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Natasha N. Hazlett

Natasha N. Hazlett

Practice areas:

Probate, Estate Planning, Litigation

About Me

Natasha focuses her practice primarily on estate planning, probate and civil litigation. She has extensive experience in administering and settling complex and contested decedent’s estates, handling will contests, establishing guardianships and conservatorships, and drafting estate planning documents.


 


Natasha is a frequent speaker on the topics of estate planning and probate.


 


Prior to joining Angstman Johnson, Natasha worked for a large law firm in Memphis, Tennessee, where she practiced in the areas of estate planning, tax, probate, civil litigation and bankruptcy.


 


Natasha graduated from Southern Methodist University with B.A. degrees in both Political Science and Advertising. She received her J.D. from the Dedman School of Law at Southern Methodist University.


 


When she is not practicing law, Natasha enjoys traveling with her husband, volunteering in the community and helping entrepreneurs build a successful online presence for their business.


 


Representative Matters



  • Represented guarantors in litigation over multi-million dollar personal guarantees.

  • Represented personal representatives administering multi-million dollar estates.

  • Represented corporate trustee in litigation regarding trust modification.

  • Assist family members in obtaining guardianship and conservatorships over loved ones.

  • Negotiated favorable settlement between four adversarial parties in a highly controversial estate matter.

  • Represented shareholder in a derivative action.

  • Advised national hotel management company regarding sales tax and hotel tax issues.

  • Represented insurance guaranty association in nursing home litigation.

  • Represented lender in complex Chapter 11 adversarial proceeding and obtained favorable non-dischargeable judgment against debtor.

  • Represented non-profits in obtaining 501(c)(3) classification


 


Speaking Engagements


“Estate Planning Basics: Client Interviews & Planning for Incapacity”


 


“Probate & Inheritance in Idaho” Presentation for the Idaho Land Title Association


 


“Drafting Basic Estate Planning Documents: Client Interviews & Key Elements of Effective Wills”


 


“Ethical Considerations in Tax Law and Charitable Planning with Retirement Plan Assets”


 


“Using Living Trusts and Powers of Attorney as Estate Planning Tools”


 


“Planning Methods to Control Medical Treatment”


 


“Asset Protection after the Tennessee Investment Services Act”


 


“Foreclosures: How Bankruptcy Changes the Landscape”


 


“Expert Testimony: Going Back to the Basics: An Analysis of Federal and State Law Governing the Admissibility of Expert Testimony”


 


“Law Practice Ethics”


 


Publications


Author, “Expert Witnesses: Judges call into question whether experts help juries or replace them,” special to the Memphis Business Journal, 2005″

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Estate Planning: 45%
  2. Probate: 45%
  3. Litigation: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Lincoln David Strawhun

    I endorse this lawyer. Natasha is a great resource for her clients and for her fellow lawyers in the community.

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    Lincoln Strawhun Administrative Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Curtis Alan Runger

    Natasha is an intelligent, hard working and aggressive attorney. She offers her clients a great wealth of knowledge in the area of probate law. I have personally observed Natasha in a courtroom setting and have always come away extremely impressed with her instincts and acumen. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Curtis Runger Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

3649 N Lakeharbor Ln
Boise, ID, 83703-6913

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
IDAuthorized to practice law200908/12/2015
MSInactive200608/25/2015
TNInactive200408/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising Star AwardSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
Women of the YearIdaho Business Review2013

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyAngstman Johnson2009 - Present
AssociateGlankler Brown, PLLC2004 - 2009
Law ClerkCynthia Johnson Rerko, P.C.2003 - 2004

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Idaho State Bar, Taxation, Probate and Trust Law SectionChairman2014 - 2015
Idaho State Bar, Taxation, Probate and Trust Law SectionVice Chair2013 - 2014
Idaho State Bar, Taxation, Probate and Trust Law SectionSecretary/Treasurer2012 - 2013
Idaho Women LawyersMember2011 - Present
Idaho State BarMember2009 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
The Advocate (Idaho State Bar)The Idaho Attorneys’ Guide to Avoiding the McWill or McTrust2013
Memphis Business JournalExpert Witnesses: Judges call into question whether experts help juries or replace them2005

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist UniversityN/AJ.D.2004
Southern Methodist UniversityAdvertisingB.A.2001
Southern Methodist UniversityPolitical ScienceB.A.2001

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
The Probate Process From Start to FinishUncovering the Laws of Intestacy and How They May Apply & Managing The Inventory2013
Drafting Effective Wils and TrustsFundamental Principles of Will Drafting2013
Estate Administration Procedures: Why Each Step Is ImportantFoundations of Estate Administration Defined and Preparing to Begin the Administration Process2012
Idaho Land Title Association Conference“Probate & Inheritance in Idaho”2011
Estate Planning Basics“Estate Planning Basics: Client Interviews & Planning for Incapacity”2011
Real Property Foreclosure: A Step-By-Step Workshop“Foreclosures: How Bankruptcy Changes the Landscape”2010
Drafting Basic Estate Planning DocumentsDrafting Basic Estate Planning Documents: Client Interviews & Key Elements of Effective Wills2010
Using Living Trusts and Powers of Attorney as Estate Planning ToolsUsing Living Trusts and Powers of Attorney as Estate Planning Tools2008
CLE-Ski"Asset Protection after the Tennessee Investment Services Act"2008
Ethical Considerations in Tax Law and Charitable Planning with Retirement Plan AssetsEthical Considerations in Tax Law and Charitable Planning with Retirement Plan Assets2007