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Gary Michael Kirk

Gary Michael Kirk

Practice areas:

Trusts, Estate Planning

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About Me

I am a member of Lane Powell's Trusts and Estates group. I focus my practice exclusively on estate and tax planning for closely-held businesses and business succession planning. I work on all types of business entities and owners in connection with operating agreements, reorganizations, and income tax issues. 




Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Estate Planning: 50%
  2. Trusts: 50%

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Contact Info

Lane Powell

1420 Fifth Ave
Suite 4100
Seattle, WA, 98101-2375




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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderLane Powell PC1989 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Bar Association, Taxation SectionN/AN/A
Washington State Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust SectionN/AN/A
American Bar Association, Taxation SectionN/AN/A
American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and TrustsN/AN/A
American Bar Association, Business Law SectionN/AN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York UniversityN/ALL.M - Master of Laws1989
University of OregonLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Washington State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1983

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Significant Tax Issues to Consider Before Year EndEstate Planning in Unsettled Times2009