Michelle obtained her J.D. from Willamette University College of Law in 1992. Although she passed the Oregon State Bar, she opted to seek work as a paralegal which enabled her to do the legal work she loved and retain the work / life balance she sought. With over 30 years of experience in the areas of Estate and Wealth Preservation Planning, Estate and Trust Administration, Business Succession Planning, Nonprofit Organizations and Business, Michelle is able to provide a high level of support for the attorneys she works with, including drafting documents and legal research. She also works directly with clients to help ensure their needs are met.