Steve combines his 17 years as an estate planning attorney with a solid tax background working at two of the "Big Five" accounting firms. As Shareholder of the estate planning practice Steve manages the business and assists clients with all aspects of their estate plans including wills, trusts, life insurance planning, estate and trust administration after death (including probate), and business succession planning, as well as estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax planning. Steve’s focus is on helping people plan for protecting what is important to them, both during life and upon their deaths.
As an estate planning attorney, Steve is a sincere advocate and planner, working with clients through the complexities of their situations. In his personal life Steve enjoys spending time with his family, bicycling around Portland and planning for his next big travel adventure!
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I trust Steve Zipper for the most complex estate planning issues that arise in my commercial litigation cases. He is pragmatic, calm and knowledgeable. I have a number of clients that I have referred to Steve that have reported how pleased they are with him. He is the person I would hire for my own estate planning needs.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Oregon Super Lawyers Magazine||2013|
|Super Lawyer||Oregon Super Lawyers Magazine||2012|
|Shareholder||Gevurtz Menashe Larson Howe, PC||2013 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Oregon State Bar, Estate Planning and Administration Section||N/A||N/A|
|Willamette University College of Law||N/A||JD/MBA - Juris Doctorate and MBA||1996|
|University of Michigan Law School||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|