Skinner Law News & Events
Skinner Law News & Events
➧ Best Lawyers 2023
We are excited to share that we have been recognized in the 29th edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for our high caliber work in Trusts and Estates.
For more than 40 years, Best Lawyers has been regarded—by both the profession and the public—as the most credible measure of legal integrity and distinction in the United States. As such, recognition by Best Lawyers symbolizes excellence in practice.
Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based on a rigorous peer-review survey comprising more than 12.2 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys. Best Lawyers’ founding principle remains unchanged since 1981 and forms the basis for transparent methodology: the best lawyers know who the best lawyers are. As always, no fee or payment to participate is allowed.
We are honored to be included as part of this elite listing of our esteemed colleagues. Click here for more information.
➧ June 18, 2020: AM Northwest – Basic Estate Planning – Key Points to Remember
➧ May 16, 2020: AM Northwest – Estate Planning Help for Blended Families
➧ March 26, 2020: AM Northwest – Estate Planning Help
➧ May 3, 2018: AM Northwest – Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning
➧ July 13, 2018: Estate Planning 101 Class
Have questions about estate planning? Not sure what will happen if you pass away without a will? Need information on doing an estate plan? Not sure whether you are receiving adequate information from an executor after a loved one has passed? If so, you need to attend an Estate Planning 101 class. The event is free and includes snacks. Click here for more information.
➧ May 16, 2018: Charitable Planning Strategies with Business Interests and Other Complex Assets
Do you own a business? Are you charitably motivated? Do you want to use your largest asset to make a difference in your community? Are you trying to understand how all of this fits into your business succession plans?
Non-liquid assets, including private closely-held businesses, are often overlooked as a source of charitable giving. This seminar examines the technical considerations, the tax and legal aspects, as well as the opportunities that arise when business interests and other non-liquid assets are used to fund charitable gifts. Attendees will learn strategies for maximizing charitable giving as part of a larger business succession plan.
Charitable Planning Strategies with Business Interests and Other Complex Assets Class Details:
- Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2018
- Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
- Location: Skinner Law, PC, 9600 SW Barnes Road, Suite 125, Portland, OR 97225
- Presenter: Katie Kavehrad, Director of Business Development for the National Christian Foundation (https://www.ncfgiving.com/)
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. RSVP’s are limited to the first 10 people.
➧ April 19, 2018: Legal and Caregiving Issues for People with Dementia Class
Alzheimer’s & Other Dementia Challenges – Do you have a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia? Not sure if the right legal paperwork is in place? Need information on family support and community support? If so, you need to attend a class on legal and caregiving issues for loved ones with dementia. The event is free and includes snacks.
➧ March 29, 2018: Estate Planning 101 Class
Have questions about estate planning? Not sure what will happen if you pass away without a will? Need information on doing an estate plan? Not sure whether you are receiving adequate information from an executor after a loved one has passed? If so, you need to attend an Estate Planning 101 class. The event is free and includes snacks.
➧ October 7, 2017: Aging in Portland Radio Show – Guardianship/Conservatorship: Who’s Looking Out For Your Best Interests?
➧ September 30, 2017: Aging in Portland Radio Show – Estate Planning Part 1: Protect Your Legacy With A Great Plan
➧ April 13, 2017: 2017 OWLS Rainmaking Mentoring Circle Kick-off!
➧ March 16, 2017: Coffee Chat: Help End Alzheimer’s Disease and Create a Lasting Legacy
Recently Published Articles
➧ March 14, 2016: Planning and caring for individuals with Alzheimer’s – Portland Business Journal
➧ March 11, 2016: What to learn from Mark Zuckerberg’s charitable pledge of Facebook stock – Portland Business Journal.