Law Practice:

Elizabeth Berrigan joined Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP’s business practice group in December, 2002.  She specializes in estate planning, probate and trust administration matters, conservatorships/guardianships, entity formation and governance, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, trademarks and general business for both Oregon and Washington clients.

Prior to joining Cosgrave, Elizabeth was employed as a legal assistant at Williams, Kastner & Gibbs PLLC and Sarah S. Conley P.C..  Previous to that, she worked for GST Telecom, Inc., a Washington State competitive local exchange carrier, in its Legal, Regulatory and Government Affairs Departments, which handled legal and regulatory compliance matters for approximately 37 affiliate and/or subsidiary companies.

 

Education:

Clark College, Certificate in Paralegal Studies
Clark College, Associate of Arts

 

 

Professional:

Elizabeth is a member of the firm’s paralegal hiring committee as well as a member of the Oregon Paralegal Association (“OPA”) and OPA’s Probate Specialty Group.

Civic:

Elizabeth and her husband oversees the weekly operation of a local Southwest Washington food pantry, which distributes food and basic necessities to people in need.  She is also a member of the Board of Directors of Mission & Welfare International, a non-profit corporation which provides humanitarian aid, education and spiritual guidance to the poor and destitute people of India and Kenya.

Personal:

Other interests include traveling, entertaining, reading, and her family.