Cinda M. Conroyd received her law degree from Willamette University in 1984, and has been with the firm since 1991. Her practice emphasizes elder law, particularly as it relates to Medicaid planning. Ms. Conroyd first developed her expertise in the Medicaid area while employed as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Oregon from January 1987 to February 1990 where she represented Senior and People with Disabilities, the State agency which implements the Medicaid program for the …
AREAS OF PRACTICE
Mr. Gibb has expanded his practice to include private adoptions, representing adoptive parents in agency adoptions, and readoptions.
This includes debt collection, enforcing judgments, and preserving the rights of creditors in the bankruptcy process.
Our firm is heavily involved in the Elder Law Section of the Oregon State Bar.
Estate planning has been a staple of the firm’s mission since its inception.
Probate is the legal term for the process by which a court appoints a substitute decision maker for a person and oversees the carrying out of those decisions.
Special Needs Trust
A special needs trust provides a way for a person with a disability to receive financial support while remaining eligible for needs-based government benefits like Medicaid or Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
Veterans Affairs Benefits
Veterans and widows of veterans may receive additional tax free income benefits from the VA if they need assistance with their activities of daily living.
Meet Our Attorneys
Ryan E. Gibb graduated from Willamette University College of Law in 1997, and has been with the firm ever since. Mr. Gibb’s practice emphasizes elder law, particularly as it relates to Medicaid planning, the protection of creditors’ rights, estate planning, probate and probate-related litigation, guardianships and conservatorships, and planning for government benefits. In 2001, Mr. Gibb added adoption to his practice areas as he and his wife welcomed home the first of their two adopted …
Monica graduated from Willamette University College of Law in 2006. She immediately joined the firm, now Douglas, Conroyd, Gibb & Pacheco, P.C., where she is a partner. Monica’s practice concentrates on estate planning and elder law, particularly as it relates to Medicaid, VA, and disability planning. Monica speaks regularly on the matters related to Medicaid planning, VA Aid and Attendance pension, elder law issues, and asset protection for disabled individuals to various forums in the …
Layla Kailani McLean was born and raised on Oahu, Hawaii. Layla moved to Oregon and graduated from Portland State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Global Marketing, and a Post-Baccalaureate in Business Advertising, before earning her law degree and dispute resolution certificates in mediation and arbitration from Willamette University College of Law. Layla also attended the East China University of Politics and Law in Shanghai, China where she lived for a …