Valerie I. Kirkendall, Attorney at Law. Trusting your attorney is very important step in the legal process. Valerie Kirkendall has the life experience to address the special needs of clients from all ages and backgrounds. No matter who you are, she will give you the caring, professional advice you need to prepare for major events in your life.
Ms. Kirkendall specializes in wills, trusts, estate planning, guardianship and conservatorship, probate, tax and adoption. A graduate of the Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College, Ms. Kirkendall also has a certificate of mastery in Taxation and is licensed to practice in all Oregon courts.
Before opening her Tigard office, Ms. Kirkendall served at the Lewis & Clark Legal Tax Clinic, where she managed tax and bankruptcy cases for low-income clients.
Ms. Kirkendall shares her Tigard offices with attorneys Jerold W. Hilary and Nell A. Oram. Mr. Hilary specializes in small business law, elder law, and estate planning. Ms. Oram's practice emphasizes domestic and family law. Their full-service office is supported by experienced and knowledgeable legal assistants Charlene Stansbury and Susan Foulkes.
Ms. Kirkendall is currently a volunteer and serves with Senior Law Project and Tigard Police Department Peer Court.