Community Involvement

We devote substantial time each year to our community through volunteer efforts and pro bono legal work. The following are a few examples of our civic and professional activities: 
 
  • Pro Bono Bankruptcy Clinic: Several FWW attorneys provide pro bono bankruptcy services in partnership with Legal Aid.
  • Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger: Hal Scoggins sits on this board that helps eliminate hunger and its root causes. 
  • Classroom Law Project: Kim McGair is a board member of this organization that prepares youth to become active, informed participants in democratic society.
  • Salvation Army: Paul Migchelbrink is past chair of the Portland Metropolitan Advisory Board whose mission is to do the most good and meet human needs without discrimination.
  • Metropolitan Youth Symphony: David Ludwig is board president of this organization that provides music education and performance opportunities for young musicians of all ages.
  • Campaign for Equal Justice: Mark Wada serves on this board that helps vulnerable Oregonians in need of legal services. FWW is a Defender of Justice firm, contributing more than $500 per attorney.
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HIGHLIGHTS

Estate Planning and Administration Alert: Gift Planning in 2022

6/15/2022

Each year, the IRS considers inflationary adjustments to the estate and gift tax exemption amount and gift tax annual exclusion amount. READ MORE

FWW Welcomes Holly Hayman

6/6/2022

Farleigh Wada Witt is pleased to welcome Holly Hayman to the firm as Of Counsel. READ MORE