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Jami L Pannell

Estate planning Attorney at Longview, WA

5.0   1 review

About Jami

Learn Jami’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Estate planning
    25%
    Wills, trusts, powers of attorney, healthcare directives, children's' protection plans, guardians for minors, asset protection

    16 years

  2. Probate
    25%

    16 years

  3. Trusts
    25%

    16 years

  4. Wills and living wills
    25%

    16 years

I am the Managing Director and Co-Founder of Three Rivers Law Center in Longview, WA.  Three Rivers Law Center is a nonprofit firm serving all income levels (based upon a sliding scale).

 

My practice areas:

Estate planning (wills, trusts, powers of attorney, advanced healthcare directives, community property agreements)
Special needs trusts
Adoption
Guardianship
Elder law


Our firm's other practice areas:
Peaceful dissolution of marriage (collaborative divorce)
Peaceful custody & relationship agreements
Mediation
Pre-nups

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Licensed for 16 years
State WA
Status Active
Acquired 2013
Updated 11/25/2022
State OR
Status Pro Bono - Active
Acquired 2006
Updated 10/09/2022

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

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Three Rivers Law Center
841A 12th Avenue
Longview, WA, 98632
Three Rivers Law Center
201 NE Park Plaza Dr., Ste. 200
Vancouver, WA, 98684
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Posted by anonymous | September 8, 2008
Client Review
Jami was pleasant to work with, kept me informed along the way, and won my case. I highly recommend her!

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Resume

AVVO RATING 8.7 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Managing Director
  • Three Rivers Law Center
  • 2013 - Present
  • Staff Attorney & Clinical Professor
  • Lewis & Clark Law School
  • 2006 - 2008
  • Owner
  • Law Office of Jami Pannell
  • 2006 - 2014
  • Summer Associate
  • Bonne, Bridges, Mueller, O'keefe & Nichols
  • 2005 - 2006
  • Law Clerk
  • Alana Cortese Elder Law Clinic
  • 2005 - 2006
  • Law Clerk
  • Santa Ana City Attorney
  • 2004 - 2004
  • Law Clerk
  • Orange County District Attorney - Sexual Assault Unit
  • 2004 - 2005
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Education

  • Chapman University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • N/A
  • University of Missouri at Kansas City
  • B.L.A.
  • N/A

Legal Cases

  • Schumacher et al v City of Portland
  • Activists exonerated under successful anti-SLAPP motions.

Associations

  • Cowlitz County Protection Order Clinic
  • Co-founder; Volunteer Attorney
  • 2019 - Present
  • Kelso Rotary
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Legal Aid
  • Volunteer Attorney
  • 2014 - Present
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Oregon State Bar, Estate Planning and Administration Section
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Washington State Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Section
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Washington State Bar Association, Elder Law Section
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Wealth Counsel
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Kelso-Longview Chamber of Commerce
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Cowlitz Wahkiakum County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Galapagos Preservation Society
  • Advisory Board Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Oregon State Bar
  • Member
  • 2006 - Present
  • Cowlitz Wahkiakum County Bar Association
  • Board Member - At Large
  • 2015 - 2019
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - 2019
  • Cowlitz County Superior Court
  • Title 26 Guardian ad Litem
  • 2013 - 2016
  • Oregon Law Center - Domestic Violence Clinic
  • Volunteer Attorney
  • 2012 - 2014
  • Cowlitz County CASA
  • Title 13 Guardian ad Litem
  • 2011 - 2014
  • Oregon Women Lawyers, Dragon Boat Team
  • Member
  • 2007 - 2008
  • Oregon State Bar, Animal Law Section
  • Past Treasurer
  • 2007 - 2008
  • Multnomah Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2006 - 2008
  • Oregon Women Lawyers (Portland chapter)
  • Member
  • 2006 - 2008
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Orange County Lawyer Magazine Editor
  • 2003 - 2006
  • Chapman University School of Law - Animal Law Society
  • President and Founder
  • 2003 - 2006
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2003 - 2019
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

  • Certificate of Merit & Gratitude for Pro Bono Advocacy
  • Oregon Law Center
  • 2014
  • Student Mentorship Award
  • Lewis and Clark Law School
  • 2008
  • World Savior Award (most likely to "do good" with a law degree)
  • Chapman University School of Law
  • 2006
  • Trial Practice
  • CALI - Excellence for the Future Award
  • 2006
  • Legal Drafting
  • CALI - Excellence for the Future Award
  • 2006
  • Second Place -- National Moot Court Competition
  • National Animal Advocacy Competitions @ Harvard Law School
  • 2005
  • Marjorie Day Trial Advocacy Award
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Los Angeles
  • 2005
  • Most Outstanding Returning Student Award
  • University of Missouri at Kansas City
  • 2003
  • Presidential Law Scholarship Award
  • Chapman University School of Law
  • 2003
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Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • Monthly Speaker Series
  • Advance Directives
  • 2014
  • Annual Board Meeting
  • Nonprofit Board Governance
  • 2014
  • 2014 Speaker Series
  • The Ins and Outs of Elder Law
  • 2014
  • Animal Law Practicum
  • Practicing Animal Law
  • 2009
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Attorney endorsements

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Given (5)
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Estate planning Attorney | Feb 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jami is knowledgeable and experienced in the practice of estate planning. And more than that, Jami is a grounded individual with a deep capacity for connecting with people. Your time with Jami planning for and making some of the most personally important decisions of your life, is rewarding. “Practicing Peace” is not just a saying with Jami, it is what she does. Estate planning with Jami will give you the peace of mind you are seeking for the future you want to secure for yourself and those dear to you."
Estate planning Attorney | Oct 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I know Jami personally and professionally and would strongly recommend her services in the areas estate planning, trusts and probate."
Unknown Attorney | Oct 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jami is an innovative and energetic lawyer who genuinely cares about both her clients and the greater good. She has impeccable attention to detail and will find creative solutions to problematic situations."
Litigation Attorney | Aug 24
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Her dedication and intelligence is only outmatched by her compassion and integrity. I proudly endorse Jami."
Estate planning Attorney | Aug 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jami is a thoughtful and caring counselor for those planning the administration of their estate. She will ensure that you understand the process and are able to make informed decisions so that your property and finances will be distributed according to your exact wishes."