Robert Saalfeld's practice focuses on estate planning, estate and trust administration, business succession planning and charitable planning.
Bob is licensed to practice in both Oregon and Washington. He is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated with Martindale-Hubbel®. He is also listed in Best Lawyers In America® (Estate Planning) and has been named to the Oregon Super Lawyers® list.
Bob is a frequent speaker to lawyers, accountants, and other professionals on estate planning topics.
Bob has assisted clients in accomplishing a variety of planning objectives, including:
Bob's experience has ranged from simple estate plans involving nontaxable estates to complex plans for estates in excess of $100 million.
Trust and Estate Administration
Bob works with Trustees, Personal Representatives and Agents and Fiduciaries in administering or counseling on trusts and estates following death or incapacity.
Willamette University College of Law
University of San Francisco
Bob has been elected as a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). He is also a current member of Wealth Counsel, LLC and the Willamette Valley Estate Planning Council. He is a former member of Executive Committee for the Estate Planning and Administration Section of the Oregon State Bar.
Bob has served as Past President of the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce, as well as Past President of the Salem Public Library Foundation. He is currently serving on the Board of Blanchet Catholic School and Catholic Community Services Foundation.
Off the Job
Bob's hobbies include cross country skiing (including Worldloppet Ski Federation marathon events), hiking and golf. Although Bob and his wife Susan do not have children of their own, "Uncle Bob" and "Grandma Susan" enjoy spending time with their many nieces, nephews, and grandnieces and grandnephews.