Areas of Expertise


Milt Christensen is a premier transactional attorney. He is a former CPA and holds an LLM in taxation from New York University. He is well known for his taxation expertise and is A/V rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Milt is married with five children. He enjoys hiking, athletics, gardening, woodworking, and family activities.

Professional Experience

  • Harris Berne Christensen LLP, Partner, 1999–Present
  • Self-employed Attorney, Portland, Oregon, 1997–1998
  • Miller Nash LLP, Attorney and Partner, 1988–1997
  • Coopers & Lybrand Corporate Finance Advisory Services Group, CPA, 1986–1988
  • Coopers & Lybrand, CPA, 1985–1986

Professional & Civic Activities

  • Member, Oregon Society of CPAs
  • Former President of Board of Directors: United Cerebral Palsy of Oregon & SW Washington
  • Chair: Oregon State Bar International Law Section, 1994-1995
  • Member: American Bar Association Tax Section Committee on U.S. Activities of Foreigners and Tax Treaties
  • Former Chair: J. Reuben Clark Law Society – Portland, Oregon, Chapter, 1993-1996


  • Oregon


  • New York University School of Law, LL.M – Taxation, 1988
  • Brigham Young University, Masters of Accounting, 1985. Recipient: Merit scholarship
  • J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University, J.D., 1985
  • Brigham Young University, Bachelor of Science in Accounting