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Eight decades of progressive thinking.

General Info

Kell, Alterman & Runstein was founded in 1929 when Gus J. Solomon established a practice dedicated to the highest levels of client service, community involvement, and collegiality. After 82 years, we still follow the same guiding principles. Our firm is an AV rated firm. Our lawyers serve clients in Oregon, around the U.S., and abroad on a range of legal matters, from business law to litigation concerns to family issues. We believe the value of our services and the strength of our client relationships depend upon understanding our clients' goals. Over the years, we have earned a reputation as a professional yet welcoming firm that offers individuals, families, and businesses of all sizes effective and helpful legal assistance. Kell, Alterman & Runstein: A Portland Institution Few Portland firms have as rich a history as Kell, Alterman & Runstein, which celebrated its 75th anniversary on May 17, 2004. The firm helped pioneer public power in Portland, helped conceive and create the TriMet mass transit system, and represented many of Portland's longest-tenured businesses. And though Kell, Alterman & Runstein has evolved through the years into a general-practice firm, it is still influenced by the outsized personalities of its founders. Kell, Alterman & Runstein traces its roots to 1929, when Gus Solomon established a practice in downtown Portland, relying on business from friends, acquaintances, and word of mouth. Solomon, a graduate of Stanford Law School,

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Kell, Alterman & Runstein offers a broad range of practice areas for both businesses and individuals. To learn more about our practice areas, please visit the following pages:

  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Civil Rights Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Debtor/Creditor Law and Bankruptcy
  • Employment Law
  • Energy
  • Environmental and Real Property
  • Estate Planning and Administration
  • Family Law Franchise Law
  • General Business Litigation
  • General Litigation
  • Government Regulation and Relations
  • Health Law
  • Hospitality Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice/Product Liability
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Taxation
  • Trust and Estate Litigation
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Neighbors West-Northwest, Downtown Portland
Attorneys, Business Law Attorneys, Criminal Law Attorneys, Family Law Attorneys, Personal Injury Law Attorneys, Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning Attorneys
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Specialties: Estate Planning, Trusts, Partnerships, Divorce & Family, Injury Claims, Property Damage, Division Of Property, Wrongful Death, Civil Unions, Personal Injury, Property Distribution, Personal Injuries, Property Settlements, Business & Corporate, Adoptions, Probate Wills & Estates


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Chris L.



Excellent service. True professionals. I met with Mr. Rask regarding The purchasing of a business. He was patient and tactful in walking me through the process right up to the work that follows after the purchase. Mr. Rask truly understand the negotiation process better then anyone I've met in my career and has proven to be a wonderful asset. I would highly recommend meeting with this firm for any business need you may have.