Michael L. Olver

Michael L. Olver

Estate Planning Attorney
Seattle, WA




No Misconduct

About Me

Mr. Olver, a director with Betts, Patterson & Mines, is an experienced trial attorney with an emphasis on Estate/Medicaid planning; Elder Law problems including guardianships, trust and will disputes; and plaintiff’s personal injury.

Practice Areas

Client Reviews

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Estate Trust Review

Posted by: Bob almost 4 years ago.

Mike Olver did an excellent job representing me on my parents estate. He knew the law extremely well and was able to apply it my situation. There...

A True Expert & Professional!

Posted by: Mark about 4 years ago.

We were involved in a dispute with a family member over the distribution of a loved ones estate. We were referred to Michael's firm, Helsell...
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Showing 2 of 3 peer endorsements

Lynn St. Louis
Lynn St. Louis

Spokane, WA

Almost 3 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Michael Olver has been an Elder Law colleague of mine for many years. I have personal knowledge of his expertise, competence and compassion. I highly...
Margaret Madison Phelan
Margaret Phelan

Vancouver, WA

Almost 3 years ago

Relationship: Other

I endorse this lawyer. I endorse this lawyer. I met Mike over a decade ago at a national continuing legal education seminar. We've stayed in touch...
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1976 License Status: Active for the state of Washington.
Last updated by Avvo: 04/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.


Showing 1 of 2 degrees

1976 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

California Western School of Law


Showing 1 of 8 awards

2007 Super Lawyer

Washington Law & Politics Magazine


Showing 1 of 4 association entries

Past President - Washington Chapter (2002)

National Acadamy of Elder Law Attorneys

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Showing 1 of 1 publication

2002 Will Repository

Washington Bar News, Elder Law Section

Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 4 occasions

2006 Getting Fair Value for an Elderly Person’s Life

at WSTLA Nursing Home Litigation

2002 TEDRA and Other Civil Remedies

at Vulnerable Adult Symposium

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