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Kent Anderson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Tax Attorney in Eugene, OR

Kent Anderson Law Office
888 W Park Street
Eugene, OR 97401
Phone: 541-683-5100
Fax: 541-484-1754
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Licensed in Oregon Since: 1978
Practice Areas: Tax: Consumer (50%), Bankruptcy: Consumer (30%), Tax: Business (20%)
Attorney Profile

Kent Anderson is a bankruptcy and tax attorney in Eugene, Oregon, with over 40 years of legal experience. Mr. Anderson is the founder of Kent Anderson Law Office and represents Eugene residents with state and federal tax issues.

Mr. Anderson handles disputes involving bankruptcy, audits, conservatorships, estates, debtor-creditor disputes, liens, probate, tax collection and other tax controversies. He has established a solid reputation as a tax attorney and has spoken on tax topics for the IRS Nationwide Tax Forum, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys and the Northwest Bankruptcy Institute. He is also the author of articles appearing in the Bankruptcy Law Network.

Over the years, Mr. Anderson has served his legal and local communities through leadership positions. He is a former member of the Oregon State Bar Debtor-Creditor Section Executive Committee and board member of the Eugene Ballet.

Additionally, Mr. Anderson maintains active membership in the Oregon State Bar Taxation Section, the American Bar Association Section of Taxation, the Roland K. Rodman American Inn of Court, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the National Association of Consumer Advocates and the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. 

Born and raised in Oregon, Mr. Anderson graduated from the University of Oregon in 1975 with a bachelor’s degree in biology. He went on to graduate from the University of Oregon School of Law in 1978. He holds a certification in consumer bankruptcy from The American Board of Certification.

Mr. Anderson holds a license to practice law before all Oregon state courts. He is also qualified to appear before the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, the Oregon Supreme Court, the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Tax: Consumer
  • 30%Bankruptcy: Consumer
  • 20%Tax: Business
Focus Areas

Tax Law, Bankruptcy Law


2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021

About Kent Anderson

First Admitted: 1978, Oregon

Professional Webpage:

Educational Background

  • University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, BS Biology 1975

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Bankruptcy Law Network
  • American Board of Certification Consumer Bankruptcy
  • National Association of Consumer Advocates
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • American Bar Association, Tax Section
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Oregon State Bar, 1978
  • Roland Rodman Inn of Court
  • Oregon State Bar, Tax Law Section
  • Oregon State Bar, Debtor-Creditor Section Executive Committee, 1996-1998; and 1999-2001
  • United States Supreme Court, 2008
  • Oregon Supreme Court, 1978
  • Oregon Federal District Court Bar, 1979
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1979
  • Chair Debtor/Creditor Website Committee, 2011
  • United States Tax Court, 1996

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Consumer Bankruptcy Specialist (American Board of Certification)

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Introduction to Federal Tax Liens and their priority in collection proceedings, Speaker, Federal Tax Liens, Business Managers Roundtable, 2004
  • A survey of the current problems often experienced in bankruptcy proceeding with home loan servicers and foreclosure. Common defenses and legal issues presented, Speaker, Mortgage Servicer Abuses in Bankruptcy, Oregon State Bar Debtor Creditor Annual Meeting, 2007
  • Panel member for discussion of mortgage modification issues, Speaker, Mortgage Modification Issues, Northwest Bankruptcy Institute, 2009
  • Speaker at annual meeting of National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) on debt cancellation taxation, Speaker, Bankruptcy and Tax Topics, National Association Of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, 2008
  • Speaker on bankruptcy discharge issues at IRS sponsored national tax forum in Chicago, Speaker, Bankruptcy and Tax Issues, IRS National Tax Forum, 2009

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Member Eugene area Bankruptcy pro bono committee, 2011
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Office Location for Kent Anderson

888 W Park Street
Eugene, OR 97401

Phone: 541-683-5100

Fax: 541-484-1754

Last Updated: 5/20/2021

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