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Practice Areas


  1. Probate: 25%
  2. Elder Law: 25%
  3. Guardianship: 25%
  4. Estate Planning: 25%



Hourly ($225/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Barbara Smythe LLC

12275 SW Second Street
Beaverton, OR, 97005



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
State championship team head coachClassroom Law Project High School Mock Trial2015
Moot Court Honor BoardLewis & Clark Law School1991
Law ReviewLewis & Clark Law School1990
Dean's FellowshipLewis & Clark Law School1989
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyBarbara Smythe LLC2012 - Present
AttorneyMyatt & Bell, PC2010 - 2012
General CounselEdChoices2009 - 2010
AttorneyKlarquist Sparkman2001 - 2009
Legislative aideOregon Senate1992 - 1993
Association NamePosition NameDuration
OSB Fee Arbitration ProgramArbitrator & mediator2012 - Present
OSB Public Service Advisory CommitteeMember2012 - 2014
OSB Region 4 Professional Responsibility CommitteeMember2012 - 2013
OSB Solo/Small Firm Practitioners SectionSecretary2011 - 2012
OSB Nonprofit Organizations Law SectionExecutive Committee2011 - 2014
OSB Elder Law sectionNewsletter board member2010 - Present
Washington County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Classroom Law ProjectMock trial coach2009 - Present
OSB Estate Planning & Administration sectionMember2009 - Present
Oregon Women Lawyers FoundationBoard member2006 - 2009
Oregon Women LawyersBoard member2003 - 2006
Queen's BenchPresident2001 - 2007
Publication NameTitleDate
Oregon State Bar Estate Planning and Administration Section NewsletterTilton v. Lee (In re Estate of Blakee)2015
Oregon State Bar Elder Law Section NewsletterCourt Rules on Property Held in Trust2013
Oregon State Bar BulletinRetired But Remembered: Oregon Lawyers Reminisce About Sandra Day O'Connor2006
Oregon State Bar BulletinChief Concerns2006
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark Law SchoolN/AJD1992
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Planning for the FutureIncapacity and Medicaid planning2015
Transamerica Financial education seminarPlanning for Families with Children2014
Portland State University School of Business guest lecturerEstate planning2014
Alzheimer's Association education seriesLegal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer's Disease2014
Wine, Women and WealthWomen's Issues in Planning for Aging2013
USD ConferencePlanning for the Golden Years and Beyond2012
GPBC retirement conferenceProtecting Elders and their Families2011
GPBC retirement conferencePlanning to Leave a Legacy2011
Farmers Insurance district trainingTaxable estate planning2011
Fios Webcast CLEUnique Issues for Patent Litigation and E-Discovery2008
PNWPA CLEThe New Rules of Electronic Discovery: Why Everyone Needs to Know Them2007
Klarquist Sparkman CLEThe New E-Discovery Rules: Why You Need to Know Them2006