Baxter & Baxter, LLP, is a consumer protection and bankruptcy law firm that caters to the residents of Portland. It assists in accomplishing chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy procedures, which include financial evaluation, petition filing, and creditor's meeting attendance. Additionally, the law firm represents consumers in cases involving unlawful debt collection practices, false credit reports, and identity theft. Michael Baxter, a lawyer at the firm, has been in practice since 1991. He received the National Association of Consumer Advocates's Trial Attorney of the Year award in 2003.