Helen Rives Pruitt – Retired

Area of Practice:

Estate Planning
Trust and Estate Administration
Business Succession Planning
Guardianships and Conservatorships


J.D., University of Oregon, 1980
A.B., Wellesley College

Admitted to Practice


Helen Rives Pruitt, now retired but available to Wyse Kadish as a consultant, was an experienced estate planing and estate and trust administration attorney who remains well regarded in Oregon and Washington. Helen handled complex estate planning for multi-generational families, advised clients regarding federal and state estate tax matters, and counseled fiduciaries in administering trusts and estates. Helen was named a Super Lawyer and received recognition for excellence in her areas of expertise during her 36 years of practice.

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.