Portland, OR., May 10, 2011 – Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP announced today that it has hired Glen Goland as an associate in the firm’s estate planning and immigration practice areas.
Prior to joining Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP, Mr. Goland was an associate attorney with Boston-based Squillace & Associates, P.C. His responsibilities at the firm included drafting estate planning documents and designing estate plans for a variety of clients.
Prior to law school, Mr. Goland served as an Investment Sales and Marketing Coordinator for Guardian Investor Services/RS Funds. Responsibilities included developing and implementing a business plan to sell financial products to independent financial advisors in the Southeastern U.S.
Mr. Goland moved to Portland in early 2010. In his free time he can be found snowboarding on the slopes of Mt. Hood, surfing in the Pacific, or hiking with his wife Krissy and their dog Kingsley. He has served as a volunteer for the Oregon Post Adoption Resource Center, where he has spoken to groups about estate planning and the unique challenges that families face when they adopt children.
Mr. Goland is also a talented musician — while living in Boston, he was a guitarist and booking agent for the successful regional rock band, Focusin. The band won the Hard Rock Cafe’s national battle of the bands in 2004, and went on to share the bill with Def Leppard, Blink-182 and others at 65,000-seat Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Mr. Goland is a member of the Oregon State Bar, the Massachusetts State Bar and the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sports Management from the University of Massachusetts, and a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School.
About Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP
Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP has been helping families build, protect, and distribute wealth since 1927. Areas of expertise include estate planning; business, real estate and construction law, taxation; litigation and mediation; immigration; qualified retirement plans; estate and trust administration; family disputes; and employment law. The firm recently moved its offices to downtown Portland at 111 SW 5th Ave., Suite 3800, Portland, Oregon 97204. Please visit the firm’s website, www.samuelslaw.com and blog, www.wealthlawblog.com, for more information.