Tami S.P. Beach

Professional Biography


➣ Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College, J.D. received, 1996, with a focus on the laws of estates and taxation.
➣ Journal: International Legal Perspectives, Lead Articles Editor
➣ Moot Court: Individual Honors for best appellate brief
➣ Publications: “Giving Banks a Blank Czech: An Emerging Corporate Governance Model,” 7 Int’l. Legal Perspectives 25, 1995.
➣ “The Difficulty of Asserting Judicial Review in the Republic of Kazakhstan: A conversation with Constitutional Court Justice Victor Alexandrovich Malinovsky,” 8 Int’l. Legal Perspectives 89, 1996.
➣ University of Cincinnati, B.A. Economics, Summa Cum Laude, Distinguished Honors Scholar recognition, 1993
➣ Outstanding Woman Graduate, class of 1993
➣ Class standing: 4 of 976; GPA: 3.97; Dean’s Honors List, all quarters
➣ Thesis: “Patterns of Environmental Degradation in Mexico and the Theory of Sustainable Development: Improving Upon Traditional Cost-Benefit Analysis”

Academic Achievements:
➣ Updated Richard A. Posner’s study on antitrust enforcement. Member of a team which assembled a comprehensive database on antitrust litigation.
➣ Assisted Dr. George Vredeveld in an economic study of the actual educational benefit of increased governmental spending on education.
Other academic activities and honors:
➣ Phi Beta Kappa, inductee with highest G.P.A.; Omicron Delta Epsilon; Pi Sigma Alpha.
➣ Monthly Campus Newsletter: Established and published Political Action newsletter.
➣ 1991 National Honors Scholars Conference in Chicago: Delivered paper on cultural barriers.
➣ National United Nations Competitions: Competed in 1991 and 1992 competitions; acted as Head Delegate for 1992 conference.
➣ Merit-Based Awards: Elenor Hicks Award, William Howard Taft Fellowship, Citicorp Bank Scholarship, Hewett Fellowship in Economic Study, Dean Joseph Caruso Academic Achievement Award, Melba Phillips Bowers Prize.


Tami has been practicing law in Eugene since graduation in the areas of estate planning, planned giving, business law, and real property transactions.


➣ Oregon State Bar Association/Lane County Bar Association. Member since 1996.
➣ Ophelia’s Place. Currently acting to promote fund raising efforts for this non-profit organization which serves the needs of at risk girls in our area.
➣ Meadowlark Elementary School Site Council, 2010 – present. Tami currently serves on the site council of her son’s elementary school.
➣ Jacobs Gallery, “Talents of Tomorrow” Youth Art Exhibition. Currently exhibition committee chair and co-sponsor of this county-wide call to young artists, to be on exhibition at the Jacobs Gallery from May 18, 2012 through June 16, 2012.
➣ Lane County Law and Advocacy Senior Law Service, 1997 – present. Tami has provided regular, pro bono legal services for seniors since 1996.
➣ Jacobs Gallery, “Incognito!” Fund Raising Event, October, 2010. Served on event committee to raise funds in support of the ongoing operations of the Jacobs Gallery and its anticipated youth arts exhibition event.
➣ Volunteers in Medicine, 2006 – present. Currently serving as a member of the Development Board.
➣ Jacobs Gallery. Serving on board of directors since 2009. Currently serving as secretary of this non-profit art gallery, located at the Hult Center in Eugene, Oregon.
➣ Leave A Legacy, Eugene, 2002 – 2005. Served on its Steering Committee.
➣ HeartCore International, Inc., 2002 – 2005. Served on its Board of Directors.
➣ ShelterCare, 2002 – 2004. Served on the Board of the Finance and Endowment Committee of ShelterCare.
➣ Lane County Bar Association, Probate Section, 2000 – 2004. Served as a member of the Executive Committee, Vice Chair, Chair-Elect, and Chair.
➣ Oregon Mozart Players, 2002 – 2003. Served on its Board of Directors.
➣ Eugene Estate Planning Council, 2000 – 2003. Served as a member of its Board of Directors.
➣ Eugene-Springfield Tax Association, 1999 – 2003. Served as a member of its Board of Directors.
➣ Oregon Council for Business Education, 1998 – 2003. Served as a member of the organization’s board of directors and held the officer position of Secretary.


➣ Modern Vehicles for Transferring Wealth, series presentation, sponsored by Sacred Heart Medical Center Foundation.
➣ Transferring Wealth: How to Take Care of Your Loved Ones and Fulfill Your Philanthropic Goals, sponsored by Women in Philanthropy Association.
➣ Partnering Opportunities for Business Owners and Maintaining Business Partnerships, Oregon Women Business Owners statewide conference.
➣ Real Estate Due Diligence: Real Property Estate Planning and Post Mortem Issues, Oregon State Bar, MCLE presentation.
➣ Women’s Financial and Estate Planning Needs series presentation, sponsored by Sacred Heart Medical Center Foundation.
➣ Estate Planning Basics, sponsored by the Birth-to-Three organization.
➣ Business Succession Planning, Oregon Women Business Owners statewide conference.
➣ Basic Estate Planning Overview, Lane County Law and Advocacy Center.
➣ Start-Up Issues for New Businesses, Oregon Women Business Owners statewide conference.