Katharine L. West
Areas of Practice:
Trust and Estate Administration
Admitted to Practice:
J.D., Stanford University, 1997
Katharine’s practice focuses on wills and trusts, estate and gift tax planning, probate and trust administration, and guardianships/conservatorships in Oregon and California. She works with a wide range of clients and issues, from helping new parents make their first wills to guiding executors, administrators, and personal representatives through complex estate administration. Creative problem solving, both in planning and administration, is one of the most rewarding parts of Katharine’s practice.
Outside the office, Katharine enjoys exploring the beautiful Northwest, cooking with friends and family, and reading a good book.
Oregon State Bar, Estate Planning Section
Estate Planning Section CLE Planning Committee
State Bar of California, Trusts & Estates Section
Multnomah Bar Association
Albertina Kerr Foundation, Board of Trustees
Oregon Law Foundation, Board of Directors, 2012-2015, President, 2014
Campaign for Equal Justice, Board of Directors, 2014
Alameda Elementary School PTA, Past treasurer
Area of law practiced: Trusts & Estates