Teunis J. Wyers, Jr. is a seasoned legal advisor. Having handled criminal cases ranging from mischief to murder, and literally hundreds of family law cases, his energies are now primarily devoted to estate management and planning, services to businesses and local governments, real estate transactions, and strategic problem solving.
Over the years, he has handled hundreds of real estate transactions, involving leases of all sorts, earnest money agreement, land sale contracts, mortgages, trust deeds, options, first rights of refusal, deeds in all their forms, life estates, easements, joint well agreements, roadway maintenance agreements and real estate closings. He has represented clients in legal actions involving most aspect of real estate. He has earned a reputation in the real estate community for getting the paperwork for a transaction together quickly, professionally, and affordably.
Mr. Wyers served as General Counsel to Hood River County Government from 1991 to 2011, and to a number of other municipalities including the Port of Klickitat and the City of North Bonneville. He is a member of the Oregon State Bar Local Professional Responsibility Review Board, as well as its Agricultural Law, Business Law, Elder Law, Estate Planning & Administration, Government Law, Real Estate and Land Use, and Taxation Sections. Mr. Wyers is also a member of the Washington State Bar Business Law, Construction Law, Dispute Resolution, Elder Law, Environmental and Land Use Law, Law Practice Management & Technology, Litigation, Real Property, Probate and Trust, and Taxation Law Sections.
Teunis is, and has been throughout his years as a lawyer, very active in the community. He has served on the local school board, Chambers of Commerce boards in both states, Rotary Clubs in both states, and numerous other boards, commissions, and committees. He currently serves as the Bingen / White Salmon Rotary Club President, and Chairman of the Klickitat County Solid Waste Advisory board. Teunis is the founder and perpetual chairman of the Bingen / White Salmon area’s annual Community Pride Week clean-up event. For his involvement in Community Pride Week, he was named the 2002 Individual Recycler of the Year by the Washington State Recyclers Association, an award not previously bestowed outside the recycling industry. Teunis resides with his wife, Pat Kreps Wyers, in Gilmer Valley, Washington, where he and her sons raise cattle, timber, and hay. During his time off, Teunis enjoys restoring old cars and playing cowboy.