Lars H. Olsen, managing parter of OlsenDaines, P.C has been a consumer bankruptcy attorney since 1991 throughout the State of Oregon and has handled over ten thousand bankruptcy cases over these years.

Mr. Olsen was raised in Salem, Oregon and graduated from Willamette University in 1988 with a B.S in American Studies and a minor in Economics.  Mr. Olsen graduated from Willamette University College of Law in 1991, having clerked for the Oregon Department of Justice his last two years in law school.

A tireless advocate for the underdog, Mr. Olsen enjoys assisting those in financial distress receive a “fresh start” and easing the crushing burdens that debts and creditors cause to individuals, couples and families.  Mr. Olsen has travelled the State of Oregon from one end to another over the years, both as an experienced bankruptcy attorney and also for his love for the natural beauty of the State.   As a Boy Scout Leader and a father of four, Mr. Olsen has enjoyed crabbing on the Oregon coast, waterfowl and big game hunting and backpacking in the Oregon Wilderness.  “Both of my parents were raised in rural Albany during the Great Depression”,  Mr. Olsen states, “they taught me at an early age that bad things happen to good people, and we need to help each other along the way.”

Nearly thirty years ago, our bankruptcy firm was one of the first law practices to offer free consultations to potential bankruptcy clients. It is our mission to educate, inform and empower people about their legal options for dealing with debt. We believe information goes a long way toward helping with the stress of filing bankruptcy.