Christopher Cline Esq.

Senior Regional Fiduciary Manager
Christopher P. Cline, Esq. is Wells Fargo Bank’s Senior Regional Fiduciary Manager for Oregon and SW Washington. Before joining the financial services industry, he practiced estate planning law for more than 15 years. Chris is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. He has written The Law of Trustee Investments and Disclaimers in Estate Planning (2d Ed.) for the American Bar Association, a book on Oregon trust law, and numerous articles in national publications. As well as his work with Wells Fargo, Mr. Cline is the Past President of the Estate Planning Council of Portland and of the Estate Planning and Administration Section of the Oregon State Bar. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Chris was a Partner in the Estate Planning practice of Holland & Knight LLP and a Partner at Lane Powell PC.

J.D., Hastings College of the Law (1991)
B.A., San Francisco State University (1987)

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:

841 T.M., Spouse’s Elective Share (co-author)
848 T.M., Disclaimers - Federal Estate, Gift and Generation-Skipping Tax Considerations (author)
847 T.M., Disclaimers — State Law Considerations (author)
861 T.M., Trustee Investments (author)
838 T.M., Dynasty Trusts (author)
825 T.M., Powers of Appointment - Estate, Gift, and Income Tax Considerations (author) 


Christopher P. Cline is a member of the Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Estate Tax Advisory Board.