Elin Severson – Oregon Estate Lawyer

Caring Service. Clear Communication.

elin-seversonElin Severson’s practice focuses on estate planning, estate administration, guardianships, and conservatorships. She is passionate about serving others. Elin enjoys helping families plan and prepare for the future with an estate plan that reflects their values and goals. She supports families going through difficult times, such as when a loved one has passed away or can no longer live independently, by helping them navigate the court processes efficiently. Elin’s caring nature and ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner makes her very approachable and easy to work with.

Elin grew up in the Northwest and has called Portland, Oregon, home for over 14 years. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Hispanic Studies from Lewis & Clark College, where she graduated cum laude. While at Lewis & Clark, Elin spent a year studying abroad in Spain, the Dominican Republic, and Chile, and she still has a love for traveling to new places and immersing herself in other cultures. While studying at Willamette University College of Law, Elin was the managing editor of the Willamette Journal of International Law and Dispute Resolution and a member of the Willamette Law Review and Willamette Law Online. Elin received honors and high paper in several classes and graduated cum laude in the top 20% of her class.

In her spare time, Elin enjoys riding horses, dancing, hiking, traveling, yoga, Brazilian jiu jitsu, discovering new restaurants in Portland, and spending time with family, friends, and her German Shepherd, Gretta.


  • Willamette University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2013
  • Lewis & Clark College, B.A., cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2003

Professional Affiliations:

  • Member, Oregon State Bar
  • Member, Oregon State Bar Estate Planning and Administration Section
  • Member, Oregon State Bar Elder Law Section

Civic Activities:

  • Rose Haven, Committee Member for the Reigning Roses Walk (2017)
  • Forward Stride, Volunteer (2017)