Anastasia (Stacie) Yu Meisner has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Meisner’s practice focuses on estate planning, probate, trust and estate administration, guardianships and conservatorships, as well as business transactions and formation.
Meisner brings more than 15 years of experience in advising individuals, family businesses, small businesses, homeowners associations and non-profit organizations. She also has extensive experience as a probate and civil court mediator.
Before entering private practice, Meisner clerked with the Bureau of Labor and Industries. During law school, she held clerkships with the Oregon Judicial Department, Oregon Court of Appeals, Oregon Department of Justice and the U.S. Consulate in Shanghai. Meisner earned both her law degree and bachelor’s degree from Willamette University.
Meisner volunteers with a number of community and professional groups. She was one of the founders of Clackamas Women Lawyers. Since 2008, she has been the treasurer for Friends of the Lake Oswego Public Library. Meisner served as outside legal counsel to Mercy Corps, and as pro bono counsel to the Korean American Citizens League and Friends of Opportunities for Law in Oregon. She is a past member of the Oregon State Board of Accountancy, an honorary and former board member of Oregon Minority Lawyers Association, and has twice served on the Oregon Governor’s Judicial Screening Committee.
An active member of the Oregon State Bar, Meisner serves as legislative chair on the Elder Law Section’s executive committee. She has been a member of the House of Delegates from 2004 through 2016, was a founding board member of the OSB Diversity Section, and served for four years on the OSB Affirmative Action Committee. Meisner received the OSB President’s Affirmative Action Award in 2005.
Meisner is a contributing author to an American Bar Association book, Dear Sisters, Dear Daughters: Strategies for Success for Multicultural Women Attorneys, and an Oregon State Bar publication, The Ethical Oregon Lawyer.
With roots dating back to 1927, Portland-based Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP is one of Oregon’s oldest law firms. Dedicated to helping businesses, entrepreneurs and families build their legacies, the firm’s attorneys provide advice and handle litigation in the areas of business law, taxation, trusts and estates, securities, real estate, employment and family law. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samuels Yoelin Kantor first for Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law in Oregon. To learn more about the firm, visit www.samuelslaw.com.