Oregon Estate Planning Lawyers
William D. Brewer
Bill grew up in Virginia and moved to Oregon in 1968 to attend Willamette University. After a short career in journalism, he graduated from the Northwestern School of Law in 1985 and immediately joined Hershner Hunter. He became a partner in 1990.Bill is a Fellow in the American College of Trust...
Terry has provided legal advice to hundreds of locally owned businesses and individuals for more than 30 years. His clients have ranged from large multi-state companies such as G.I. Joe's, to small family owned restaurants. His expertise includes complex contract negotiations, sale and acquisition...
Robert S. Quinney
Prior to law school, Bob practiced as a CPA with Deloitte, Touche in San Francisco. After law school, he worked for Stoel Rives, LLP in Portland and then with Quinney & Neill in Eugene. Bob joined Hershner Hunter as a partner in 1975.Bob is a member and past president of the Eugene-Springfield...
Robert E. Kabacy
Bob Kabacy knows that each of his estate planning and business clients is unique, which is why he strives to understand a client’s values and priorities before giving advice. “Success for my clients can mean many different things,” he says. “Sometimes it’s saving them hundreds of thousands of...
Rebecca D. Guptill
I am an experienced attorney and have represented clients in both criminal and family law cases, as well as juvenile dependency, juvenile delinquency, and estate planning matters. I am more than comfortable in the courtroom environment, as I appear in court regularly on various matters. In terms of...
Ragna L. TenEyck
With a practice focused primarily on estate planning, Ragna TenEyck believes that a client seeking the long-term management and eventual distribution of their estate deserves the highest quality of legal representation. She has a Master degree in Taxation and specializes in assisting clients with...
Paul is recognized for his ability to create imaginative, thoughtful solutions for clients in his estate planning and business practice. “We can provide a simple and straightforward plan when that’s what the client needs,” he explains, “and we can use the most innovative and creative planning tools...
Nicholas M. Frost
Nick is a partner who focuses his practice on estate planning, business succession planning, and estate and trust administration, as well as business transactional work. Prior to joining Hershner Hunter in 2011, he worked in private practice at a national law firm in Chicago and Portland.Nick works...
Michael F. Van Hoomissen
I am a lawyer from a well-known family of successful lawyers and judges who have practiced law in Portland since the early 1900s. I am qualified to help you with many different types of legal matters.Michael F. Van Hoomissen practices law in Portland, Oregon and the surrounding Clark, Clackamas,...
Mary L. Dougherty
Mary assists closely held businesses with selecting a business entity; navigating employee and administrative matters; and negotiating and documenting contractual agreements. Mary also guides personal representatives and trustees through probate and trust administration and prepares wills, trusts,...
Lisa C. Alan
Lisa is of counsel to the firm. Lisa has a wide range of experience in estate planning, succession planning, taxation, charitable giving, and business transactions. She enjoys helping clients prioritize their planning objectives, advising with respect to various alternatives, and drafting estate...
Lee Davis Kell
Lee Kell’s appreciation of his firm’s client base runs a bit deeper than other Kell, Alterman & Runstein, L.L.P. lawyers. After all, many clients have been with the firm since his father, Ray, roamed the hallways in the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s.Putting a high value on loyalty and character is one...
Kirkham E. Hay
Kirk has extensive background and experience working with all levels of businesses, including entity selection and formation, tax elections, internal management, and shareholder or partner agreements. As part of Kirk's business practice, he has handled numerous acquisitions and sales for the firm's...
Gary P. Compa
The firm’s taxation lawyer since 1981, Gary Compa brings a unique perspective to tax law, having worked as an estate tax attorney with the IRS in Wisconsin for five years in the late 70's. “The emphasis in the IRS isn’t necessarily collections—it’s about resolving things and moving cases,” he...
Eric J. Brickenstein
Eric joined the firm as an associate attorney in September 2014. He earned his J.D. summa cum laude from Lewis & Clark Law School, where he was selected by the faculty as a member of the Cornelius Honor Society on the basis of superior scholarship, leadership, and contributions to the law...
Douglas R. Grim
Doug is a founding member of the firm and presently serves as the firm's Managing Partner. He has primarily served as the corporate lawyer for many of the firm's clients. Doug's depth of experience allows for our business clients to have immediate access to a wealth of legal knowledge at all times....
Arthur J. Clark
Art has been a partner at Hershner Hunter since 1980.As a trusted advisor to many prominent Oregon businesses, Art works with clients on a wide range of business matters, including real estate, financing, mergers and acquisitions and other business transactions, as well as entity organization and...
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