Sibylle Baer



Professional Experience

Ms. Baer joined the firm in September 2006. Before joining our firm she was a trial attorney at Multnomah Defenders, Inc. Ms. Baer has been a trial attorney since 1992 and has extensive courtroom experience. Her varied trial experience makes her skilled at both prosecuting and defending cases. Ms. Baer’s focus is will and trust contests and fiduciary litigation with an emphasis on protective proceedings. Ms. Baer is also a trained mediator with a focus on mediating contested probate matters.

Ms. Baer is the author of the following publications and presentations:

•    The Interplay of Estate Planning and Protective Proceedings, Elder Law Newsletter October 2016
•    Presenter with the Honorable Katherine Tennyson, Oregon State Bar, Elder Law 2016: Advanced Concepts: Guardianship and Conservatorship: Beyond the Statutes, October 2016
•    Presenter with the Honorable Robert Herndon, the Honorable Katherine Tennyson, and the Honorable Andrew Erwin, Multnomah Bar Association, Probate Update: Case Law Update 2015, 2016, and 2017
•    Presenter, Oregon State Bar, Opportunities for Law in Oregon Orientation: Mandatory Elder Abuse Reporting, August 2016
•    Presenter, Oregon State Bar, Solicitation to Withdrawal: Professionalism with Clients and Counsel, December 2015


B.S., University of Florida
J.D., Lewis and Clark Law School

Professional Organizations

Oregon State Bar, admitted 1992
Washington State Bar, inactive status, admitted 1993
Federal Bar, 1994
Multnomah Bar Association
Oregon State Bar, Elder Law Section
Oregon State Bar, Estate Planning Section
Oregon State Bar Estate Planning Section Executive Committee
Oregon State Bar, Alternate Dispute Resolution Section
Guardian Partners (formerly SAVO), Vice President and founding Board Member