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     Melissa Garrison handles Wills and Trusts. She has been an attorney for 19 years, and has a total of 30 years in the legal field. A popular and sought-after speaker, she has addressed a number of local groups, including Mercy Corps and the Small Business Development Center, regarding family and business legal issues, and has been a Contracts and Legal Research Instructor at the College of Legal Arts in Portland. Melissa graduated from the University of San Francisco, School of Law. This included study at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, under Ireland’s then-President, future United Nations’ High Commissioner for Human Rights, and Medal of Freedom recipient, Mary Robinson. Melissa is a member of both the Oregon State Bar and the California State Bar. She obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz with a major in Literature.



  • Oregon State Bar
  • California State Bar
  • Multnomah County State Bar
  • Oregon State Bar Estate Planning & Administration Section
  • California State Bar Estate Planning Section


Community and Charity Involvement:

  • Rotary Club of Clackamas


Admitted to Practice:

  • Oregon State Courts
  • California State Courts
  • United States Court of Appeal for Ninth Circuit
  • United State District Court for the Northern District of California