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Steven R Bennett

Steven R Bennett

Practice areas:

Business, Estate Planning, Real Estate

About Me

I enjoy getting to know my clients and learning about their needs and objectives.  My emphasis is on efficient, practical solutions.  Whenever possible, I provide a free initial consultation, and then an estimated range of my anticipated fees for specific legal projects.  I am one of 2 partners in the firm, and altogether we have 7 attorneys.  We are a small but stable firm, and have been at the same address for over 36 years.


Outside of the office, my wife and I enjoy spending time with our young son.  We also enjoy sailing, biking, golf, snow sports, and many other activities. 


Languages Spoken: German, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1978

  1. Estate Planning: 40%
    37 years
  2. Business: 40%
    37 years
  3. Real Estate: 20%
    37 years



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Walter Weiss Jr

    Steve Bennett is a diligent lawyer who always puts his clients' interests first. His experience and skill provide his clients with superior representation. I would hire Steve to represent me, which I believe is the highest compliment one lawyer can give to another.


    Walter Weiss Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Keith Robert Shepherd

    Steve Bennett is a no nonsense business attorney with a wealth of knowledge and experience. He is consistently revered as one of the best in his field.


    Keith Shepherd Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Farleigh Wada Witt

121 SW Morrison Street
Suite 600
Portland, OR, 97204




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderFarleigh Wada Witt2013 - Present
PartnerPowers McCulloch & Bennett1981 - 2012


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Oregon State Bar, Estate Planning and Administration SectionMember2000 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Numerous business transactionsSuccess

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara UniversityLawJuris Doctor1978
University of OregonComputer ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1975

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
MBA CLEBusiness mergers and acquisitions2012