Wes Fitzwater, J.D., is a partner in the law firm of Fitzwater Law, LLP.  His practice focuses on the crisis issues faced by the elderly and their families, including incapacity, guardianship and conservatorship, long-term care, and end-of-life concerns.  Mr. Fitzwater is an author and instructor on topics including long-term care, incapacity, guardianships and conservatorships, legal ethics and professionalism and is the co-editor of the Oregon State Bar publication entitled, The Elder Law Handbook He holds a JD from the University of Puget Sound, School of Law in Tacoma, Washington.  Mr. Fitzwater is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA); is past chair of both the Oregon State Bar Elder Law Section and the Estate Planning and Administration Section; and is a member of the Multnomah County Inter-Agency Committee for Adult Protection.  He received the Volunteer of the Year Award from the Alzheimer’s Association and Mr. Fitzwater received the OSB President’s Membership Service Award for volunteer law-related services.  Mr. Fitzwater was named an Oregon Super Lawyer for the past seven years.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Wes Fitzwater is a partner for Fitzwater Meyer Hollis & Marmion, LLP. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Wes Fitzwater is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.