Education

  • Willamette University
  • College of Law, J.D.
  • Willamette University
  • College of Liberal Arts, B.A.

Anastasia (Stacie) Yu Meisner is a member of the SYK Estate Planners practice. Her practice focuses on estate planning, probate, trust and estate administration. In addition, she also works with guardianships and conservatorships matters, as well as tax exempt organizations and business entities. She also provides mediation and case evaluation services. She received both her undergraduate and law degrees from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. Ms. Meisner is licensed to practice in both Oregon and Washington.

Ms. Meisner is involved with a large number of organizations, both within the legal community, and her local community. She volunteers with organizations such as the Oregon Minority Lawyers Association as an Advisory Board Member, the Friends of the Lake Oswego Library as a board member, and a member of the Oregon Public Broadcasting Planned Giving Advisory Council. In 2018, Ms. Meisner was appointed Pro Tem Judge for the Washington County Probate Department. And she serves as pro bono counsel for the Korean American Coalition for Oregon. Ms. Meisner is also a frequent speaker and author. 

Anastasias was raised in Nevada and spent most of her school breaks with family in Lakeview, Oregon. She lived in Munich, Germany from 1992-1993 attending classes with Lewis and Clark College and the University of Munich; and she spent the summer of 1995 in Shanghai, China attending classes at the East China University of Law and Politics and interning at the U.S. Consulate General in Shanghai, China. After graduation from law school she worked for the Oregon State Bar. And then she owned her own small law firm in Lake Oswego for 15 years. She is dedicated to her clients, and enjoys helping them find peace of mind that their estate planning and legal affairs are in order. In addition to her office at our downtown Portland location, she maintains weekly office hours at our Lake Oswego location.

Professional Affiliations

  • Oregon State Bar Association
  • American Bar Foundation
  • Oregon Minority Lawyers Association
    • Honorary board member, 1999 – Present
    • Previous board Treasurer
  • Estate Planning Counsel of Portland
  • Governor’s Judicial Screening Committee
    • Member, 2007, 2010
  • Oregon State Bar
    • House of Delegates, 2004 – Present
    • Board of Accountancy, 2003- 2006
    • Diversity Section
      • Founding Executive Committee Member, 2002 – 2004
    • Elder Law Section
      • Executive Committee Member and Legislative Chair, 2014 – Present
    • Business Law Section, Corporation Act Committee, 2002
    • Affirmative Action Committee, Executive Committee, 2001 – 2005
  • Oregon Board of Accountancy, 2003 – 2006
  • Oregon Law Foundation, Diversity Subcommittee
    • Committee Member, 2001 – 2003
  • Clackamas County Bar Association, previous member

Community & Charity Involvement

  • Korean American Coalition for Oregon
  • Oregon Public Broadcasting, Planned Giving Advisory Council
    • Member, 2013 – 2015; 2018 – Present
  • Paralegal Instructor, Sumner College, 2014 – 2015
  • Friends of the Lake Oswego Public Library
    • Previous treasurer
    • Board member, 2008 – Present
  • Friends for Opportunities for Law in Oregon
    • Pro Bono Legal Counsel, 2007 – 2011
  • Clackamas Community Mediation and Dispute Resolution Center
    • Volunteer Mediator, 2006 – 2007
  • Mercy Corps, Planned Giving Advisory Committee
    • Committee Member, 2003- 2008
  • Korean American Citizens League
    • Pro Bono Legal Counsel, 2003 – 2005

Select Honors & Achievements

  • Oregon State Bar Bulletin “A Sense of Place”, 2013
  • Oregon State Bar Bulletin “After Law School, Now What”, 2010
  • Oregon State Bar Bulletin “The Ripple Effect”, 2010
  • American Bar Association ABA Journal “Mentoring”, 2006
  • Oregon State Bar President’s Affirmative Action Award, 2005
  • Oregon State Bar Bulletin “Diversity”, 2000

Select Speaking Engagements & Publications

  • Oregon State Bar Elder Law Newsletter Remote Online Notarizations – aka RON,” October 2020
  • Oregon State Bar Elder Law NewsletterTimeshares and how to terminate ownership,” April 2020
  • Lake Oswego Ladies Who Lunch “10 Estate Planning Mistakes” Lake Oswego, OR January 2020
  • Morgan Stanley Round Table “10 Estate Planning Mistakes” Portland, OR January 2020
  • Oregon State Bar Elder Law NewsletterEstate Planning for Second Marriages and Blended Families,” July 2019
  • Hilltop Networking Group, “Estate Planning – Planning for Predictable Life Changes,” Tigard, OR, August 2017
  • Edward Jones, “Planning Your Estate – Taking Control of Your Legacy,” Gresham, OR, July 2017
  • Oregon State Bar Elder Law Newsletter “Tips for those interested in legislative issues” January 2017
  • Oregon State Bar Publication Legislative Highlights, “Elder Law,” 2016
  • Oregon State Bar Elder Law Newsletter “HB 2368 Clarifies Advance Directive Issues”, 2015
  • OPB, Estate Planning Workshop, Pendleton, OR, 2015
  • OPB, Estate Planning Workshop, Bakercity, OR, 2014
  • American Bar Association Publication Dear Sisters, Dear Daughters: Strategies for Success from Multicultural Women Attorneys, 2009
  • Oregon State Bar Publication The Ethical Oregon Lawyer, 2003