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Gair Bennett Petrie

Gair Bennett Petrie

Practice areas:

Tax, Qualified / Non-qualified Retirement Plans, Estate Planning, Probate

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About Me

Mr. Petrie has extensive experience with wills, trusts, probate administration, formation of limited liability companies and corporations, all aspects of closely held business representation, §401(k) plans, nonqualified deferred compensation and employee benefit plans. Unique to Mr. Petrie’s practice is his significant expertise in estate and income tax planning with large retirement plans and IRA accounts.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Probate: 25%
  2. Estate Planning: 25%
  3. Qualified / Non-qualified Retirement Plans: 25%
  4. Tax: 25%

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Contact Info

Randall Danskin PS

601 W Riverside Avenue
Suite 1500
Spokane, WA, 99201-0653

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
IDAuthorized to practice law200407/14/2015
WAActive198407/05/2015
ORInactive198107/18/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2014
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2013
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2012
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2011
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Avvo Top Tax LawyerWashington CEO Magazine2008
“Best Lawyers in America”Best Lawyers in America2007
"AV" RatingMartindale-Hubbell2007
FellowAmerican College of Trusts and Estates Council2007
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2007
A Top 100 Super LawyerN/A2006

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalRandall | Danskin, PS2008 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorGonzaga University1989 - Present
N/APaine Hamblen LLP1984 - Present
N/AHirshner Hunter1982 - 1983

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Idaho State BarMember2004 - Present
American College of Trust and Estate CounselFellow1996 - Present
Spokane County Bar AssociationMember1984 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1984 - Present
Oregon State BarMember1984 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
UnknownDon't Forget the Simple Charitable Bequest1994
Gonzaga Tax InstituteBasics of Estate Planning1993
WSBA Estate Planning InstituteA Practice Guide to the Stockholders' Agreement1993
Senior Times Revocable Living Trusts; The Straight Scoop1992
Review of Taxation of IndividualsAdding Qualified Retirement Plan and IRA Benefits to the Estate Planning Mix-Part 11992
UnknownTax Benefits Naming Surviving Spouse as Primary Beneficiary of Qualified Retirement Plan or IRA1992
Gonzaga Tax InstituteDisposing of the Family Business1991
University of Florida Law Review (Tax)Eroding the Tax Benefits of Mutual Fund Wrap-Around Annuities1981
Washington Estate Planning DeskbookEstate Planning for Retirement Plans and IRAs, Chapter 15N/A
Price on Contemporary Estate PlanningChapter 13N/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1982
Gonzaga University School of LawN/AJ.D., magna cum laude1981

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
WSBA Mid-Year SeminarInherited IRAs2007
WBA N.W. Trust ConferenceEstate Planning for Retirement Plans and IRAs2007
Estate PlanningEstate Planning2007
Trust SeminarEstate Planning for Retirement Plans and IRAs2006
Macs & Tax SeminarEstate Planning and Ethics Update2006
IRAsEstate Planning for Retirement Plans and IRAs2006
Estate PlanningEstate Planning for Retirement Plans and IRAs2006
Estate PlanningEstate Planning for Retirement Plans and IRAs2006
Estate PlanningEstate Planning for Retirement Plans and IRAs2006
Estate PlanningEstate Planning for Retirement Plans and IRAs2006
Estate PlanningEstate Planning for Retirement Plans and IRAs2006
Estate PlanningEstate Planning for Retirement Plans and IRAs2006
Estate PlanningEstate Planning for Retirement Plans and IRAs2006
Best of CLEEstate Planning for Retirement Plans and IRAs2006
51st Annual Estate Planning SeminarEstate Planning for Retirement Plans and IRAs2006
Macs & Tax SeminarEstate Planning and Ethics Update2005
Estate PlanningEstate Planning for Retirement Plans and IRAs2005
Estate PlanningEstate Planning for Retirement Plans and IRAs2005
Estate PlanningEstate Planning and Ethics Update2005
Estate PlanningEstate Planning for Retirement Plans and IRAs2005
Advanced Probate SeminarRetirement Plans and IRAs2005
50th Annual Estate Planning SeminarEstate Planning for Retirement Plans and IRAs2005