I’m a accomplice with Fitzwater Law and have practiced with this corporation for 19 years. My practice emphasizes criminal issues unique to the aged and their families, together with guardianship and conservatorship lawsuits, probate estates, accept as true with management, and estate planning. Some of my favorite cases are the emergency (“brief”) guardianships and conservatorships. I obtained my J.D. from Willamette University College of Law in 1998.
I value assisting human beings in times of crisis by way of making the prison device understandable. I delight myself on being dependable and thorough in my work, while striving to take the thriller out of the prison technique.
Elder regulation and estate making plans is a great suit for me. Since my time as a psychology essential at Linfield College I actually have loved assisting people in want. I am a frequent volunteer on the Legal Aid Service’s Senior Law Project supplying seasoned bono legal help to seniors. I also experience teaching other lawyers to exercise elder law. I am a school speaker for the Oregon Law Institute and the Multnomah Bar Association at the issues of probate management and guardianships. I am presently the Treasurer of the Executive Committee for the Elder Law Section of the Oregon State Bar.
I experience making use of my knowledge and abilities to help my network. I am the second one-term President and founding board member of Guardian Partners, a non-earnings enterprise dedicated to eliminating abuse and neglect for our aged and disabled populations. I became a Co-Editor of the Oregon State Bar’s Elder Law Handbook (2017). Also in 2017, I turned into offered the Oregon State Bar President’s Public Service Award for my volunteer service. I am a member of the subsequent corporations: Oregon Women Lawyers (OWLS), Clackamas County Elder Abuse Coordinated Community Response Team, Guardian/Conservator Association of Oregon, and Oregon Working Interdisciplinary Network of Guardianship Stakeholders (WINGS). › ›
- Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
- Estate Planning
- Guardianship & Conservatorship, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
- Elder Law
- Trust Administration
- Powers of Lawyer
Retaines and Rates
We typically bill hourly however a few estate planning is dealt with on a flat rate foundation. Please touch me for extra facts.
- English: Spoken, Written
- Associate Lawyer
Scalf & O Halloran
Graduation year: 1996
Graduation year: 1988