Terrence Pancoast

Terrence R. Pancoast, JD


Terrence R. Pancoast, LLB

Board Member


Terry serves as Senior Counsel at Stoel Rives LLP, Oregon’s largest law firm. He practices in the areas of estate planning, tax-exempt organizations, trusts, and family and closely-held businesses. The clients with whom he works include high net worth individuals and families, grant-making foundations, colleges and other operating charities, trustees of trusts, and various business entities. He is listed in Oregon Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America, and was selected by Best Lawyers as the Portland Non-Profit/Charities Law Lawyer of the Year for 2015. Terry earned his Bachelor of Laws cum laude from Harvard Law School and his Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude from Whitman College.

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

  • Member, Estate Planning Council of Portland

  • Member of planned giving advisory council at Whitman College

Community Involvement

  • Trustee, Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust

  • Board of Trustees, The Herbert A. Templeton Foundation

  • Past board member and chair, Oregon Symphony Association

  • Past vestry member, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

  • Past board member and president, "I Have A Dream" Foundation – Oregon

  • Past board member and chair, Planned Parenthood of the Columbia – Willamette

  • Past board member and chair, Riverdale School District