Joshua D. Kadish – In Memoriam

Biography:
Josh practiced family law, mediation, estate planning and business law.  He was with the firm from 1983 to 2017.  Josh attended Haverford College and Stanford Law School. He was an adjunct professor at Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College, and taught family law, negotiation, and mediation there regularly for over 25 years. Josh was consistently named as one of Portland’s top mediation attorneys by the Portland Monthly and as one of Oregon’s Super Lawyers. Josh was a committed and active member of his community, and enjoyed playing music and spending time with his wife, kids, and grandkids. We appreciate Josh for his unwavering leadership and enduring legacy.

Professional Awards and Recognition:
2011 Recipient of Sidney Lezak Award for Excellence in Alternative Dispute Resolution
Five Star Wealth Manager 2012–2014
2014 Best Lawyers’ Lawyer of the Year Award for Mediation and Family Law Mediation
Best Lawyers’ List 2013-16
Oregon Super Lawyers 2007-2015

Community Activities:
Chamber Music Northwest, past President
The Casey Family Program
Young Musicians & Artists, past President
Oregon Mediation Association
Hillsdale Farmer’s Market, past President
American Jewish Committee
Educate Ya, Inc.
Oregon Family Institute
Hillsdale Community Foundation, past President
Neighborhood House, past President


In Memoriam

Flory

Laney

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.