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John T. Carr

John T. Carr

155 B Avenue, Suite 240
Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034
United States

Telephone: (503) 635-5244
Facsimile: (503) 635-2955
Firm: Carr Butterfield
Practice Overview:
CARR BUTTERFIELD, LLC is a small boutique law firm in Lake Oswego, Oregon. We value our client relationships and are strongly committed to providing top-quality legal services with the highest level of professionalism. We provide advice and counseling in the following specialized areas:

• Legal and Compliance Services to Investment Advisors

• Complex Litigation, Employment Law, & Insurance Defense / Coverage

• Corporate Legal Solutions

We offer a full-range of business formation advice, as well as litigation avoidance and trial work when needed to reach the goals of our business owner clients. The cornerstone of our practice is our commitment to customized legal and business planning advice, with a strong commitment to efficiently meeting our clients’ needs.


Professional Profile:
Mr. Carr provides legal entity formation advice to emerging business owners and entrepreneurs. In recent years, Mr. Carr has represented financial investment professionals to limit, defend and/or deflect liability in cases before the Circuit Courts for the State of Oregon, the United States District Court for the District of Oregon, SEC, FINRA, CFP Board of Standards, and regulatory bodies throughout the Pacific Northwest. Mr. Carr also has extensive experience with insurance defense claims, including commercial general liability policies and insureds within the transportation and trucking industries. Mr. Carr’s legal experience includes nearly fifteen years of claims defense, licensing, merger/acquisition, professional discipline, regulatory violations, audit compliance, and entity formation and re-structuring. Mr. Carr is also a former intern for U.S. Senator Mark O. Hatfield.

Willamette University College of Law (J.D. & Certificate in Dispute Resolution, 1991); Moot Court Board
Pacific Lutheran University (B.A., Political Science, 1987); President, Student Senate

Oregon State Bar, Member
Washington State Bar, Member
United States District Court (Oregon)
United States District Court (Western District of Washington)
United States Court of Appeals (Ninth Circuit)
Multnomah County Bar Association, Member
Oregon State Bar Securities and Business Sections, Member
Oregon and Southwest Washington Chapter of the Financial Planning Association, Director of Government and Regulatory Affairs Sections
National Government Relations Committee, Member
State Board of Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Appointed by Former Governor Kitzhaber
Youth basketball coach