Practice Areas
The Team

LEE D. KERSTEN, Attorney

Lee is licensed to practice law in Oregon  and  California.  Lee is actively
involved in the Oregon  legal  community and  has  been  elected  chair of the
Taxation Section of the  Oregon  State  Bar and  director of the Lane  County
Bar Association.  Currently, Lee serves as chair of the  Lane  County Probate  Committee.   Lee's Masters in Business Administration (Agribusiness)  degree, 
combined with his experience in production  agriculture and as an agribusiness
industry tax specialist with an international accounting firm, provides a unique
ability to advise those in the agricultural and forestry industries.

       Lee's  practice  includes business and estate planning, tax planning and
compliance, and real property transactions. 

         Email: lee@kerstenlawgroup.com

JOEL K. FORD, Attorney

       Joel is a native Oregonian with many ties to the local community. After
graduating from Sheldon High, Joel went on to receive his Bachelor's degree
from the University of Oregon and his Juris Doctorate degree from Willamette
University.   After law school, Joel clerked for the Hon. Charles D.Carlson at
the  Lane  County  Circuit  Court.  Joel joined KLG  in  2010 and his practice
includes  business planning,  estate planning,  probate,  trust administration, 
guardianships, conservatorships, and real estate matters.

       Joel is licensed to practice law in Oregon and is a member of the Estate
Planning and Administration Section of the Oregon State Bar.

       Email: joel@kerstenlawgroup.com

JANET M. JOHNSON, Legal Assistant
       Janet entered the legal profession over twenty-plus years ago as a
part-time legal assistant. It did not take her long to realize that this was
her  professional  calling  and  something that she was passionate about.
Janet's background in the banking industry blends nicely with the estate
planning, probate, tax planning and real estate practice areas of KLG.

      The quality of work produced at KLG fits with her favorite  motto:  a
job worth doing is worth doing well.
Janet is proud to work for a firm that
turns  out top  notch  work while developing  lasting relationships with its
clients. Janet's energy and passion for her work carries over to the group
fitness classes she teaches at the local gym.

        Email: janet@kerstenlawgroup.com