Michael J. Longyear

Michael J. Longyear

Estate Planning Attorney

Seattle, WA





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About Me

Michael J. Longyear represents clients in issues regarding Trust and Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration, Guardianship, and Elder Law and related real estate and business matters. He serves as guardian of the estate, trustee, and estate administrator in routine and complex or contested matters. Mr. Longyear is a member of the Estate Planning Council of Seattle. Mr. Longyear...

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Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Client Reviews

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The perfect choice for estate planning.

Posted by: Ellen 8 months ago.

Michael drew up trust documents for me this year, and I could not be happier with his services. He is intelligent, trustworthy, respectful, and...

Thoughtful & Compassionate Legal Services

Posted by: John 7 months ago.

Being a Seattle native and having lived in Seattle for many years prior to relocating, my career as a professional manager and business consultant...
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Noah Kendrick Williams
Noah Williams

Seattle, WA

Over 3 years ago

Relationship: Worked for lawyer

I am continually impressed and appreciative of all of Mr. Longyear's work, dedication and advice. As a young attorney I am always glad to work with,...
Daniel Orville Kellogg
Daniel Kellogg

Renton, WA

Almost 5 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I have known Michael for many years. He has been very active in our Elder Law professional associations. He is a very well-respected Elder Law...
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1989 License Status: Active for the state of Washington.
Last updated by Avvo: 08/03/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1998 – present

Reed Longyear Malnati & Ahrens, PLLC


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1983 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of Pittsburgh School of Law


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2014 AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated



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1998- 2003 Exec Committee, Past-Chair Guardianship & Elder Law

King County Bar Association

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Showing 2 of 3 publications

2004 Washington State Guardian Manual


2003 King County Probate Policy Manual


Speaking Engagements

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2013 Role of a Probate Guardian ad Litem

at Probate Administration in Washington State

2009 Ethics

at Title 11 Guardian ad Litem

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