Chelsea Hickok

Chelsea grew up in NE Portland and moved to Bend, Oregon in high school. After graduating from Redmond High School, she attended the University of Oregon where she earned her BA in Political Science and Spanish. Immediately after graduating, Chelsea went into the Peace Corps where she was an education volunteer in Mozambique, Africa for […]

Courtney P.

Legal Assistant

Courtney joined the Wyse Kadish team as a legal assistant in December of 2020. She assists the family law team including attorneys David Bean, Meagan Robbins, and Maxine Tuan.

Noam Amir-Brownstein

Noam Amir-Brownstein

Noam Amir-Brownstein is an experienced litigator, handling cases in a variety of civil matters including contractual and property disputes. He has represented businesses in formation, corporate governance, trademark protection and mergers and acquisitions. Noam is well-versed in Condominium and Homeowners Association law, having represented numerous associations as general counsel and in litigation. Noam further gained […]

Kathy B.

Legal Assistant 
Kathy has over 20 years of experience in the legal field and assists Patrick Foran with litigation, collections, and homeowner association matters. She grew up in Hillsboro, Oregon, and lives next door to her childhood home.  When not working, Kathy enjoys working out, attending her daughter’s volleyball tournaments, and spending time with her […]

Kyle H.

Kyle has worked on behalf of community associations since 2017. Kyle supports attorneys in collection and litigation matters. Kyle holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and began his career in pharmacology. Kyle’s research skills, eye for detail, and extensive training in assessment collection, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and innovative collection techniques have helped […]

Elaine H.

Elaine has been providing support to attorneys on collection matters for over 20 years and has assisted in the collection of millions of dollars of unpaid assessments. She is an expert in working with clients, community managers, lenders, and title companies and has co-taught collection practices for boards of directors, community association managers, and community […]

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

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

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

Patrick T. Foran

Patrick 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

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

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