Kara Stoddart, J.D.

Vice President

Trust Officer and Risk Analyst

Kara brings to Riverview Trust Company extensive experience with complex trusts and estates. Prior to joining the Riverview Trust Company team, Kara practiced law for over a decade representing individuals, trust companies, and non-profit organizations in a wide range of trust and estate disputes and administrations. Pragmatic and compassionate, she approaches the administration process with an eye towards meeting the needs and goals of the beneficiary while ensuring that the estate plan is faithfully implemented.

Kara graduated from University at Buffalo School of Law in New York and the State University of New York at Fredonia. She is licensed to practice law in Oregon, California, New York, and Colorado (inactive). Kara was recognized as a Rising Star on the Oregon’s Super Lawyers list in 2020 and is a current member of the Estate Planning Council of Portland.

An outdoor enthusiast, Kara enjoys surfing, backpacking, and skiing, all of which she is grateful to be able to do in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

Contact Information


Direct: 360-258-3420

Main: 360.693.7442

900 Washington Street, Suite 900
Vancouver, WA 98660