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Eric M. Kearney


Email: ekearney@fitzwatermeyer.com
Phone:(503) 786-8191
Fax: (503) 786-3785
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Eric Kearney is an attorney with the law firm of Fitzwater Meyer Hollis & Marmion, LLP. His practice emphasizes guardianships and conservatorships (including temporary "emergency" guardianships and conservatorships), Medicaid, special needs trusts and probate administration.

Prior to working at Fitzwater Meyer Hollis & Marmion, LLP, Eric ran his own private law practice, serving the needs of elders and their families from his office in Southeast Portland. He also worked at a Professional Fiduciary firm in Portland focusing extensively on Guardianship, Conservatorship, and Estate Administration matters.

Eric has presented on a variety of topics at Continuing Legal Education Seminars, and community events. Examples of recent presentations are the following: How Public Benefits Could Affect Your Probate Case, Oregon Law Institute CLE: "ABC´s of Decedents´ Estate Administration"; Estate Planning by Protected Persons, Oregon Law Institute CLE: "Estate Planning for Protected Persons and People with Disabilities."

Raised in San Rafael, California, Eric holds a B.A. in Physical Anthropology from University of California Santa Barbara, and a J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law.

  • University of San Francisco School of Law - J.D.
  • Oregon State Bar (OSB)
  • Multnomah Bar Association (MBA)
  • Clackamas County Bar Association (CCBA)
  • Oregon State Bar, Elder Law Section
  • Oregon State Bar, Estate Planning Section
  • Guardian/Conservator Association of Oregon
  • Oregon Women Lawyers (OWLS)
  • Michael E. Haglund Pro Bono Award – Multnomah County Bar Association (2008).