Personable attorneys. Small-firm values.

At Duffy Kekel, almost all of us began our legal practices at different firms in Oregon, Washington, New York, and D.C. Our lawyers joined Duffy Kekel because of the opportunity to offer personal attention and value to our clients in the Pacific Northwest market.

As a small firm, we are not encumbered by outdated business models or philosophies. Our culture promotes collaboration and a progressive, modern approach to practicing law. This approach allows us to focus on your objectives and provide services tailored to your needs.

Estate planning

Duffy Kekel has worked with estates both large and small. However complex or simple your estate, we can sort it out together, from individual estate planning to succession planning for your business. Learn more about the estate planning process.

Probate and trust administration

Throughout the process of administering an estate or trust, we remain cognizant of the tax ramifications and financial goals of involved parties. How does estate administration work? 

Charitable planning & organizations

Whether you’re an individual or a tax exempt organization, we can help you achieve your charitable goals and comply with IRS requirements.

Tax dispute resolution

We can assist you with both federal and state tax disputes, from audits to appeals, and even in court if necessary. Find out how we can help resolve your tax problems.

Real estate

We have significant expertise in real estate transactions and finance, including purchase and sale transactions, leasing, private equity, mezzanine and senior financing. Learn about our real estate practice.

Business counsel

We provide business counsel to many of the region’s top companies on a variety of strategic and operational matters. Our lawyers have handled commercial and intellectual property transactions of all sizes. Find out what dozens of growing and mature businesses already know.

Retirement planning

The design, adoption, and administration of retirement plans present a maze of foggy decisions. Cut through the fog of retirement planning.


Duffy Kekel has been working in your industry since the 1930s. Find out the difference experience can make.