Catherine S. Yao

Attorney at Law

Area of practice: Business & Corporate Law, Estate Planning, Trusts & Probate, Real Estate Transactions & Development, Tax Law


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I help clients see the big picture by placing things into perspective.

Not every prospect is worth the time, money, and energy it may require. Some opportunities present tax risks and impose additional reporting requirements that may overshadow an appealing new strategy. Maintaining an intimate knowledge of tax experience is crucial to making informed decisions about opportunities, corporation changes, and succession plans.

Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 1998
Marquette University, Bachelor of Science in Accounting, 1995

Professional Distinctions and Affiliations
Marion County Bar Association
Mid-Valley Tax Forum, Member, 2013-present
Willamette Valley Estate Planning Council, Member, 2016
Boys & Girls Club of Salem, Board of Directors, 2013-present
Harritt Elementary School, Salem, Ore., Volunteer, 2011-present