Natalie E. Smith, LL.M.

Attorney

1000 SW Broadway, Suite 1400
Portland, Oregon 97205

503.227.1111 Main
503.243.1631 Direct

Assistant: Melissa D. Jaffee: 503.243.1661 x 228

Practice Areas
Overview
Natalie is an attorney in the firm's Business Department with a focus on estate planning, business, and tax law.   She advises clients on legal issues and challenges related to estate planning, business planning, tax, and real estate transactions. 
 
While at the University of Oregon School of Law, Natalie gained extensive experience through her pro bono service as an Estate Planning Fellow in the Wills for the Underserved program and as a participant in the Advanced Business Law Clinic.  She also served as a research assistant for an estate planning and tax professor.  Additionally, she gained valuable experience as a Law Clerk for a business law firm in Ventura, California, where she did tax research and assisted clients with various business matters.   

Natalie is dedicated and enthusiastic about providing compassionate and high-quality legal work to clients.  She aspires to make clients feel comfortable approaching her with difficult problems, needs, and legal concerns.  She strives to develop a positive experience to create the best possible outcome for all clients.  

Education
B.A. in Civic Communications & Media, Willamette University
J.D., University of Oregon School of Law
LL.M., University of Oregon School of Law

Admitted to Practice
Oregon State Bar
Professional Organizations
Multnomah Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
Oregon State Bar, New Lawyers Division
Speaking Engagements
Upcoming Speaking Engagement: National Business Institute - Oregon Probate and Trust Administration (2023), click here.
Personal Interests
Natalie is from a beach town in Southern California and enjoys visiting her family located there.  She just recently moved to Portland and loves exploring all city life has to offer – the restaurants, cafes, Powell's Books, and more.  Outside of the office, Natalie enjoys reading novels, walking her dog Max, and baking cookies for her friends and family.
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Practice Areas
Education
B.A. in Civic Communications & Media, Willamette University
J.D., University of Oregon School of Law
LL.M., University of Oregon School of Law

Admitted to Practice
Oregon State Bar

Natalie E. Smith, LL.M.

Attorney

Office:1000 SW Broadway, Suite 1400 - Portland, Oregon 97205
Main:503.227.1111
Direct:503.243.1631
Assistant:Melissa D. Jaffee: 503.243.1661 x 228
Natalie is an attorney in the firm's Business Department with a focus on estate planning, business, and tax law.   She advises clients on legal issues and challenges related to estate planning, business planning, tax, and real estate transactions. 
 
While at the University of Oregon School of Law, Natalie gained extensive experience through her pro bono service as an Estate Planning Fellow in the Wills for the Underserved program and as a participant in the Advanced Business Law Clinic.  She also served as a research assistant for an estate planning and tax professor.  Additionally, she gained valuable experience as a Law Clerk for a business law firm in Ventura, California, where she did tax research and assisted clients with various business matters.   

Natalie is dedicated and enthusiastic about providing compassionate and high-quality legal work to clients.  She aspires to make clients feel comfortable approaching her with difficult problems, needs, and legal concerns.  She strives to develop a positive experience to create the best possible outcome for all clients.  

Personal Interests
Natalie is from a beach town in Southern California and enjoys visiting her family located there.  She just recently moved to Portland and loves exploring all city life has to offer – the restaurants, cafes, Powell's Books, and more.  Outside of the office, Natalie enjoys reading novels, walking her dog Max, and baking cookies for her friends and family.
Speaking Engagements
Upcoming Speaking Engagement: National Business Institute - Oregon Probate and Trust Administration (2023), click here.
Professional Organizations
Multnomah Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
Oregon State Bar, New Lawyers Division