James H Smith Attorney

James H. Smith has been practicing law for 41 years and is a native Oregonian. He is an attorney specializing in estate planning primarily through the use of Revocable Living Trusts. He is certified as a Loving Trust Attorney and is a founding member of the National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys. Mr. Smith received a Bachelor of Science degree from Oregon State University and his Juris Doctor Degree from Willamette University College of Law, where he graduated in 1971.

He is a member of the Oregon State Bar and is admitted to practice before all the Courts in the State of Oregon and the United States Federal Court. Mr. Smith has his primary office in the Johns Landing neighborhood of Portland, OR, and a secondary office in Eugene, OR. He recently relocated to the Portland area, with his wife; to be near his three daughters and six grandchildren. In addition, he is a frequent speaker for business and civic groups and often provides estate planning instruction seminars for the public, emphasizing the Revocable Living Trust as a means of protecting a family’s wealth both during life and after death.