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About Me

I am an attorney who lives and works in  Seattle, Washington.  Specifically, West Seattle, a suburb of Seattle.  I retired from the Army as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1988 and have built my private practice for the last 20 years in West Seattle.  I limit my practice to Real Estate matters, Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts and Elder Law.


I enjoy hiking.  I have climbed Mt Rainier twice, Mt Baker once and Mt. Kilimanjaro once.  None of these are technical climbs - and I doubt I will ever do a really technical climb.  No Mount Everest climbs are in my future.  I recently learned to swim and have done several short triathlons.  My goal is to remain fit forever, though my predisposition to doughnuts and cookies makes that a forever challenge.


Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas


  1. Land Use & Zoning: 50%
  2. Elder Law: 25%
  3. Estate Planning: 25%


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Contact Info

6041 California Ave., Sw
Suite 101
Seattle, WA, 68136-1673


GATerminated - Nonpayment of Dues197809/08/2015

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Editor in Chief - Univ of Florida Law ReviewUniversity of Florida1977
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerSharon E. Best & Associates, PLLC1990 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
King County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
University of Florida Law ReviewUS v. Park -1976
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJuris Doctor with Honors1977
University of Missouri, ColumbiaSpanish and FrenchBachelor of Arts with Dept Honors1969