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Portland's Top Law Firm For Construction and Real Estate

At Burnside Law Firm, we provide a range of legal services upholding the highest standards while offering the flexibility and attention to client of a legal boutique.

What Clients Say

"The most knowledgeable and pleasant team to work with - led by Kelly McCann.  Kelly is an expert in the field of construction litigation and very diligent, smart attorney."

About Us

Burnside Law Firm offers practical and effective legal solutions  to companies and individuals facing ordinary and extraordinary legal challenges related to real estate and construction matters.

We work on behalf of all participants in the construction and real estate industries including homeowners, general contractors, subcontractors, real estate developers, and municipalities.

Our firm is known for creative solutions and achieving great results for our clients. 

We pride ourselves in providing outstanding customer service, which all begins by understanding the nuisances of each individual case, developing a winning and efficient litigation strategy, providing early and accurate evaluations and timely reporting all new developments to our clients. 




Our Founding Partner

Kelly McCann, Esq.​

Kelly McCann's practice is focused primarily on real estate and construction. With a unique background as a construction manager and real estate analyst, Kelly is considered the go-to expert for anything ...

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The general rule in the United States is that neither the winner nor the looser to a lawsuit may recover their attorney fees from the other side. However, there are two exceptions, which are frequently enable a homeowner to recover their attorney fees from a contractor: contractual attorney fee recovery and the Unlawful Trade ... 

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Retail leasing generally focuses on three considerations: (1) the importance of location; (2) the need to develop legal protection from competition while preserving the synergy arising from the co-existence of retail tenants; and (3) the need to use the space to enhance the business of the tenant rather than to provide housing. Additionally, the landlord ...

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312 NW 10th Avenue

Portland, Oregon 97209