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Specializing in Estate Planning and Administration.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|2014 Five Star Estate Planning Attorney||Five Star Professional||2014|
|2013 Five Star Wealth Manager||Five Star Professionals||2013|
|Distinguished 4.2 out of 5.0||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|2012 Five Star Wealth Manager||Five Star Professionals||2012|
|2011 Five Star Wealth Manager||Five Star Professionals||2011|
|Owner||McVittie-Law PC d.b.a. Legacy Preservation Law||2000 - Present|
|Recruiter||The Affiliates||1999 - 2000|
|Associate Attorney||Reinisch Mackenzie, PC||1997 - 1998|
|Staff Attorney||Liberty Northwest Insurance Co.||1990 - 1996|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Portland Area Business Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|Oregon State Bar, Estate Planning and Administration Section||Member||2000 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association||Member||1988 - Present|
|Oregon State Bar||Member||1988 - Present|
|Multnomah County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|A lesson in the importance of planning||Formal Probate and most likely a suit to Quiet Title|
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|Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark College||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1987|
|Washington State University||Political Science||BS - Bachelor of Science||1984|
|7 Threats to Your Family Security||Estate Planning||2012|
|6 Oregon Lawyers Speak Out||Estate Planning Issues for Same-Sex Couples||2010|
Lora Howard, Estate planning Attorney
Jim is a knowledgeable and talented attorney. His personality puts people at ease and helps them feel comfortable talking about difficult issues. Jim takes the time to understand his client’s needs and carefully crafts estate plans to ensure their goals are accomplished.
Thomas Fafinski, Estate planning Attorney
I am so completely and thoroughly impressed with James and his command of the alternatives available to estate planning. I have spent days with him learning and collaborating and am excited by the prospect of working with him. He really understands this niche backwards and forwards.
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