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About Me

Jeff’s business background gives him a
special talent for addressing organizational issues, as he understands
how businesses run and where problems can arise.  Jeff has studied mediation and therapeutic
jurisprudence, and has a demonstrated interest in alternative dispute
resolution strategies.  He has a unique aptitude in elder law and mental health issues.


Practice Areas


  1. Business: 25%
  2. Litigation: 25%
  3. Elder Law: 20%
  4. Estate Planning: 20%
  5. Probate: 10%



Hourly ($250/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Peter J Hess

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Peter Hess Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • C Dale Slack

    Jeff genuinely cares about the clients he works for, and has their interests in mind at all times. He is sharp, thorough, and loyal. I have recommended him to a number of people who have asked me about wills and estates, land use, and business transaction/formation cases.


    C Slack
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Burkhart and Burkhart, PLLC

6 1/2 N. 2nd Ave.
Suite 200
Walla Walla, WA, 99362



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyBurkhart & Burkhart, PLLC2009 - Present
AttorneyYakima County Dept. Of Assigned Counsel2007 - 2009
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Lillie Rice Center, Inc.Board of Directors2011 - Present
Walla Walla Valley Estate Planning CouncilBoard of Directors2009 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of DelawareN/AMBAN/A
Thomas Jefferson School of LawN/AJDN/A
University of DelawareN/ABAN/A
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Walla Walla Rental Properties AssociationABCs of Construction Liens2011
Walla Walla Community CollegeConsider the U.S. Constitution2011
Yakima County Bar AssociationA Primer on Washington's Involuntary Treatment Act2009
Walla Walla Rental Properties AssociationLaw for Landlords 1012009