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Justin Eric Elder

Practice areas:

Probate, Estate Planning, Elder Law

About Me

I believe that the judicial system is for everybody. There are certain times in life when legal assistance of some kind is necessary, and these times can be made smoother by having compassionate legal representation. It is my goal to provide this kind of high-quality, empathetic legal representation.

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Languages Spoken: Japanese

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Estate Planning: 40%
    7 years
  2. Probate: 40%
    7 years
  3. Elder Law: 20%
    7 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($175-250/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

33 total 

  • Sunitha Anjilvel

    Justin Elder is a knowledgeable attorney of the highest caliber who truly cares about his clients. I have no hesitation in referring him to clients as I know that he will take excellent care of their legal needs.

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    Sunitha Anjilvel Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael Thomas Smith

    Mr. Elder's observations and recommendations are always insightful and well thought out. I have referred clients to him in the past and would do so again.

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    Michael Smith Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

1001 4th Ave Ste 3200
Seattle, WA, 98154-1003

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive201006/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Public Service Incentive AwardWashington State Bar Association2014
Top Contributor - Elder LawAvvo2013
Top Contributor ProbateAvvo2013
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2013
Phi Delta PhiPhi Delta Phi2007

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyKing County Bar Association Housing Justice Project2012 - Present
AttorneyJustin Elder Law Office PLLC2012 - Present
LecturerEastern Washington University2009 - 2010
AttorneyJustin Elder - Attorney at Law2009 - 2012
Rule 9 Legal InternLynn St. Louis Law Office PLLC2008 - 2009
Legal ExternFederal Public Defender Of Iowa2008 - 2008
Legal ExternCenter For Justice2007 - 2007

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
King County Bar Association, Solo and Small Practice SectionChair2014 - Present
King County Bar Association, Membership CommitteeExecutive Committee Member2014 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Board of CLEBoard Member2013 - Present
Hilltop HouseBoard Member2013 - Present
King County Bar Association, Solo and Small Practice SectionVice Chair2013 - 2014
Diverse HarmonyVolunteer Attorney2013 - Present
Mount Baker Community ClubBoard Member2013 - Present
King County Bar Association Housing Justice ProjectVolunteer Attorney2013 - Present
King County Bar Association, CLE CommitteeBoard Member2013 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, International Practice SectionAttorney Member2012 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Solo and Small Practice SectionAttorney Member2012 - Present
King County Bar Association, Solo and Small Practice SectionAttorney Member2012 - Present
King County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2012 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysAttorney Member2011 - 2014
Washington State Bar AssociationAttorney Member2010 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Immigrant visa obtained without proper birth certificateVisa obtained
Equity preserved for heirs.Foreclosure stalled and equity preserved.
Estate plan successfully executedPower of Attorney honored by Bank of America pending deportation

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Iowa College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Northwestern CollegeHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Whitworth UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Yonsei UniversityN/AStudy Abroad2003

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Eastern Washington UniversityIntroduction to Legal Writing2010
Eastern Washington UniversityIntroduction to Legal Writing2009

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