Estate Planning Concentration

Oregon Law’s Estate Planning concentration curriculum merges business, family, and property law into a well-rounded program. Students pursuing a concentration in this area will engage in skills-based learning while broadening their perspective of property law and estate planning in addition to a broad base of areas of law. The number of jobs in estate planning is expected to increase in order to keep up with America’s aging baby boomers, who will want further assistance managing their assets. This specialty program is the only one of its kind in Oregon, and prepares students to enter this growing market.



To complete the requirements of the concentration, you must satisfactorily complete the following courses:

  • LAW 680 Federal Income Tax I
  • LAW 683 Estate Planning
  • LAW 637 Trusts & Estates I

You must also satisfactorily complete three (3) of the following courses:

  • LAW 627 Accounting for Lawyers
  • LAW 633 Business Planning
  • LAW 656 Elder Law
  • LAW 655 Family Law
  • LAW 681 Federal Income Tax II
  • LAW 628 Nonprofit Organizations
  • LAW 630 Tax Policy

In addition to completing the curriculum referenced above, you must write a high quality professional academic research paper on a topic the law of trusts and estates or estate planning. You must receive advance approval of your topic.