Amy Lynne Hill


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Amy Lynne Hill (formerly Amy Lynne Donaldson) practices business law, business formation, wills, trusts, estate planning, trust administration, real estate law, and health care law. As part of the Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate team at Buckley Law, Amy is an experienced attorney with a demonstrated history of working with clients toward their goals.

Amy regularly counsels clients with planning for children, aging, charitable giving, and international assets. She is also experienced in handling complexities such as taxable estates, family dynamics, and expression of desires about medical decisions. Amy assists clients in the purchase and sale of commercial property, particularly involving health care properties such as seniors housing, as well as organization and formation of companies, lease drafting and negotiations.

Prior to joining Buckley Law, Amy was in private practice for more than nine years handling estate planning, commercial real estate transactions and business law.

In her free time, Amy enjoys attending Portland Timbers games, reading science fiction/fantasy and spending time with her family.

Primary Areas of Practice

Estate Planning

  • Estate and Business Planning
  • Trust Administration
  • Life Insurance Trusts
  • Living Trusts
  • Trusts
  • Wills
  • Tax Planning
  • Probate

Real Estate

  • Commercial leasing
  • Purchases, sales, and exchanges
  • Development and construction
  • Due Diligence
  • Government entity experience
  • Review and negotiate contracts
  • Finance

Business Planning

  • Organization of:
    • Corporations
    • Partnerships
    • Limited Liability Companies
    • Professional Corporations
  • General Counsel:
    • Contracts
    • Leases
    • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Shareholder Transactions
  • Loan Transactions
  • Buying & Selling Businesses, Business Dissolution

Professional Achievement & Recognition

  • Roy Lockenour Award for Professional Responsibility
  • Co-author – End-of-Life Decisions, Health Law in Oregon, Oregon State Bar, 2012

Professional & Community Activities

  • Member, Oregon State Bar
  • Member, New York State Bar
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar
  • Member, Pennsylvania State Bar
  • Pro bono work for non-profit corporations
  • Volunteer, child development and food security

Admitted to Practice

  • Oregon State Courts
  • New York State Courts
  • New Jersey State Courts
  • Pennsylvania State Courts


  • Willamette University, College of Law
    • Juris Doctor (J.D.) (cum laude) (2006)
  • East China University of Political Science and Law, Shanghai, China
    • China Law Program (2004)
  • Lewis and Clark College
    • Bachelor of Arts, International Relations (2003)
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