• Business Law, Estate Planning, Tax Law
  • Oregon
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Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Private Businesses
  • Exempt Organizations
  • Estate and Trust Administration
  • Corporate
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Professional Experience
Harvard University Law School
cum laude
Whitman College
summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Everett High School
Everett, Washington
Professional Associations
Oregon State Bar # 681232
Activities: Present: Fellow of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel; member of Estate Planning Council of Portland; member of Northwest Planned Giving Roundtable; member of planned giving advisory council, Whitman College.
Activities: Past: Adjunct Professor of Law (Estate Planning; Nonprofit Organization Law), Lewis & Clark Law School; Steering Committee, Portland Allied Professionals; contributor to Advising Oregon Businesses Forms Volume (2003 revision); advisory council, Austin Family Business Program, Oregon State University; Exempt Organizations Committee, American Bar Association Section of Taxation; chair of planned giving committee, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral; speaker at various seminars on topics involving estate planning, tax-exempt organizations, charitable giving, and family businesses.
Activities: Present: Board of directors, Oregon Symphony Association; sponsor, “I Have A Dream” class; trustee, Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust; board of trustees, The Herbert A. Templeton Foundation; investment committee, Planned Parenthood of the Columbia-Willamette; vestry, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral; overseer emeritus, Whitman College.
Activities: Past: Board of directors and president, “I Have A Dream” Foundation-Oregon; board member and chair, Riverdale School District; board of overseers and vice chair, Whitman College; board of trustees, Portland Art Museum; leadership council, Oregon Mentors; board of directors, Magna Carta in America; board of directors, Oregon Business Committee for the Arts; national board of directors and Western Region chair, Planned Parenthood Federation of America; board of directors and president, Planned Parenthood of the Columbia-Willamette; board of directors and president, Portland Dance Theatre; membership on various civic, charitable, and governmental committees and task forces.
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Standard Insurance Center
900 Southwest 5th Avenue
Portland, OR 97204
Telephone: (503) 294-9526
Fax: (503) 220-2480