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A Hillsboro Law Firm

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Garland Griffiths Knaupp Attorneys now McKean & Knaupp Attorneys, LLC

November 1, 2018

Garland Griffiths Knaupp Attorneys has merged with Hillsboro law firm McKean Evers in early 2018.  The firm is now McKean & Knaupp Attorneys, LLC.

On September 1st, the firm moved to a new and larger office located at 101 SW Washington Street, on the corner of 1st and Washington St. in downtown Hillsboro only 2 blocks from our original office.  The new law firm has two partners Benjamin Knaupp and Matt McKean, and employs two associate attorneys, Sara Kearsley and Richard Butler.  The firm is managed by Ben Knaupp and Matt McKean, and our attorneys provide services in the fields of residential and commercial real estate, business, estate planning, probate, civil litigation, adoption, guardianship and conservatorships, trusts, foreclosure defense, mortgage servicer error, and tax law.

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Ben Knaupp is appointed as a Pro Tem Judge for Washington County Circuit court for a 3 year term.  Pro Tem judges are volunteer judges who serve the court in a limited function generally once per month.


Richard Butler joins Garland Griffiths Knaupp Attorneys as an associate attorney. 



Ben Knaupp was a featured speaker on the topic "Legal and Financial Options for Clients at Risk of Foreclosure" at the Real Estate and Land Use Section of the Oregon State Bar Association Fall Forum on November 8, 2013.



Ben Knaupp training Keller Williams rrealtors at Bridgeport Village on foreclosure law.



Ben Knaupp training REMAX realtors in Lake Oswego on judicial foreclosures for Ticor Title.



Ben Knaupp training HUD counselors at Open Door Counseling on judcial foreclosures.



Ben Knaupp training Windermere Realtors at Lloyd Center for Chicago Title.



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"My goal is to break the stereotype of the attorney clients never want to call. I do this by putting my client's best interests before my own fee. My number one goal is to have every client feel like they found the best attorney in town for the lowest cost." —Ben Knaupp

Our attorneys offer guidance and solutions for your personal or business needs. They can help you resolve a single issue, or provide long-term legal strategies. In today's economy and business climate, you need superior value and personalized legal counseling to improve your bottom line and protect your assets. Ben Knaupp and his associates have helped thousands of local businesses, investors, charities and families since 1997.


McKean & Knaupp Attorneys serves clients in the following practice areas:


  • Real Estate Law -- Residential and Commercial Matters

  • Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning

  • Foreclosure Defense and Loan Servicer Error Litigation for Homeowners Only

  • Civil Litigation in State and Federal Court

  • Business, LLC and Corporations Law

  • Probate and Trust Litigation Including Elder Abuse Claims

Visit Our Blog

If you are facing foreclosure and do not know where to turn, what to do, or what your available options are, then you are not alone. Our blog, Oregon Foreclosure Law and News, provides timely news and updates on the current state of foreclosure law here in the State of Oregon. 


Latest Blog:


CFPB Releases New Mortgage Rules Resources for Consumers


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Our blog is designed to be a free and easily accessible source of information. But if you need help immediately, please do not delay. We encourage you to call us at (503) 846-0707 to set up a one-hour consultation to discuss the facts of your case. 


We look forward to the opportunity to serve you.