About Caroline

Caroline earned her undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Portland State University, and her Juris Doctor from Lewis & Clark Law School. She is a member of the Oregon State Bar Debtor-Creditor Section, volunteers with the Bankruptcy Clinic for Legal Aid Services of Oregon, has served on the Professionalism Committee, and co-authored the Oregon State Bar Exemptions section of the Bankruptcy Continuing Legal Education course. Caroline is a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) and enjoys attending yearly forums to enhance her skills and knowledge of bankruptcy.

Caroline is the Past Chair of the Debtor-Creditor Executive Committee of the Oregon State Bar, and a liaison between the Legal Aid Bankruptcy Clinic (Portland and Bend) and the Debtor-Creditor Section. She has been a speaker at the NW Bankruptcy Institute Continuing Legal Education program and spoken at various bankruptcy-themed programs. She is a former faculty member of Portland Community College where she taught bankruptcy law to paralegal students.

Caroline and her husband live on a small farm in Canby, where they raise livestock. They grow hay, tend a large garden, and manage a small orchard. Caroline is particularly interested in Chapter 12 farm bankruptcies, and complex Chapter 13 cases filed by self-employed individuals. She enjoys nature, animals, cooking, and socializing with friends and family.

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Make Some Bread

Take a break from a stressful situation. Experience the comforting aroma and taste of some of Caroline's favorite bread recipes.

Buttermilk White Bread

This is a modified version of James Beard's Buttermilk White Bread recipe found in Beard on Bread by James Beard, 1996 edition. It makes a well crusted, light, chewy loaf of bread that is good for sandwiches or toast. The dough can also be used for dinner rolls.

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M. Caroline Cantrell, Attorney at Law