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Frederick M Okamura

also known as Rick Okamura

About me



-Elder Law is both an area of legal practice and a philosophy that focuses on representing, counseling and assisting seniors and their families in connection with a variety of legal issues, from wills, trusts, and probate to  guardianships and conservatorships, with a primary emphasis on promoting the highest quality of life for the elder, their safety and asset protection.


Practice areas


  1. Elder Law: 50%
    13 years
  2. Litigation: 50%
    13 years

Attorney endorsements

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  • Collin C McKean

    Rick is knowledgeable, creative, and articulate. He is the epitome of effective advocacy among lawyers. I endorse this lawyer.


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  • Brian S Wayson

    Without reservation I endorse Rick as an attorney and as a person. I worked with Rick on some bar association matters as well as being mentored by him when I was fresh out of law school. Rick is always congenial, helpful, positive and supportive. In addition, Rick is insightful, thorough, innovative and dedicated to getting the project accomplished.


    Brian Wayson Social Security Attorney
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Contact info

Frederick M. Okamura

16325 Boones Ferry Road
Suite 201
Lake Oswego, OR, 97035-4295


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Volunteer of the YearOregon State Bar New Lawyers Division2007
Public Service AwardOregon State Bar New Lawyers Division2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerFrederick M. Okamura, P.C.2012 - Present
PartnerMarandas & Okamura LLP2009 - 2012
PartnerMarandas Chi & Okamura LLP2007 - 2009
PartnerKirkpatrick Zeitz Okamura & Masaoy LLP2004 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Arts Council of Lake OswegoTreasurer2008 - 2011
Catholic Charities Low Income Taxpayer Clinic, El Programma HispanoPro Bono Advisor2008 - 2011
Oregon State Bar, New Lawyers DivisionExecutive CommitteeN/A
Oregon State Bar, New Lawyers DivisionTreasurer, 2009N/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Oregon State Bar Elder Law NewsletterTax Issues May Be Among Problems Related To Declining Capacity2016
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Evergreen State CollegePolitical EconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Legal Issues for Older RelativesElder Law/Estate Planning2015
Edge of Life Issues “What every family member needs to know”Elder Law, Wills & Trusts2010
Changing Times-Changing NeedsWills & Trusts2009
Edge of Life Issues, "What Every Family Member Needs to Know"Estate Planning2008
Estate Planning: wills, trusts, power of attorney, and other legal issuesEstate Planning2007