About Bernt A. Jacobsen
Attorney at Law
7565 SW Hermoso Way
Tigard, OR 97223
Providing experienced and dedicated estate and tax planning, trust and will preparation, and probate services to the Portland metropolitan area and throughout Oregon.
Practice Philosophy: Listen to the client and assist them in identifying their goals and concerns and then develop and implement the most cost effective means of achieving and addressing them.
Practice Services: My practice is devoted to providing comprehensive estate planning and probate services.
Memberships: Oregon State Bar, Estate Planning and Administration Section of the Oregon State Bar, Taxation Section of the Oregon State Bar, American Bar Association, Multnomah and Washington County Bar Association.
Experience: I passed the Oregon State Bar in 1994. I began my legal career as a member of the tax department at Deloitte & Touche, one of the world's largest accounting and tax advisory firms. Following my departure at Deloitte & Touche, I was a member of a Portland area midsize law firm for five years where my practice emphasized estate and tax planning. Currently I have my own practice.
Education: A graduate of Oregon State University with an accounting/business degree. A Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School with an emphasis in estate planning and tax. Passed the Certified Public Accountancy exam.
General Background: Born and raised in Portland, Oregon. Attended Wilson High School. My wife, Julie, and I have three beautiful children, Lea, Steffen and Matthew.
SPECIFIC SERVICESEstate Planning: Whether your estate is modest and only requires basic will preparation or your estate is complex and requires extensive estate evaluation and document preparation, I provide all aspects of estate planning services.
Specific services include:
Conservatorships/Guardianships: I provide services in all aspects of a conservatorship and/or guardianship. Beginning with the initial filings with the court, the ongoing necessary court filings and advice, and finally to assisting in the closing and termination of the conservatorship and/or guardianship.
Estate Tax and Fiduciary Tax Return Preparation: My significant tax background allows me to provide complete estate tax, gift and fiduciary tax return preparation services.