Ron D. Bailey

Phone: 503-226-1371

Ron D. Bailey

Areas of Practice

Estate planning

Probate & trust administration

Retirement planning







Admitted to Practice

Oregon, 1966


Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark College, J.D. 1966
Oregon State University, B.S. 1957

Memberships & Activities

Speaker and Contributing Editor, Advising Oregon Businesses, Inspection of Corporate Records, 1971

Committee on Corporate and Partnership Law, Secretary (1973), Chairman (1974)

Oregon State Board of Dentistry Executive, Secretary, 1974-82

Fee Arbitration Panel, 1976, 1980

Administrative Law Committee, Secretary (1977), Chairman (1978)

Bar Trial Counsel, 1981-82

Trial Board Member, 1983

Trust Legislation Committee, Chairman (1983-1984)

Multnomah Bar Association Small Firm/Sole Practitioner Committee (1983-85), Chairman (1985)

Tax Section Executive Committee, Treasurer (1985), Secretary (1986)

Client Security Fund, 1987-90

Speaker, National Business Institute, Inc., Probate: Beyond the Basics, 1988

Chairman of committee appointed by Multnomah County Probate Judge to review Court Visitor appointments in guardianship matters, 1989

OSB/OSCPA (Joint) Committee with Oregon Society of CPAs, 1991-94

Speaker, National Business Institute, Inc., Protecting Estate Assets from Creditors and the IRS in Oregon, 1992

Speaker, Oregon Law Institute, Managing Probate Administration in a Small Office, 1993

Writer for OSB Continuing Education 1995 Oregon Legislation Handbook, and speaker at Oregon Bar Convention on estate planning and administration new legislation

Writer and Speaker, Prudent Investing by Fiduciaries, 1996

Advisory Committee to Multnomah County Probate Judge, 1996 to 2002

Received Presidents Membership Service Award for outstanding (legislative) volunteer; related services to the public, 1997

Speaker, Oregon Law Institute, Probate From The Ground Up on Collection Inventory and Management of Assets, 1998

Co-author of Trust Investments Chapter of OSB CLE Manual Administering Trusts in Oregon, 2000

Estate Planning Section, Legislation Committee Chairman (1993-1997), Secretary (1998-1999), Treasurer (1999-2000), Chair Elect (2001), Chair (2002)

Speaker and Panelist on Oregon Inheritance Tax at Oregon State Bar Annual Meeting, 2002

Member of state-wide study committee on Uniform Trust Code legislation which was effective in Oregon on January 1, 2006

Multnomah Bar Association, Member

Estate Planning Council of Portland, Member

Selected as Estate Planning Five Star Wealth Manager by Portland Monthly Magazine 2011 to present