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Judd Robert Marten

Judd Robert Marten

Practice areas:

Tax, Estate Planning, ERISA,Compensation/Benefits, Corporate & Incorporation, Business

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1979

  1. Business: 20%
  2. Corporate & Incorporation: 20%
  3. ERISA,Compensation/Benefits: 20%
  4. Estate Planning: 20%
  5. Tax: 20%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

LeSourd & Patten, P.S.

One Union Square
600 University Street 24th Floor, Suite 2401
Seattle, WA, 98101




Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions

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Avvo Top Tax LawyerWashington CEO Magazine2008
Avvo Top Employee Benefits LawyerWashington CEO Magazine2008
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Association NamePosition NameDuration
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Pension RoundtableMemberN/A
Estate Planning Council of SeattleMemberN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1979
University of Puget Sound School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
University of California - Santa BarbaraN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1968

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Top 10 Estate Planning TechniquesIRAs and Retirement Plans2008
Washington State Bar Association-Living TrustsUsing the Living Trust to Control or Manage Retirement Assets After Death2007
Seattle University School of LawPlanning in an Uncertain Estate Tax Climate2007
Financial Planning Association of Puget SoundCoordinating the Retirement Plan/IRA Benefits with the Will, Trust, and Estate Plan2007
Washington State Bar Association—Elder Law Issues in Estate Planning;Washington State Tax Consultants 2004 ConventionCoordinating the Retirement Plan/IRA Benefits with the Will, Trust, and Estate Plan2005
Seattle University Access to Justice ProgramWriting Wills and Estate Planning, Retirement Plans and Individual Retirement Accounts2004
National Association of Personal Financial AdvisorsCoordinating the Retirement Plan/IRA Benefits with the Will, Trust, and Estate Plan2004
Catholic Community Services— Access to Justice ProjectWriting Wills and Estate Planning, Retirement Plans and Individual Retirement Accounts,”2003
International Group of Accounting FirmsEstate Planning Under EGTRRA with Emphasis on Qualified Plans & IRAs2002
Washington State Bar Association, Annual Elder Care Law Section MeetingIRAs and Qualified Plan: Post 70½ Issues; Death Issues; Beneficiary Designation Issues/Rules Where Special Needs Trust or Supplemental Care Trust is Named as Beneficiary2002
Annual Practitioner/IRS Working Together SymposiumERISA Plans and Distributions: Changes Under the New Tax Act. What You Need to Know—Why You Need to Know It and Illustrations of ‘New’ EGTRRA Plan Designs2001
Washington State Bar AssociationSpecial Problems of the Non-Citizen Spouse and Early Distributions From Retirement Plans2001
Washington State Bar Association, Estate Planning for Retirement Benefits and IRAsIncome Tax Issues: Income in Respect of a Decedent, Rollovers, Premature Distributions, Roth IRAs and ERISA Pre-Emption, Spousal Consent, QDROs, IRA Transferability, Bankruptcy2000
Washington State Bar Association Celebration 2000 SeminarMarital Rights in Pensions and IRAs from Courtship to Divorce Court (Prenups, Postnups, QDROs, Transfers at Death, and More)2000