Eric Olsen

Eric Olsen, Esq.

Financial Attorney


  • Executive director and founder of HELPS nonprofit law firm
  • Founder and former senior partner of OlsenDaines, a multistate consumer bankruptcy law firm
  • J.D. from University of Oregon Law School

Eric has been practicing law for more than 42 years, specializing in advocating for lower-income individuals navigating legal issues around their finances. Eric is passionate about educating seniors on maintaining financial independence. Early in his career, he founded a law firm focused on bankruptcy and personal injury cases. After decades of representing seniors in these cases, he established another law firm, HELPS (Help Eliminate Legal Problems for Seniors and Disabled). HELPS is the only nonprofit law firm focused on protection from creditor harassment, and it represents seniors nationwide. The firm also strives to educate seniors on how they can maintain their financial independence.