Victoria Blachly

Victoria Blachly is a civil trial attorney located in Portland, Oregon, and licensed in the states of Oregon and Washington. She works on a wide range of litigation issues, with a primary focus on fiduciary litigation for individual trustees, corporate trustees, beneficiaries, and personal representatives, including trust and estate litigation, will contests, trust disputes, undue influence, capacity cases, claims of fiduciary breach, and financial elder abuse cases.

Victoria has a rating of 10.0 for her experience, industry recognition, and professional conduct. Read comments from her legal peers at Avvo.com.

Victoria is also a board member for Housecall Providers, Inc., a non-profit medical practice dedicated to delivering, coordinating and advocating for the quality medical care that homebound older adults need to experience healthful lives in their own homes. Housecall Providers grew from Executive Medical Director Benneth Husted, D.O.’s commitment to making housecalls, and in 2007, Housecall Providers made 9,444 home visits in the Portland area. As of August 2009, Housecall Providers was providing primary medical care for 1022 medically needy homebound individuals, with an average age of 82. For more information on their services or to make a donation, visit the Housecall Providers website. Victoria can be reached via email at vblachly@SamuelsLaw.com.

Practice Areas

Professional Associations

  • Oregon State Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Multnomah Bar Association
  • Multnomah Bar Association, Service to the Public Committee
    • Member, 2001 – 2004, (secretary 2004)
  • Oregon State Bar Federal Practice and Procedure Committee
    • Member, 1999 – 2004 (secretary 2004)
  • American Inns of Court, Gus J. Solomon Chapter
    • Member, 1999 – 2004
  • Subcommittee Member Studying the Uniform Trust Code to Oregon 2005 legislature
  • Lorman Education Services Speaker, "Advising Fiduciaries in Oregon," 2001 Portland
  • ALI-ABA Speaker, "Representing Estate and Trust Beneficiaries and Fiduciaries," 2004 Boston and 2005 New Orleans
  • Lorman Education Services Moderator and Speaker, "Oregon Trust Law," 2008 Portland
  • United States Law Firm Group Speaker, "Drafting to Avoid Fiduciary Litigation," 2008 Seattle
  • The Seminar Group Speaker, "Best of CLE: Trusts and Estates," 2008 Portland

Education

  • Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College (J.D., 1997)
    • Moot Court Honor Board Graduate
  • Washington State University, Pullman, WA (B.S., Biology 1993)
    • Honors Program Graduate

Bar Admissions

  • Admitted to Oregon State Bar (1997)
  • Admitted to Washington State Bar (2000)
  • Admitted to United States District Court for the District of Oregon
  • Admitted to United States District Court for the District of Washington Bar

 

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