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Call now for an appointment @ Phone 503-981-0155

  Kirk Schmidtman has been a practicing attorney in Woodburn, Oregon, since 1976, and continues the Engle & Schmidtman law firm as a sole practitioner after the retirement of Robert Engle on December 31st 2015. The firm’s focus has been personal attention to the needs of our clients, friendly service, and quality work product. CALL NOW FOR AN APPOINTMENT @ 503-981-0155. Our office shown in the photo above is located at 610 Glatt Circle in the Northwood Office Park off Hwy.214, approximately one and 1/2 miles from Interstate 5, conveniently situated midway between Salem and Portland. We have served a broad range of clients from Woodburn, Hubbard, Aurora, Gervais, Canby, Mt. Angel, Molalla, St. Paul, and the surrounding area. Robert Engle’s retirement will be noted on firm letterhead and correspondence, and his closed files and client records will be retained by the firm, along with other files and records maintained by Kirk Schmidtman. Kirk Schmidtman will also continue “Of Counsel” to Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP of Portland Oregon, which provides legal counsel to area clients on a broad range of matters though the firm Woodburn office.


Our firm was associated as “Of Counsel” to Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP, which will expand the range of high quality legal services that are available to our clients.  Cosgrave attorneys will provide our clients with local legal counsel for litigation and contested matters, including business disputes, real estate problems, employment law, immigration law, personal injury claims, contested probate and trust estate matters, and other legal work that will require experienced trial counsel.  Cosgrave attorneys are also experienced in employment law advice and counseling.  As a matter of convenience, clients will meet with Cosgrave attorneys at our Woodburn office, and scheduling will be done through our office in normal course.  We will continue to handle client matters involving estate planning, wills, trusts, probate and non-probate estates, real property matters, business matters, contracts, uncontested family law matters, and other legal work for both individuals and business clients.

LOCAL REFERENCES: City of Hubbard, Mt. Angel Abbey, St. Luke’s Catholic Church, Woodburn Methodist Church, Ulven Forging, Woodburn Rotary Club, Woodburn Kiwanis Club, Woodburn Area Chamber of Commerce, and numerous other area businesses and residents.

PAST AWARDS: Woodburn Business of the Year – 1992 – Marion County Pro Bono (Volunteer) Firm of the Year – 1992

MEMBERSHIPS: Family Law Section – Oregon State Bar and Estate Planning Section – Oregon State Bar; Marion County