Brian MacKenzie

Brian MacKenzie

Associate Attorney
Vancouver, Washington

Brian MacKenzie received his law degree from the University of La Verne College of Law in 2010.  He moved to the beautiful Pacific Northwest from sunny Southern California in late 2011 and has been a practicing attorney in Washington since 2012.  He has had experience working in a variety of areas of law since that time, ranging from employment law.  Brian joined the Sam B. Gunn Law Firm PLLC in 2014.  He currently practices in the areas of Estate Planning, Probate, Guardianship, and Elder Law.  He serves on the Clark County Bar Association Hearsay Committee, the Board of Directors of Lifeline Connections, and has volunteered with the Clark County Volunteer Lawyers Program assisting with landlord/tenant, and family law clients.

He is married to his wonderful wife, Gentry, and they live in Vancouver with their faithful dog, Jenny.  In his free time he enjoys exploring the surrounding Vancouver/Portland environs, food trucks, traveling, reading, music, volunteering with his church, and all things Batman.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2014

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Elder Law

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, 2012


  • University of La Verne College of Law, La Verne, California - 2010
  • California State University - San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California
    • B.A. - 2006
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Psychology

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Clark County Bar Association, Member, 2012 - 2014
  • The Arc of Southwest Washington , Member of Board of Directors, 2015 - Present
  • The Hearsay Committee for the Clark County Bar Association , Member, 2015 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Robert Russell Law Group, Contract Attorney, 2013

Pro Bono Activities

  • Clark County Volunteer Lawyer Program, 2012