Experts In Bankruptcy Law

About Keith Y. Boyd, PC

We understand the psychological and financial strain that debt can cause. For over 45 years, we have been committed to providing a solution to help people cope with their mounting financial obligations by filing for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code. We evaluate their options, including Chapter 7 liquidation, Chapter 13, Chapter 11, Chapter 12 reorganization, and out-of-court workouts.

Keith Y. Boyd


Keith graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science. He graduated from the University of Oregon School of Law in 1976 (Go Ducks!). Following his admission to the Oregon State Bar in 1976, he worked as an assistant district attorney in Eugene, Oregon. Keith then entered private practice in Eugene and later southern Oregon. During that time, his practice emphasized the representation of trustees, debtors, and creditors, including creditors’ committees, in business Chapter 7, 11, 12, and 13 cases. The diversity of legal issues presented in bankruptcy cases has led to the opportunity to expand his practice into other areas, including asset protection planning, business planning, business transactions, real estate, and foreclosure. He regularly represents banks, finance companies, and asset based lenders in all aspects of collection, including representation in the bankruptcy courts. His inside knowledge of the collection aspect of bankruptcy makes him particularly skilled at assisting his clients protect their assets.

While practicing in southern Oregon, he sat as judge pro tempore for the Circuit Court of Josephine County from 1995 to 2001. He is a certified mediator in the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts in Oregon and he has been recognized as one of Oregon’s finest bankruptcy attorneys by The Best Lawyers in America. When he isn’t busy assisting clients Keith enjoys Pickleball and of course cheering on the Oregon Ducks!

Melissa Arnold

advanced certified BANKRUPTCY paralegal (acp)

Melissa graduated from the University of Denver with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. She worked as a paralegal in Denver, Colorado until moving to Oregon in 2002. She was certified by the National Association of Legal Assistants in 2004 to provide CP (certified paralegal) services. Melissa was awarded the Advanced Certified Paralegal designation by the National Association of Legal Assistants in Commercial Bankruptcy in 2012 and is one of a small number of certified paralegals to earn this certification. Melissa has worked with Keith Boyd since 2002. Her expertise is in the areas of bankruptcy and debtor-creditor rights. She is a member of the National Association of Legal Assistants.
In her free time, Melissa is an avid reader, beginning gardener, and guinea pig wrangler. She lives in Springfield with her husband, teenage daughter, and a fluctuating number of guinea pigs.

Are You Considering Filing for Bankruptcy?

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by debt, you’re not alone. Keith Boyd and his team of experienced bankruptcy professionals can help you get a fresh start. We offer a free consultation to discuss your options and help you decide if bankruptcy is right for you.

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