SYK Partner Eric Wieland and Associate Valerie Sasaki are teaching a seminar to Lewis & Clark Law School students this spring. The seminar seeks to apply the knowledge acquired in prerequisite courses (Income Tax I, Estate and Gift Taxation, and Wills & Trusts) in a planning context. Students will analyze and discuss various estate planning […]
In May, SYK partner Victoria Blachly was appointed to the Board of Advisors for VoteERA.org, which seeks to add an Oregon Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) that provides express equality and protects women against sex discrimination. Victoria’s efforts to advance the ERA were recently covered in the Portland Business Journal.
As the child of a marine biologist, I find the Discovery Channel’s shark week especially entertaining. As this year’s shark week winds to a close, I wanted to leave you with this funny post from another funny legal blog. We were debating in the office which sort of shark we would be – I was […]
SYK Partner Victoria Blachly recently appeared on OPB’s Think Out Loud radio program to discuss online accounts and other digital assets — and what happens to these online legacies after we die. Even though conventional, off-line assets are handled through relatively straightforward channels such as wills and trusts, determining what happens to digital assets has […]
We’re pleased to announce that firm partner Victoria Blachly has been appointed to the Allied Professionals Council at Legacy Health. The Allied Professionals Council provides support, advice and counsel to the planned giving program for The Office of Philanthropy at Legacy Health. The foundations served include Emanuel Medical Center Foundation, Good Samaritan Foundation, Meridian Park […]
We are pleased to announce that three of the firm’s partners, Stephen Kantor, Victoria Blachly, and Jeff Cheyne, have been selected to the 2014 Oregon Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Attorneys […]