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Brian M. Thompson

Brian M. Thompson

Eugene, Oregon

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Elder Law
  • Business Law

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon, 1993
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1997


  • University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, Oregon
    • J.D. - 1993
  • University of California, Davis (B.S., 1986)

Published Works

  • Oregon Law Institute: “ABCs of Decedent’s Estate Administration.” 2014, 2013, 2012.
  • Oregon State Bar Continuing Education Program: “Elder Law Issues and Answers,” 2009; “The Elder Law Experience,” 2006; “Tools of the Trade For The Elder Law Practitioner,” 2005; "Administering the Taxable Estate," 1999; "Mastering Estate Planning Techniques," 1998.
  • University of Oregon, School of Law. Adjunct Professor of Law, 2000 (Accounting for Lawyers). Guest Lecturer (since 1996) Estate Planning, Tax Practice.
  • “Long Term Care, Medical, And Dental Expenses, Can Add Up To A Tax Deduction” Oregon State Bar, Elder Law Section Newsletter, Volume 10, Number 3, July, 2007.
  • "Installment Obligations in Estate Administration: Issues and Opportunities." Probate & Property Nov./Dec. 2000: 51-55.
  • "Estate Planning with Proceeds of Installment Sales." Oregon Estate Planning and Administration Section Newsletter 15.1 (Jan. 1998): 5.
  • "Professional Insight: Gifts Made in Contemplation of Death Under Power of Attorney." The Oregon Certified Public Accountant Dec. 1997: 18-19.
  • "Professional Insight: Estate Planning with Proceeds of Installment Sales." The Oregon Certified Public Accountant Sept. 1997: 19-20.
  • "Charitable Opportunities in Estate Planning: Private Foundations and Supporting Organizations." The Oregon Certified Public Accountant Mar. 1997: 7-11.
  • "Professional Insight." The Oregon Certified Public Accountant Jan. 1997: 17-18.
  • "Trust Pitfalls: Avoiding Unintended Tax Consequences." Oregon State Bar Bulletin July 1996: 37-38.
  • "The Law's Long Arm: How Long Can the IRS Re-examine the Value of Gifts?" Oregon State Bar Bulletin Apr. 1996: 39-40.
  • "Professional Insight." The Oregon Certified Public Accountant Mar. 1996: 14-15.
  • "Living Trust Questions." Senior News 22.4 (Apr. 1995): 5-6.
  • "Professional Insight." The Oregon Certified Public Accountant Apr. 1995: 18-19.
  • "Professional Insight." The Oregon Certified Public Accountant Mar. 1995: 16-17.
  • "Uncle Fred." Oregon Law Review 72.1 ( 1993): 15-18.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Lane County Bar Association: President, 2008-2009 program year; Member, Board of Directors, 2004-2008; Member, Executive Committee, Probate Section 2001-2003 (Chair 2003); Member, Program Committee, 1994-1997 (Chair 1997)., 2008 - 2009
  • Oregon State Bar: Member, Elder Law Section Executive Committee, 2003-2011; Member, Legal Ethics Committee, 1997-2000; Member, Attorney-CPA Committee, 1994-1997.
  • Member, Saint Paul Parish Administrative Council (2000-2014); Saint Paul Parish School Foundation (President 2009-2010 school year); Saint Paul Parish School Advisory Council 2002-2005; Cub Scout/Webelos Den Leader (2006-2010), Boy Scouts, 2011; Board Of Directors, Lane Blood Center, October 2011-12

Office Location

The Law Office of Brian M. Thompson
66 Club Rd
Suite 200
Eugene, OR 97401

Toll Free: 877-439-0479
Phone: 541-505-5117
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