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J Mack Shively

J Mack Shively

also known as J. Mack Shively, Mack

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Energy & Utilities, Trusts, Tax, Limited Liability Company (LLC), Wills & Living Wills, Corporate & Incorporation

About Me

I am  primarily a tax lawyer and in 2006 opened my own office in downtown Portland.  I graduated from Lewis & Clark Law School, and went on to do another year at New York University where I got a specialty degree in taxation.  For six years I was in private practice with a large Portland law firm, and in 1986 went to work in-house at PGE where I stayed for 19 years. While at PGE I represented PGE and its affiliated companies (which included Enron) in matters such as finance, taxation, ERISA, compensation, human resources, bankruptcy and power plant development.  After “retiring” from PGE I “hung out my shingle” to represent energy clients, as well as individuals in business, taxation, estate planning and ERISA matters.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1980

  1. Estate Planning: 30%
    14 years
  2. Energy & Utilities: 20%
    28 years
  3. Trusts: 15%
  4. Wills & Living Wills: 10%
  5. Other: 25%
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Contact Info

J. Mack Shively, Attorney at Law

Congress Center, Suite 1220
1001 SW Fifth Avenue
Portland, OR, 97204

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ORActive198008/16/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Assistant General CounselPortland General Electric Company1986 - 2005

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Lewis & Clark Northwestern Law SchoolMember Board of VisitorsN/A
Lewis & Clark Northwestern Law SchoolAdvisor to the Tax DepartmentN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Portland General Electric Company v. Department of Revenue and Morrow CountyRefund to taxpayer.

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1980
Lewis & Clark Northwestern Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
Washington State UniversityEnglishMA - Masters1975
Washington State UniversityEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1972

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Tax Planning for the Taxable EstateDrafting a See-through Trust for a Disabled Beneficiary2014