Attorney at Law

Agricultural and Water Law: EFU issues; water rights; agricultural liens; groundwater development; biosolid applications; pesticide management; water marketing; timber theft; farm foreclosures and Chapter 12 bankruptcies.


Environmental Permitting, Compliance, and Enforcement: pollution discharge permits; spill prevention plans; asbestos abatement; storm water control; environmental impact assessments; endangered species and wildlife issues; wetlands and coastal zones; EPA and DEQ enforcement actions.

Construction Litigation: construction defects; liens; bond claims; CCB dispute resolution; contract disputes; water intrusion and mold problems; subcontractor issues; bid protests.

Contaminated Site Litigation:  Superfund and CERCLA; ORS Chapter 465; soil and groundwater contamination; petroleum spills; cleanup orders; cost recovery actions; dry cleaner issues.


Hazardous and Solid Waste Management: RCRA; hazardous waste issues; garbage hauling; landfill and transfer station permitting; waste disposal contracts; used oil; underground storage tanks; sewer and septic problems.

Providing Practical Solutions to Complex Environmental, Real Estate, and Business Problems


Land Use and Real Estate: zoning; land development; real estate transactions; damage to real property caused by landslides, flooding, sewer backups, and blasting operations; eminent domain/takings; undisclosed defects; LUBA cases; commercial and residential lease disputes; evictions; broker commission issues; boundary disputes; conservation easements; street vacations; property tax appeals; HOA/COA issues.

General Business Litigation: contract disputes; fraud claims; fiduciary dishonesty and employee theft; defamation; unlawful trade practices; auto dealer bonds; unfair competition; trucking and shipper liability; insurance claims; unpaid accounts; judgment enforcement; garnishments; fraudulent transfers; bankruptcy claims.

Toxic Torts: personal injury caused by toxic substances; asbestos, lead, and toxic mold exposure; fumes, odors, and noxious conditions; workplace exposures; pesticide misapplications.

We handle all types of disputes, big and small, involving real property, including:


Kenneth P. Dobson