Ben was born and raised in the Seattle area and served in the US Army after high... more
Ben was born and raised in the Seattle area and served in the US Army after high school as an Airborne Infantry soldier in 2nd Ranger Battalion stationed at Fort Lewis.Ben attended college on the GI Bill and received bothhis BA in History andJuris Doctor from theUniversity of Washington.Ben is a partner in the downtown Seattle law firm of Montgomery Purdue Blankinship Austin PLLC, a general bu... view profile
I attended law school at the University of Missouri in Kansas City after obtaining... more
I attended law school at the University of Missouri in Kansas City after obtaining my bachelor's degree in geology at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS. I worked for a while in environmental construction consulting before attending law school. I was a technical editor of my law review, and won the American Jurisprudence prize my third year. I joined the law firm of Sandler, Balkin, Weins... view profile
About Geoffrey H. Garrett Geoffrey H. Garrett purchased assets of the law practice... more
About Geoffrey H. Garrett Geoffrey H. Garrett purchased assets of the law practice of Stanley R. Byrd in 2008. For more than twenty-seven years previously, he pursued two challenging careers simultaneously, as an attorney in an active sole practice and a senior pilot for a major airline, where he achieved the rank of B-747 captain in the international operation. He was honored as his airlin... view profile
A 1994 graduate from the University of Montana School of Law, and a recipient of a... more
A 1994 graduate from the University of Montana School of Law, and a recipient of a Masters of Law in Taxation from the University of Washington School of Law, Derek has 14 years of experience practicing law in Washington State. He enjoys helping people achieve their estate planning goals. He resides in Seattle with his wife and three daughters.
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