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Mary L. Dougherty

Associate

Mary advises business owners and other individuals about business transactions, estates, wills, trusts, and business succession.

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More about Mary L. Dougherty

  • Mary assists closely held businesses with selecting a business entity; navigating employee and administrative matters; and negotiating and documenting contractual agreements. Mary also guides personal representatives and trustees through probate and trust administration and prepares wills, trusts, and other estate planning and business succession documents. Before entering private practice, Mary served as a graduate student assistant with the California State Board of Equalization and as a judicial clerk with the Oregon Tax Court.

    Mary serves as Co-Chair of the Membership Committee of Oregon Women Lawyers (OWLS), and she previously served as President of Queen’s Bench, the Multnomah County Chapter of OWLS. Mary was a co-founder of the Oregon State Bar Taxation Section Mentor Program, and she has mentored several new lawyers through that program as well as the Oregon State Bar New Lawyer Mentor Program.

    Outside of the office, Mary is found knitting, gardening, and following the Oregon State Beavers.

    • Oregon State Bar
    • U.S. Tax Court
    • Oregon State University, B.S., cum laude
    • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D.
  • Professional Associations

    • Oregon Women Lawyers
    • Multnomah Bar Association

    Civic Activities

    • Member, Oregon State University Women’s Giving Circle
    • Member, Rotary Club of Portland, New Generations
About

Mary assists closely held businesses with selecting a business entity; navigating employee and administrative matters; and negotiating and documenting contractual agreements. Mary also guides personal representatives and trustees through probate and trust administration and prepares wills, trusts, and other estate planning and business succession documents. Before entering private practice, Mary served as a graduate student assistant with the California State Board of Equalization and as a judicial clerk with the Oregon Tax Court.

Mary serves as Co-Chair of the Membership Committee of Oregon Women Lawyers (OWLS), and she previously served as President of Queen’s Bench, the Multnomah County Chapter of OWLS. Mary was a co-founder of the Oregon State Bar Taxation Section Mentor Program, and she has mentored several new lawyers through that program as well as the Oregon State Bar New Lawyer Mentor Program.

Outside of the office, Mary is found knitting, gardening, and following the Oregon State Beavers.

Admissions
  • Oregon State Bar
  • U.S. Tax Court
Education
  • Oregon State University, B.S., cum laude
  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D.
Associations

Professional Associations

  • Oregon Women Lawyers
  • Multnomah Bar Association

Civic Activities

  • Member, Oregon State University Women’s Giving Circle
  • Member, Rotary Club of Portland, New Generations

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