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Michele L. Buck-Romero

Trusts & Estates
Michele Buck-Romero counsels high-net-worth individuals, business owners, and families on wealth, business succession, estate planning, administration of trusts and estates, and the formation of business entities to implement tax and non-tax planning. She drafts all the necessary documents to implement a comprehensive estate plan. She also assists clients with charitable gift planning and charitable trusts and foundations.

General Counsel/Corporate Governance
Michele provides outside general counsel services, including entity formation and corporate governance matters. She advises on drafting and reviewing a wide variety of contracts and agreements. Michele also assists clients in both stock and asset sales and mergers and acquisitions.

Practice Highlights
  • Advises clients in the administration of trusts and estates
  • Structures traditional estate plans for high net-worth individuals with taxable estates
  • Advises clients regarding lifetime gifts of family-business interests
  • Works with small-business owners in structuring integrated estate and business plans
  • Counsels trustees on legal, tax, and other issues arising from their trustee duties

Professional & Community Activities

  • Member, Associates Committee, Campaign for Equal Justice
  • Organizer, Women’s Interaction Network
  • Board Member, Law School Alumni Association, University of Oregon School of Law
  • Multnomah Bar Association
  • Member, Oregon State Bar, Estate Planning and Administration Section and Tax Section
  • American Bar Association
  • Oregon Women Lawyers