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Oregon and Washington landlord law attorney Jeffrey S. Bennett Jeffrey S. Bennett is a partner in the Portland law firm of Warren Allen LLP. A member of the Oregon, Washington and Idaho state bars, Mr. Bennett is the head of his firm's landlord law department, a municipal judge for Maywood Park, and a Hearings Examiner for the Clackamas County Housing Authority. He has specialized in both residential and commercial landlord/tenant law for the past two decades. His articles have appeared in The Business Journal, Apartments Northwest, and in other media, and Mr. Bennett is a frequent lecturer at regional landlord/tenant seminars. Mr. Bennett represents many of the largest regional and national property management companies doing business in Oregon and Washington all the way down to owners of single family residential homes and small office complexes. The remainder of Mr. Bennett's practice emphasizes business law, real estate, commercial litigation, and a variety of general civil matters. Outside of his law practice, Mr. Bennett has been on the Board of Directors for both the East Portland and Gresham Area Chambers of Commerce and is an author of numerous books on whitewater rafting, kayaking and snowboarding. Email Jeffrey S. Bennett




Anna S. McCormack Oregon landlord law lawyer. Anna S. McCormack is a powerful member of Warren Allen's landlord law department. Ms. McCormack attained her bachelor of arts degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Cincinnati, and her juris doctorate, cum laude, from the Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College. Her litigation practice emphasizes landlord/tenant matters, real property and business disputes, bankruptcy, consumer law, employment law, and family law. She has made countless appearances in state, tribal, and municipal courts, as well as in administrative and appellate proceedings. Ms. McCormack is a frequent lecturer, and is committed to making the legal process understandable to her clients. Outside of her office and courtrooms, Ms. McCormack is active in the East Portland Community. She is an avid reader and movie buff, and enjoys hiking and exploring the Pacific Northwest.
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Oregon landlord law attorney Charles A. KovasCharles A. Kovas received his bachelor of science degree in Human & Organizational Development from Vanderbilt University, and his juris doctorate degree from Willamette University College of Law. Admitted to practice in Oregon's state and federal courts, Mr. Kovas regularly represents landlords in regional litigation matters. Mr. Kovas' legal career began while he was a judicial clerk for the Honorable Circuit Court Judges Robert R. Selander and Katherine E. Weber. Looking further back into Mr. Kovas' professional career, Mr. Kovas previously enjoyed a life within the Washington D.C. beltway. There, he worked for the United States Committee on Government Affairs - Special Investigation, raising money for numerous political campaigns, and working under retired Congressman Lee H. Hamilton at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Development. During law school Mr. Kovas worked for Multnomah Defenders, Inc, in Portland. Mr. Kovas currently lives in Southwest Portland with his wife and two children. He is an avid skier and organic gardener. His enjoys traveling, history, religion, politics and pre-Columbian archaeology. Email Charles A. Kovas




Nicholas M. Drum Oregon landlord law attorney counsel to a number of local small businesses.Nicholas M. Drum graduated magna cum laude from Ave Maria School of Law, where he served as the Executive Notes Editor of the Ave Maria Law Review. Prior to obtaining his law degree, Mr. Drum completed his undergraduate studies at The Colorado College, where he focused on politics and music. He also spent a year studying political theory and international relations at Oxford University. Prior to joining Warren Allen, Nicholas served as an extern to the Honorable Diarmuid F. O'Scannlain of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, as a project attorney for Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, and as counsel to a number of local small businesses. His practice utilizes this diverse background to address a variety of the clients' needs as they pertain to litigation. An Oregon native, Mr. Drum enjoys the outdoors, music, writing, and golf.
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Litigation:                               • Commercial Disputes • General Civil Litigation

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Personal Injury:                      • Automobile Accidents • Premises Liability • Legal/Medical Malpractice

Family Law:                             • Divorce and Parental Rights • Custody and Parenting Time • Child and Spousal Support • Adoptions

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Creditor's Rights:                    • Contract Enforcement • Collections and Foreclosures

Construction Law:                   • Lien Disputes • Construction Litigation

Estate Planning/Probate:      • Wills, trusts and estates

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This site was formerly owned by Hummel & Barnhouse, P.C. Both Holly Hummel and Amy Barnhouse have retired. Warren Allen, LLP has acquired their website and now represents many of their former clients.

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Jeffrey S. Bennett
Attorney at Law

(Admitted in Oregon and Washington)


850 NE 122nd Ave., Portland, Oregon 97230


(click here for: map / directions)


Phone: (503) 228-7569 or (503) 255-8795

Fax: (503) 224-0225 or (503) 255-8836

Email: bennett@warrenallen.com





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  • Residential & Commercial Evictions:

    • Nonpayment of Rent Evictions
    • No Stated Cause Evictions
    • For Cause Evictions
    • Section 8 Evictions
    • Foreclosure Evictions
    • Manufactured Home Park Evictions
    • Floating Home Park Evictions

  • Claims Defense:

    • Habitability Claims
    • Discrimination Claims
    • Fair Housing Claims
    • Americans With Disabilities Act Claims
    • Employment Claims


  • Related Matter:

    • Real Estate Transactions
    • Business Formation
    • Forms Creation
    • Training and Seminars
    • Employment Matters
    • Bankruptcy
    • Estate Planning
    • Contractor Disputes