Isaac Ersoff is a recognized legal authority emphasizing all aspects of
estate planning. Since 1995, he has served variously as legal counsel,
corporate counsel, expert witness, consultant, professor, and presenter
- throughout the U.S. and Israel.
Isaac has years of experience in the area of estate planning. Whether your
estate is large or small, Isaac will create an estate plan tailored to
your individual needs. Your estate plan may involve a Will, Trust, Power
of Attorney, Advance Directive for Health Care, and/or a variety of other
complex documents, but you can rest assured that no matter what your estate
planning needs, Isaac will tailor the right plan for you.
Probate & Trust Administration
Isaac also has years of experience helping families, heirs, beneficiaries,
and personal representatives regarding how to settle the final affairs
of someone who has died. Whether a deceased person's estate requires
Probate, Trust Administration, or a simple Small Estate Affidavit, the
lawyers of Andrews Ersoff & Zantello are your trusted advisers. Isaac
and AEZ will take you through the entire process from start to finish.
You may find it interesting that Isaac is somewhat of a polymath, with
an extensive and diverse background in addition to law. He has many years
of professional experience in the fields of education, music, religion,
and pro-Israel advocacy. He attended the Eastman School of Music in the
1970s and played professionally with several symphony orchestras and chamber
ensembles. Next, he moved to the field of education, with professional
experience as a professor, administrator, disabilities coordinator, and
teacher in both the United States and Israel. He was the Director of Foreign
Relations and Director of Research for the Israeli Learning Disabilities
Association. He also served as corporate counsel and division president
for a major Oregon corporation.
Religion & Israel
Isaac is intensely active with regard to religion and pro-Israel advocacy.
He began with rabbinical studies, broadened to interfaith studies and
history of religion, and is ordained as an Interfaith Minister (i.e.,
inclusive of both Christianity and Judaism). He is a scholar of the histories
of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam and has taught about the Holy Land
and the Mid-East at several universities. He teaches and makes presentations
about historical and modern aspects of these issues for religious and
community organizations in both the US and Israel.
Family, Citizenship, and University Degrees
Isaac is married. He and his wife, Resa, are US citizens and citizens of
the State of Israel, where they lived for many years. Isaac earned his
B.S.Ed from the University of Miami, his M.S.Ed. from Western Oregon University,
and both a J.D. and a Certificate in Conflict Resolution from Willamette
University College of Law.