Attorneys & Staff

At Wyse Kadish, we have coordinated a team of professionals to help guide and counsel clients through a variety of legal issues.

Our attorneys are listed below in alphabetical order. If you’d like to view them by practice area please use the link below.

Attorneys by practice area

To view our additional staff members, click the link below.

Support Staff

All Wyse Kadish Attorneys:

David I. Bean

David has focused almost exclusively on family law since he began practicing law in Oregon in 2001. His experience lends itself to assisting clients with a variety of issues. David joined the firm as an associate in 2004, and became a partner in 2008.

As a lawyer, as in life, David’s goal is to leave people better off than he found them. While legal matters can be taxing, David’s awareness of his clients’ needs and his ability to communicate serve his clients well.

Area of law practiced: Family Law

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Amy E. Bilyeu

Amy graduated from the University Of Oregon School Of Law and holds a Masters of Law in Taxation from the University Of Washington School Of Law. She has been practicing law since 2001 and is licensed to practice in Oregon and Washington. Amy’s practice emphasizes estate planning and administration for small and large taxable estates, as well as business succession planning, income and gift tax planning, charitable planning and estate planning for non-citizens.

Area of law practiced: Trusts & Estates

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Michele Buck-Romero

Michele’s practice focuses on estate planning, estate and gift tax planning, probate and trust administration, and family business planning. Michele enjoys getting to know her clients and helping them complete their estate planning goals. She works with clients whose estates range from modest to high net worth. When appropriate, Michele assists clients in putting together a plan that minimizes the impact of estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes. Michele also advises personal representatives and trustees in the administration of estates and trusts.

Prior to joining Wyse Kadish, Michele practiced with the law firm of Davis Wright Tremaine in Portland, Oregon.

Area of law practiced: Trusts & Estates

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Patrick Foran

Patrick T. Foran

Pat advocates for individuals and businesses by providing practical solutions with powerful results. Known for being determined, he develops creative, client-centered solutions as a counselor and litigator in the areas of condominium and homeowner association law, business litigation, family law, education law, and collection law.

Areas of law practiced: Condominium and Homeowner Association Law, Creditor and Collection Law, Business and Civil Litigation, Family Law, Education Law, Real Estate Law

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Anne E. Koch

Anne assists small businesses with a wide variety of transactions, from the start-up stage of a company, to helping with growth and operations, to business purchases and sales. She additionally assists clients with trademark and copyright registrations (prosecution), enforcement, and defense. Anne primarily works with the creative industry (creative agencies, IT, designers and artists), the entertainment industry (performance venues and festivals), and the food and beverage industry (bars, restaurants, breweries and distilleries). Anne also represents professional services and non-profits. Anne values her long-term relationships with her clients, and strives to provide thorough, creative, affordable, and personalized legal services. As a former musician, Anne is committed to supporting the arts community through her volunteer and pro bono work.

Area of law practiced: Intellectual Property, Business and Corporate Transactions, Trusts & Estates

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Michael J. Licurse

Michael worked in the financial services industry in New York for seven years prior to beginning his career as an attorney in 2004. His personal interests include hiking, swimming, golf, and spending time with his wife and their two children.

Areas of law practiced: Architectural & Construction Law, Business and Corporate Transactions, Homeowners Associations (HOA) Law, Real Estate, Trusts & Estates

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Bruce H. Orr

Bruce has written and spoken in the areas of creditors’ rights and remedies and bankruptcy for various groups, including the National Business Institute and the National Association of Credit Managers.  His writings include a chapter titled “Rights and Remedies of Secured Creditors and non-Debtor Parties to Executory Contracts” that was included in the first edition of the Oregon State Bar’s publication Bankruptcy Law.

Areas of law practiced: Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy, Homeowners Associations (HOA) Law, Litigation

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Scott C. Wyse – Retired

Scott Wyse began practicing law with Roger Meyer in 1974.  In 1985 they formed a new partnership named Meyer & Wyse which subsequently became a limited liability partnership.  In 2010, after Roger’s retirement, the firm’s name was changed to Wyse Kadish LLP.  During his years of practice, Scott has practiced in a wide variety of areas, but in recent years has focused primarily on real estate, business matters, and architectural and construction law.

Scott was named to the 2011 Best Lawyers in America list

Scott enjoys working with his clients to help them find creative and practical solutions to their legal problems so that their businesses and real estate investments will prosper. He particularly enjoys the opportunity his practice provides him to get to know many of the citizens in the community in which he was raised.

When not working, Scott enjoys swimming, cycling, wind surfing, hiking, skiing, gardening, music, reading, and spending time with his friends and family.

Areas of law practiced: Architectural & Construction Law, Business and Corporate Transactions, Homeowners Associations (HOA) Law, Real Estate

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Meagan E. Robbins

Meagan began her family law training as an extern at the St. Andrew Legal Clinic assisting moderate-means clients. Her passion for and dedication to helping people navigate emotionally challenging life changes is reflected in her professional and volunteer work. Meagan’s family law practice focuses on a variety of matters, primarily complex divorces, prenuptial agreements, and collaborative divorce. She also has extensive experience representing clients in divorce litigation, legal separations, paternity actions, post-divorce modifications and other litigation including enforcement actions.  In her spare time, Meagan enjoys running, yoga, travel, and spending time with her two children and crazy German Shepherd.

Area of law practiced: Family Law

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Kit Taylor

Kit L. Taylor

Kit has been helping people design their estate plans and administer estates since 2017. Prior to joining Wyse Kadish, she practiced with Pariani Villella LLC in King City, Oregon. Before entering law school, Kit worked in fundraising for several nonprofit organizations in California, New York, and Oregon.

Area of law practiced: Trusts & Estates

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Maxine Tuan

Upon passing the bar, Maxine began her legal career as a Staff Attorney at St. Andrew Legal Clinic. At that position, Maxine successfully litigated and represented clients in all areas of family law including: dissolutions, modifications, domestic partnership cases, restraining order cases, and third-party custody cases. Maxine understands that family law attorneys truly define the word “counselor” and seeks to represent each of her clients with compassion and dedication. While not working or volunteering, Maxine enjoys cooking and exploring the beauty of the Pacific Northwest on camping and backpacking excursions.

Area of law practiced Family Law

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Kori A. Walton

Kori’s practice focuses on wills and trusts, and probate and trust administration.  She helps clients understand probate and trust administration so they can make informed decisions about their estate planning options. She also helps trustees, personal representatives, and beneficiaries understand and navigate the estate administration process. 

Area of law practiced: Trusts & Estates

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In Memoriam



We are saddened to share the loss of our friend and colleague Flory Laney. Flory passed away on Saturday, August 7th, 2021. Flory was an integral and much-loved member of the Wyse Kadish family for over 35 years. She will be dearly missed by everyone at Wyse Kadish.