ABA Section of Business Law||Working Paper: Best Practices for Debtors' Attorneys||2008|
|University of Idaho College of Law||Law||juris doctor||1998|
|Averett College||Business Administration||BBA||1995|
|NACBA Annual Conference||Student Loans and Bankruptcy||2015|
|NACBA Annual Conference||Means Test||2014|
|Student Loan Law Workshop - Las Vegas||Bankruptcy and Student Loans||2013|
|Fall Workshop||To Retain or Not to Retain, Client Contracts||2012|
|NACBA Annual Conference||The 4 W's Of Claims and Reaffirmation Agreements||2011|
|NACBA Annual Conference||Evidence||2010|
|NACBA Annual Conference||Evidence||2009|
|Klamath County Senior Citizens' Center||Identity Theft - How to Protect Yourself||2008|
Posted by Janet
I met With Karen October 31, 2014 and I came away from that meeting knowing I was dealing with a true professional. I was assigned a "homework packet" and Karen personally reviewed with me every page of the 60-page document. As a former para-legal I could see her office is run like a well-oiled machine. Karen and her staff gave me personal attention and I came away with a clear idea of the bankruptcy process.
Posted by George
After dealing with an incompetent lawyer in a different state on a chapter 13. Karen was able to help us solve the issue and she went after the other lawyer for his incompetence with excellent results.
My wife and i felt she was very helpful in resolving our legal issue and kept us well informed in recovering from our past issue. We would use her services again and have mentioned her name and office to others looking for a qualified attorney.
Thank you Karen for helping us.
Posted by Jim
Karen helped me through a divorce twelve years ago. She did exactly what I asked . When Karen could not gives me an immediate answer she did the research to find the correct wording etc. I found Karen pleasant to work with before and after the process was over. She was positive and knowledgeable in all of her proceedings.
Craig Andresen, Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Karen has helped me when I have sought her advice about how to solve a problem for a bankruptcy client. She is knowledgeable, thoughtful, and has a keen legal mind. I have often seen Karen speak at conventions and she always knocks their socks off. I endorse her strongly.