About Our Firm

Roger K. Evans, Attorney

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Roger K. Evans is an experienced attorney with over 40 years of experience representing individuals, families, farmers, ranchers, vineyard owners, and business owners, helping them with estate planning, probate, trust administration, and business legal needs.

Mr. Evans is a member of the Marion County Bar Association and the Oregon State Bar Association. Mr. Evans is also a member of the Oregon State Bar Sections concerning Elder Law, Estate Planning and Administration, and Business Law, and is a member of the Willamette Valley Estate Planning Council, and the National Association of Estate Planning Attorneys. Mr. Evans is licensed to practice in Oregon State courts and Federal U.S. District Court. Mr. Evans follows in the footsteps of his father, Keith D. Evans, who practiced law with the firm of Goodenough & Evans in Salem, Oregon.

Mr. Evans lives in Salem, Oregon with his wife, and his two adult children.  He is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys camping, snow and water skiing, riding dirt bikes and mountain bikes, as well as hiking.

Marilyn Freeburn, Legal Assistant

Ms. Freeburn has over 40 years of experience as a legal assistant in the Salem area.  Ms. Freeburn’s legal experience includes assisting in the areas of trusts, wills, probate, real estate, and business matters.  Ms. Freeburn works closely with our clients in the organization and preparation of documents, case management, and document review, resulting in greater efficiency and lower fees for our clients.

Stephanie Lugo, Legal Intern

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Ms. Lugo is a second year law student at Willamette University. Ms. Lugo assists clients in business related matters, real estate transactions, estate planning, and probate and trust administration.

After graduating from high school, Ms. Lugo earned her first Bachelors degree in Psychological Sciences and second Bachelors degree in Criminology, Law, & Society from the University of California, Irvine. Following graduation from University of California, Ms. Lugo worked as a legal assistant at a law firm that prepared estate planning, probate, trust administration, and bankruptcy. Following that, Ms. Lugo began studying at Willamette University College of Law.

Ms. Lugo grew up in San Diego, California. She was fortunate to get to study abroad during her undergraduate time living in Paris, France for 6 months. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, spending time with her dog, hiking, trying new food and drinks, and paddle boarding.

Evans & Associates Can Help You

The best way to see if we can help you with your legal needs is to contact our firm and request a consultation.

Areas of Practice

  • Business and Corporate Transactions and Start up
  • Estate Planning, Creation of Wills and Trusts
  • Probate
  • Trust Administration


  • Oregon Bar – 1981
  • Federal District Court – 1981


  • University of Oregon, B.S. (Business)
  • Gonzaga University College of Law, J.D.