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Katherine O VanZanten

Katherine O VanZanten

Practice areas:

Tax, Estate Planning, Wills & Living Wills, Probate, Trusts, Business

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Estate Planning: 20%
  2. Tax: 20%
  3. Business: 15%
  4. Trusts: 15%
  5. Other: 30%
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Contact Info

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

PacWest Center
1211 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 1900
Portland, OR, 97204-3719

1211 Sw 5th Ave Ste 1900
Portland, OR, 97204-3719





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Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2009
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2008
AV ratingMartindale-HubbellN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderSchwabe Williamson & Wyatt2010 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Community Foundation of SW WashingtonProfessional Advisor2011 - Present
Oregon State Bar, Taxation Section, Executive CommitteeChair2009 - 2009
Oregon State Bar, Tax Section, Legislative committeeMember2008 - Present
Oregon State Bar Leadership CollegeFellow2008 - 2008
Oregon State Bar, Taxation SectionExecutive Committee2002 - Present
Oregon State Bar, Certified Public Accountants-Joint CommitteePast Member, Past ChairN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
Oregon State Bar publicationChapter 13 Administering Oregon Estates2012
Oregon State Bar tax section newsletterThe Tax Lawyer Can Help Ease the Impact of the Estate Tax Burden After the Death of Business Owner2011
Portland Business JournalDon't Delay Any Longer - Get Will Done as Soon as Possible2011


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Golden Gate University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Golden Gate University School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1997
Boston UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1994

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Trust and Estate PlanningOregon and Washington Tax Updates2011