Accomplished attorney with over 12 years experience in business, personal and tax planning.
Formerly founded and operated a Registered Investment Advisory firm, responsible for marketing and business operations.
Public speaking, negotiations,
January 1996 — Present
Established and operated solo law practice that assisted clients on all aspects of estate and personal planning.
- Analyzed clients’ tax and financial situation and drafted solutions uniquely suited to individual needs.
- Successfully argued cases before municipal, district, superior and appellate courts.
- Identified a unique legal issue in the area of minor settlements under UTMA and crafted a solution intended to assist personal injury firms in better settling their cases involving the sale of a tax deferred annuity.
Officer/ JAG Attorney
US Army Reserves
(Legal Services industry)
January 1990 — January 2002 (12 years 1 month)
1/1990 - 8/2002 Judge Advocate’s General Corps Attorney, Fort Lewis, WA
Staff Judge Advocate 2001-2002
Served as legal counsel for Brigade Commander in reserve infantry unit.
Contracting Attorney/Unit Training Officer 1999-2001
Responsible for deploying as Army fiscal and contracting officer. Primarily responsible for management of unit's training, logistics and evaluation.
Graduate, Judge Advocates General Course; Basic and Advanced Government Contracting Course.
Company Executive Officer 1993-1999
Company staff positions to include executive officer in a company line unit. Responsible for execution of company missions in an infantry unit.
Infantry Platoon Leader 1990 – 1993
Responsible for personnel, equipment and implementation of unit missions.
Hourly ($200-250/hour), Free consultation (30 minutes)
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I'm pleased to endorse Darol Tuttle. I've known Darol professionally and personally for several years and find him to be extremely knowledgeable, professional and compassionate. I have referred matters to Darol and do so confident that he will take good care of people and well serve their legal needs. I highly recommend Darol and will continue to do so in the future.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Army Commendation Medal||U.S. Army JAG Corps||2000|
|Army Commendation Medal||US Army Jag Corps||1998|
|Attorney||Darol Tuttle, Atty||1998 - Present|
|Army Lawyer||US Army JAG Corps||1998 - 2003|
|Associate||Mayhew-Froehling||1995 - 1997|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Pierce County Health Care Providers||Vice President||2011 - Present|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys||Member||2011 - Present|
|ElderCounsel||Member||2011 - Present|
|WealthCounsel||Member||2011 - Present|
|In re William Holloman||I appeared and removed the Personal Representative who had mismanaged the estate. The Court also granted a spousal support award. This protected much of Artie’s estate from creditors and she was able to pay for her care without Medicaid.|
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|Drafting Effective Wills and Trusts||Fundamental Principles of Will Drafting||2008|
|Seattle University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1996|
|University of Washington||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|
|Washington State University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1986|
|WAELA CLE and Annual Meeting||Veterans Benefits: The Other Way to Pay for Care||2014|
|Alzheimer's Caregiver Convention||Health Care Benefits for Veterans||2014|
|Pierce County Educational Series||Ultimate Dilemma: Planning for Aging Parents of Children with Disabilities||2013|
|FTH University||Estate Planning Mistakes and How To Avoid||2013|
|ElderCounsel Webinar||Elder Law Unplugged: Financial Forecasting for the Elder Law Attorney||2013|
|2012 Alzheimer's Conference||VA Planning for Veterans with Dementia||2012|
|Estate Planning CLE||Estate Planning||2008|