KEVIN T. LAFKY, Principal Attorney


Kevin was born and raised in Salem, attending Salem public schools and graduating from Sprague High School in 1977.  After graduation, Kevin attended the University of California at Berkeley for a year and a half, then transferred to the University of Oregon, graduating in 1981, Phi Beta Kappa, with degrees in economics and history.

Kevin attended law school in Seattle, graduating from the University of Washington in 1985.  During one semester, Kevin worked as an intern in a full-time position for federal judge, Otto Skopil.  After passing the Oregon Bar in 1985, Kevin traveled for a year overseas, returning in 1986 to a two-year job as judicial law clerk for the Oregon Court of Appeals, Judge John Buttler and Judge William Riggs.  After finishing his clerkship, Kevin began working with his father, Elton "Bud" Lafky in 1988.

Kevin is active in a variety of community organizations and has served on several city committees dedicated to the improvement of Salem's downtown.  Kevin served on the Oregon State Bar Board of Governors in 1995-1998.

Kevin appreciates the opportunity that he has had to represent all types of individuals and business in a variety of  cases and matters since 1988.  During that time, Kevin has represented clients in many different types of civil and criminal cases.

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Chris was raised in University Place, WA. He attended Pacific Lutheran University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. 


Chris received his law degree from Willamette University College of Law in May 2018. While attending law school, Chris worked in the Human Rights Clinic and at Lafky & Lafky as a law clerk. 


Chris is currently a member of the Oregon State Bar and Marion County Bar Association.



Amanda was raised in Tucson, Arizona. She attended Carthage College and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Classical Studies.

Amanda graduated from the University of Oregon School of Law with Pro Bono Honors in May 2019. While attending law school, she volunteered as a court appointed special advocate at CASA of Lane County and she externed with the Legislative Counsel during the 2019 Legislative Session. Prior to joining Lafky & Lafky, Amanda clerked for the Honorable Valeri L. Love, Lane County Circuit Court Judge.

Amanda is a member of the Oregon State Bar, Marion County Bar Association,  Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, and the United States District Court for the District of Oregon.

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