Blachly Appointed to Oregon Commission on Uniform State Laws

Congratulations to SYK attorney Victoria Blachly, who has been appointed by Governor Kate Brown to the Oregon Commission on Uniform State Laws. The Oregon Commission drafts uniform state laws in all states, for various fields of law. The members of the Commission appear before legislators, where they must explain and promote the passage of those laws. Blachly said, “It is an honor to be appointed, and I look forward to working with the bright and diligent Commissioners that works so hard to make the law easier to navigate.” Her term will run until 2020.

The Uniform Law Commission is a non-profit unincorporated association of the United States. The Oregon Commission on Uniform State Laws is the Oregon branch of this national association. There are only three commissioners appointed for the Oregon jurisdiction for each term. Those appointed to the commission are all attorneys, volunteering their time to a public service.

Victoria Blachly is a fiduciary litigator, trial attorney, and community leader. She represents individual and corporate trustees, beneficiaries, and personal representatives. Her cases often involve trust and estate litigation, will contests, trust disputes, undue influence, claims of fiduciary breach, financial elder abuse, and contested guardianship and conservatorships. She has found helping her clients through complex matters and giving them a voice to be the greatest reward of her career.

One comment on “Blachly Appointed to Oregon Commission on Uniform State Laws

  1. Congratulations and I am sure you will find the work both exciting and fulfilling. I do hope you will make to our annual meeting in San Diego next summer. Feel free to give me a call if you like and I will share my experience on the Commission and what I would suggest you do early on to get yourself on a drafting committee. I wholeheartedly urge you to let current President Rich Cassidy know you are ready, willing and able to go to work on any available drafting committee. A lot of Commissioners serve in that capacity even though they have limited background in a given field. I have always learned much from my efforts. Again, Congratulations, welcome aboard and I look forward to seeing you in San Diego if not sooner.

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