Legal Partner Throughout Life Cycle
Dean has such a broad practice he can provide a lifetime of services to his entrepreneur, business, and family clients. From entity formation to mergers and acquisitions, and estate planning to probate, he is a valued legal advisor and partner throughout the life cycle.
His clients rely on his trusted and strategic legal advice and guidance on a broad range of banking, business, intellectual property, and succession planning matters for financial institutions, businesses, and individuals. He delivers to his clients practical legal solutions while effectively protecting their interests and assets.
When advising businesses and nonprofits, Dean provides comprehensive advice on choice of entity, property acquisitions and sales, licensing, employment, intellectual property including registration and maintaining protection of trademarks, and guidance through effective retirement and succession planning for businesses. He especially enjoys working on family succession matters, helping real people with real concerns find real solutions.
He offers financial service providers a valued range of advice on complex loan documentation, regulatory compliance, and other lending and operational matters.
Estate planning for individuals focuses on wills and trusts, estate tax planning, and probate. Dean provides meaningful and efficient services to individuals and families to facilitate management of their assets during their lifetime, while incapacitated, and at the end of life.
Little Known Facts: Member of the Oregon, Washington, and Idaho Bar Associations | Lived in Japan for a year | Enjoys driving a tractor, gardening, and tending to his orchard | Loves to travel via RV and otherwise