Licensed in Oregon and Washington

(503) 232-9280

Keaney Law Firm

At Keaney Law firm, our primary areas of focus are:

Our law office is located in Portland, Oregon, and we represent clients in Oregon and Washington.

Kevin Keaney, JD, BSN, MMH

Kevin Keaney has more than 28 years as a practicing attorney. Before becoming a lawyer, he earned his BSN and practiced as a nurse for six years.

After earning his law degree from Fordham Law School, Kevin served as a Judicial Law Clerk at the Oregon Supreme Court. He worked as an attorney in other private law firms for 10 years, before opening his own law firm in 1999.

Kevin is a member of the Oregon State Bar and the Washington State Bar Association.

His admissions include:

  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court for Oregon
  • United States District Courts for Eastern and Western Districts of Washington
  • state courts in Oregon and Washington

Kevin Keaney has defended nurses and other professionals before agencies and licensing boards, such as the Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN) and the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission (NCQAC). He is also a member of the American Association of Nurse Attorneys (TAANA).

Kevin has written legal articles for numerous publications over his career, and he has served as an editor of the Workers Compensation CLE published by the Oregon State Bar.

Kevin’s interests outside the law office include: golf, running, military history (he has a master’s degree in military history), and spending time with his wife Cathy and their three children.

To contact Kevin Keaney, please call (503) 232-9280, or e-mail


Cathy Baker Keaney, MSN, RN, MPH

Cathy Baker Keaney is the practice manager at our law firm, and also serves as our nurse paralegal, nurse investigator, and nurse consultant.

Cathy earned a BSN from the University of Texas at Austin and an MSN from Yale University.

Before joining our law firm, Cathy served as Director of Contract, Marketing, and Access Services for Providence Health & Services. She worked in the Home and Community Services department, in the Portland Office. Prior to that position, Cathy was director of a New York City home health agency.

Cathy’s interests outside of the law office include: various fitness activities, travel, reading and spending time with her husband Kevin and their three children.

To contact Cathy Baker Keaney, please call (503) 232-9280, or e-mail