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Eden Rose Brown

Eden Rose Brown

also known as Eden Brown, Edye Brown

About me

Attorney Eden Rose Brown is dedicated to providing comprehensive, highly personalized, counsel in wealth preservation strategies, family legacy design, and estate, tax and charitable planning.


Recognized as one of the Top 100 Attorneys in the United States and honored as an an Oregon Super Lawyer by her peers, Eden holds the highest standards of scholarship, compassion and client service.  Her innovative planning strategies serve to maximize client control and promote family harmony, while minimizing taxes and preserving a family's legacy for generations.  In addition to other professional recognition, Eden is listed in Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who of American Women.


Born and raised in Salem, Oregon, Eden earned degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, and Northwestern School of Law, Lewis and Clark College before accepting a commission in the United States Air Force.  Serving as a JAG officer in the Gulf War, her experience drafting over 8000 estate planning documents for troops fighting in the Gulf served as the springboard for her dedication to comprehensive estate planning and her innovative, values-based planning style.


Always the adventurer, Eden has circumnavigated the globe by sea, enjoyed a private audience with Pope John Paul II, and traveled solo 28,000 miles throughout the back roads of North America on her motorcycle, before settling back down in Salem with her teenage daughter, Natalie, two rats, three cats, and 27 tropical fish.


The Law Office of Eden Rose Brown is located in Salem, Oregon, with additional offices in Portland, Springfield and Bend. 


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 70%
    23 years
  2. Tax: 15%
    23 years
  3. Business: 15%
    23 years



Hourly ($95-375/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (120 minutes), Pro bono (5%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Darcy K. Houghton

    I endorse this lawyer. Having worked for a time in a field where I had the privilege to meet great lawyers from around the country, I can wholeheartedly share that Eden is one of the best! I have used her business model since my first year in my estate planning practice and find that my practice has thrived because of the tools that she was willing to share. Eden, thank you for sharing with fellow practitioners and for generally raising the bar for our practice.


    Darcy Houghton Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • 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

Law Office of Eden Rose Brown

1011 Liberty St SE
Salem, OR, 97302

Law Office of Eden Rose Brown

10260 SW Greenburg Rd, Suite 400
Portland, OR, 97223



HIInactive - Voluntary199511/05/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Oregon Super Lawyer 2015Thomson Reuters2015
Oregon Excellence AwardUSIATC2014
Oregon Super Lawyer 2014Thomson Reuters2014
Top 100 Executives of 2013Executive Magazine2013
Top Oregon AttorneyPortland Monthly Magazine2013
Oregon Super Lawyer 2013Law & Politics Magazine2013
Top Oregon AttorneysPortland Monthly Magazine2012
Oregon Super Lawyer 2012Law & Politics Magazine2012
Oregon Super Lawyer 2011Law & Politics Magazine2011
Oregon Super Lawyer 2010Law & Politics2010
Oregon Super Lawyer 2009Law & Politics Magazine2009
Oregon Super Lawyer 2008Law & Politics Magazine/Oregonian2008
Nation's 100 Top AttorneysWorth Magazine2008
Oregon Super Lawyer/Rising Star 2007Law & Politics Magazine/Oregonian2007
United States Top 100 AttorneyWorth Magazine2007
Top 100 AttorneyWorth Magazine2006
Top Oregon LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2006
United States Meritorious Service MedalUnited States Air Force1992
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding Attorney & Counsellor at LawLaw Office of Eden Rose Brown1993 - Present
Judge AdvocateUnited States Air Force1990 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
American LegionMember2009 - Present
Cedar Sinai Park (Medical/Elder Care)Board of Directors2006 - 2008
Salem's Riverfront CarouselBoard of Directors2004 - 2006
Marion-Polk County Medical SocietyBoard Member2004 - 2007
Hawaii Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Chemeketa Community College FoundationBoard Member2003 - 2006
WealthCounselFounding Member1998 - Present
Willamette Valley Estate Planning CouncilMember1997 - Present
Air National Guard Association of the United StatesLife Member1994 - Present
Willamette Valley Inns of CourtMember1994 - 1997
National Network of Estate Planning AttorneysCharter Member1994 - 2006
National Network of Estate Planning AttorneysCharter Member1994 - 2005
National Association of Elder Law AttorneysMember1994 - Present
Willamette Humane SocietyBoard Member1994 - 1997
Willamette Valley Tax ForumMember1994 - Present
Marion-Polk County Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
American Bar Association, Military Law CommitteeVice-Chair1991 - 1992
Oregon State BarMember1990 - Present
Judge Advocates AssociationLife Member1990 - Present
Aircraft Owners and Pilots AssociationMember1982 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Book - Contributor (E.T. Nedder Publishing)Faith-Based Estate Planning2008
Book - Contributor and Co-Editor (Quantum Press)Giving - Philanthropy for Everyone2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern California InstituteAdvanced Wealth StrategiesLaureate in Wealth Strategies2010
Judge Advocate General's School, US Air ForceMilitary LawJudge Advocate1990
Northwestern School of Law/Lewis & Clark CollegeLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of California - BerkeleyPsychology/HistoryBachelor of Arts (AB)1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Women Give - Creating Impact with MoneyWomen and Philanthropy2015
Realtors' WorkshopEstate Planning for Realtors2015
NW Planned Giving Annual ConferenceInspiring Philanthropy2015
George Fox University21st Century Estate Planning2014
Chemeketa Community College FoundationUnderstanding Estate Planning Basics2014
Web-Based TeleconferenceEstate Planning for Pet Owners and Advisors2013
Principal Group Regional ConferenceWealth Preservation Strategies and Tax Law Update2013
OSTC Annual ConferenceEstate Planning for the Tax Professional2013
OJCF Professional Advisors GroupCharitable Gifts of IRA/Retirement Plans and the IRA Charitable Rollover2013
NAIFA Winterfest 2013Serving Clients Better with Professional Collaboration2013
Planning for the Generations - Annual ConferenceUnderstanding the Personal Information Form2012
Oregon Tax Preparers2012 Estate, Gift and Income Tax Update2012
Ronald McDonald House21st Century Estate Planning: Why Trust a Living Trust2011
Audigy Team EventThe ABCs of Estate Planning2011
American Law Institute/American Bar AssociationEstate Planning for Pet Owners2011
AKT Client Education EventEstate Planning in the New Tax Environment2011
US Trust Educational EventFamily Matters2010
TBS Community Education SeriesMinors Matter - Planning for Children with Legacy, Stewardship and Love2010
Prudential Real Estate ProfessionalsLiving Trusts: The Real Estate Professional's Best Friend2010
KISS pdxEstate Planning Essentials for Successful Professionals2010
Key Bank Business ConferenceBusiness Valuation and Succession Planning2010
Wealthcounsel Spring ConferenceThe Art of Attraction - Estate Planning & Marketing2009
2009 Trusts & Estates SymposiumIRA Legacy Trusts2009
WealthCounsel Annual ConferenceEstate Planning for Pets2008
Southern California Estate & Tax ForumEstate Planning for Pets2008
Estate Planning for EveryoneEstate Planning2008
29th Annual Oregon Society of Tax ConsultantsEstate Planning for the Tax Professional2008
Willamette Valley Estate Planning CouncilFaith Based Estate Planning2007
NAIFA ConferencePension Protection Act and the IRA Inheritance Trust2007
Edward Jones Client ConferenceBasic Estate Planning - It's Not What You Own, It's What You Value2007
Client Services Advisor TrainingValues-Based Estate Planning2007
Advisor TrainingRetirement Plan Update2007
Advisor TrainingIRA Trusts2007
Advisor TrainingCommunity Property in a Separate Property State2007
Advisor TrainingCommunity Property and IRA Trusts2007
2007 WealthCounsel National ConferenceEstate Planning Tips, Tricks and Traps2007
14th Annual Animal Law ConferenceRover, Rex, Spot and Fluffy: Estate Planning for Pets2007
National Animal Law ConferenceAnimal Law & Estate Planning for Companion Animals2006