My practice is limited to estate administration and related estate litigation. I... more
My practice is limited to estate administration and related estate litigation. I accept appointments as a professional fiduciary for difficult estates or when the previous fiduciaries have been disqualified during the course of litigation within the estate. I also serve as an expert witness infiduciary litigation.
For two decades I have practiced law in Tacoma serving families and supporting small... more
For two decades I have practiced law in Tacoma serving families and supporting small businesses. With experience as both a legal counselor and courtroom litigator, I work closely with each of my clients to identify and fulfill their individual legal needs and I look forward to meeting you. Whether you are interested in starting a small business or looking to protect and secure your family asset... view profile
Laura Zeman is the principal shareholder with Zeman Law Group PLLC. â— Focusing on... more
Laura Zeman is the principal shareholder with Zeman Law Group PLLC. â— Focusing on counseling and assisting individuals and families with estate planning in a cost-effective and efficient manner. â— Providing wills and trusts, powers of attorney, health care directives, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements, and probate administration. â— Assisting clie... view profile
Legal Experience After graduating from the University of Washington School of Law in... more
Legal Experience After graduating from the University of Washington School of Law in 2004 with high honors, I served for two years as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Marlin J. Appelwick at the Court of Appeals of the State of Washington, Division One. In 2006, I joined the Seattle office of Davis Wright Tremaine, where I practiced until 2010. At Davis Wright Tremaine, I was part of the T... view profile
Greg Abel has dedicated his more than 25-year career to helping people. When you are... more
Greg Abel has dedicated his more than 25-year career to helping people. When you are hurt, when a loved one has been catastrophically injured or died because of someone elseâ€™s negligence, when a probate is needed, Greg Abel has the knowledge, experience and skill to get results.
Brad and Kim care about people.Brad uses his intelligence to make peace.Brad can be... more
Brad and Kim care about people.Brad uses his intelligence to make peace.Brad can be confrontational when necessary when he thinks someone (even a client) needs redirection.Kim manages many details around the office and provides litigation support.She is a warm conversationalist and a person of quiet courage. Sofie, our miniature pinscher, keeps things lively around office and home. Litigati... view profile
Scott Ellerby is a shareholder in the firm. His main areas of practice are business... more
Scott Ellerby is a shareholder in the firm. His main areas of practice are business law, real estate litigation, probate, trusts and estates litigation, municipal law, creditor-debtor law, commercial transactions, banking law, construction law, and commercial litigation. He has lectured at numerous legal seminars over the past 25 years on topics in his practice areas, and has represented a wide... view profile
Jim chairs Ryan, Swanson Clevelands Employment Rights, Benefits and Labor practice... more
Jim chairs Ryan, Swanson Clevelands Employment Rights, Benefits and Labor practice group. He counsels employers (regionally and internationally) and individuals on a wide variety of employment-related issues, including employment agreements and severance packages. Jim represents clients with employment matters in a range of industries. These matters include: Employment Discrimination ... view profile
Probate is the legal process used to carry out a person's will after their death; a probate attorney advises you on how to perform the steps in the process. In general, once you have identified and collected the dead person's belongings, including their money, property, and other assets, you pay the person's debts and taxes. Once all debts have been paid, you distribute their money and property according to the language of the will. If there is no will, the laws of the state where the dead person lived control how the property is distributed. A probate attorney helps you plan what happens to your property when you die, as they can probate wills and act as your probate court estate representative. A probate attorney also represents family members and beneficiaries wishing to challenge wills.