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  1. Trusts: 25%
  2. Estate Planning: 25%
  3. Tax: 20%
  4. Business: 20%
  5. Health Care: 10%

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  • Donald John-Mark Kenney

    I worked with Hal on a client matter where i used him as an expert witness in a complex trust and partnership litigation matter. Hal is an expert in his field and is considered so by myself and his peers. I had the privilege to prepare and teach an all day Continuing Legal Education course on Asset Protection with Hal. It was a kick and he was right on point with all of his material. Hal is top notch!


    Donald Kenney Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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Lane Powell

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


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BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderLane Powell PC2005 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Alaska State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Massachusetts State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Bar Association, Estate Planning SectionMemberN/A
Alaska State Bar Association, Estate Planning SectionMemberN/A
Anchorage Parks & Recreation DepartmentPast ChairmanN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Seattle BusinessPlanning for Succession2010
Buildernews MagazineSuccession Planning in Difficult Times2009
Puget Sound Business JournalCompany Owners Can Take Steps to Protect Assets2007
Washington CEOKeeping It In The Family2003
Washington CEOTools For Estate Planning2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1978
Vermont Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
University of Maine, OronoN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1974
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Snohomish County Estate Planning CouncilEstate Planning Update…Or No2010
National Business Institute WebinarEstate Planning 2010 – Challenges and Opportunities2010
National Business Institute SeminarTrusts 1012009
Kitsap County Estate Planning CouncilEstate Tax Updates and Advanced Estate Planning Techniques2009
Washington State Bar Association MeetingEstate Planning for Small to Medium Size Estates2008
Washington Health Care Association Annual ConventionProtecting Your Wealth and Transferring it to the Next Generation2007
UnknownEstate Planning Basics2007
UnknownDemystifying Asset Protection Vehicles2007
The Attorney-CPA Tax ClinicExit Strategies and Succession Solutions for Privately Held Businesses2007
UnknownFully Utilizing the Advantages of Limited Liability Companies in Washington2006
UnknownIs an LLC Right For You?2006
UnknownDrafting Effective Wills and Trusts2006
UnknownAdvanced LLC Issues2006
UnknownKey Issues in Estate Planning and Probate2006
UnknownThe Ins and Outs of Limited Liability of Companies in Washington2005
UnknownLLC vs. LP In Washington: Which Entity is Best for your Client?2005
UnknownProtect Your Client's Assets: Bullet Proofing Techniques for Washington Attorneys2005
UnknownPlanning Opportunities with Domestic Asset Protection Trusts2005
UnknownKey Issues in Estate Planning and Probate in Washington2005
UnknownLimited Liability Company Update in Washington2005
UnknownPlanning for Convalescent Care in Washington2004
UnknownAsset Protection Techniques in Washington2003
UnknownAdvanced Estate Planning Topics2003
UnkownAsset Protection Techniques in Washington2002
UnkownAvoiding and Defending Against Fiduciary Duties in Washington2002