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Hobson Joins Lane Powell’s Trusts and Estates Practice Group

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Karen E. Hobson has joined Lane Powell as Counsel to the Firm in the Trusts and Estates Practice Group, where she will focus her practice on estate planning and administration, as well as tax planning and business transactions.

Hobson is experienced in the preparation of wills, trusts and other estate planning documents for high net worth individuals, and provides strategic tax and legal advice to help her clients reach their business goals. She regularly assists clients in the creation and development of estate plans through the assessment of assets and goals, and understands complex tax and entity planning, including the use of grantor trusts and family limited liability companies. She also performs services to aid clients in trust and estate administration. Additionally, Hobson has experience advising clients on matters including pre-formation planning, entity formation, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, contractual interpretation issues and business succession planning.

Hobson earned her J.D. from the University of Oregon School of Law, her LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law and her B.A. from University of Wisconsin – Madison. Hobson is licensed to practice law in both Oregon and Washington.