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 […]

London S. Ballard

London Ballard

London’s primary focus has been in family law, specifically in representing survivors of domestic violence, but also in custody, dissolution, and restraining order proceedings. London approaches family law with the mentality that there are no true winners in family law cases. Rather, her main goal is focused on helping clients navigate their changed life circumstances for the better.

Area of law practiced: Family Law

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

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

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