Margaret Madison Phelan is an attorney licensed to practice law in Washington and Oregon.
Margaret graduated from the University of Iowa, University of Hawaii and Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College.
argaret was admitted to the Oregon bar in 1986 and the Washington bar
Since 1992 Margaret
has focused her
practice in Vancouver, WA on the long term care planning needs of seniors and persons with disabilities.
Margaret is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
She is a past-president of the Washington chapter of NAELA, having received its Most Valuable Member award in 2003.
Margaret is also a past board member of the Washington State Bar Elder Law Section, past Secretary of the Clark County Bar Association and was a founding member of the Oregon State Bar Elder Law Section.
served on the ethics panel of a local hospital.
currently holds an AVVO rating of 10.
free time, Margaret loves to kayak the flat waters of the Northwest and explore the area with her
faithful canine companion Bosley.
Every year she
tries to travel to a country she
has never visited.
In 2011 she
enjoyed exploring Iceland, in 2012 traveled to Morocco, and her
2013 plans to visit Myanmar were postponed due to a broken anke.
In 2014 Margaret
will be kayaking in July in Kyuquot, British Columbia and Celebrating her
mother's 90th birthday in some (yet to be decided) warm, tropical location(s).
staff are committed to helping their clients find solutions for the challenges they face.
This is done through seminars and providing educational materials such as the Alzheimer's Resource Kit.
The resources kit helps seniors and their families protect their hard-earned savings and is a guide for providing care to loved ones.
also regularly writes articles for the Senior Messenger.
and Karen joined together with a few other attorneys to write a book.
Margaret Madison Phelan
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