About Richard Parker

rjp@pbl.net

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Shareholder in Parker, Butte, & Lane, P.C., Portland, OR. B.A. Reed College (1975) in Political Science; J.D., Golden Gate University School of Law (1978); Law Review Editor. Volunteer with United Farm Workers and Recipient of American Jurisprudence Award in Labor Law. Member of the Washington State Bar since 1978 and the Oregon State Bar since 1980. Admitted to Oregon and Washington state and federal courts and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Practice focuses on student loans, bankruptcy, and immigration law. Past Chair, Consumer Bankruptcy Sub-committee of the OSB Debtor- Creditor Section (1998-1999); member, editorial board of the OSB Debtor-Creditor Section Newsletter (2003-present); member, Legislation sub-committee of the OSB Debtor-Creditor section; Chair of the Pro Bono Bankruptcy Clinic Sub-Committee (2012-present); Member of the OSB Debtor-Creditor Section Executive Board, (2013-2017), past Debtor-Creditor Section Secretary, Treasurer and Chair (2014-2016). Member of NACBA (National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys), NACTT (National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees), and AILA (American Immigration Lawyers Association). Frequent speaker at state, regional and national seminars on student loans and author of numerous articles on student loan issues. Immigration practice includes employment visas for winemakers from around the world, citizenship applications and defense of import violations.

Education
J.D., Golden Gate University Law School, 1978 Member of Law Review
B.A., Reed College, 1975

Admitted to practice
State Courts of Oregon
State Courts of Washington
United States District Court of Oregon
United States District Court of Washington, Western and Eastern Districts
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Professional memberships
Oregon State Bar Association
Washington State Bar
American Immigration Lawyers Association
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
Member and Secretary of the Executive Committee of the Oregon State Bar Debtor Creditor Section
Member and co-chair of the Pro Bono Bankruptcy Clinic of the Oregon State Bar Debtor Creditor Section

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About Laura Donaldson

laura@kunidonaldson.com

Laura L. Donaldson joined Jonathan Kuni to form Kuni Donaldson, LLP in 2008. Prior to their partnership, Laura was an Associate with Vanden Bos & Chapman, LLP. Her primary focus is bankruptcy law, providing compassion and understanding to consumers who need help finding a fresh start from their debt. She also practices personal injury law, helping clients recover for injuries suffered as a result of the negligence of others. In her spare time, Laura enjoys running, biking and weekend trips to the Oregon coast with her family and friends.

Practice Areas
Chapter 13 Bankruptcy (Wage Earner Plans)
Chapter 7 (Liquidation)
Debt workouts/settlements.

Bar Admissions
Oregon State Bar, 2002
US District Court, 2002
District of Oregon, 2002
Oregon Court of Appeals, 2008
Washington State Bar, 2010

Education
Northwestern School of Law, Lewis & Clark College (JD 2002) – First Year Moot Court Honors – Oral Advocacy 1999; Portland State University (Bachelor of Science with Honors 1998) Business Administration: General Management and Human Resource Management

Memberships
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, 2004-Present; Oregon State Bar, 2002 – Present; Washington State Bar, 2010 – Present, Oregon Debtor/Creditor Association, 2003-Present; Washington Debtor/Creditor Association 2010-Present, Executive Committee Debtor/Creditor Section Oregon State Bar, 2006-2007 & 2016 – present;Golden Key International Honor Society 1999 – Present.

Activities
Speaker Oregon Law Institute 2009 (Bankruptcy Law for the Non-Specialist; Chair – Oregon State Bar Consumer Debtor/Creditor Section Meetings, 2005-2009; Speaker Oregon Law Institute 2014 (Armor, Ammunition and Ambushes, Bankruptcy); Volunteer – Legal Aid Services of Oregon Pro-Bono Clinic (2006-current; providing legal assistance to low income consumers)

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