Jonathan A. Levy – Retired

Direct Telephone: 503.222.9460
Direct Fax: 503.226.9980
Vcard Download: Jonathan Levy’s Vcard

Area of Practice:

Estate Planning
Trust and Estate Administration
Disability Planning
Charitable Organizations


J.D. with honors, University of Michigan Law School, 1982
• Editor, Michigan Journal of Law Reform
B.A., cum laude, applied mathematics, Harvard University, 1977

Admitted to Practice


Jonathan’s practice focuses on estate planning and administration for taxable and nontaxable estates, trust administration, trust and estate disputes, charitable and nonprofit law, disability planning and elder law.
Before joining Wyse Kadish, Jonathan practiced with the law firm of Cavanaugh Levy Bilyeu LLP in Portland, Oregon.  He spent five years before that as in-house counsel with U.S. Bank’s trust department.
In his spare time, Jonathan enjoys playing harmonica in a bar band,  pleasure reading, hiking, biking, and writing parody songs.

Professional Recognition and Organizations:
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
Estate Planning & Administration Section of the Oregon State Bar, past chair
Trust Committee of the Oregon Bankers Association, past chair
Estate Planning Council of Portland, member
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, member
Oregon Bar Probate Manual, editor
Oregon Super Lawyers – featured
Best Lawyers in America – featured

Community Activities:
Mittleman Jewish Community Center (Director, 1998-2004)
Oregon Jewish Community Foundation (Director, 2004-15; Investment Committee, Member, 2004-15, Chair, 2011-15)