I joined Mullavey, Prout, Grenley & Foe, LLP in May of 2002. My practice emphasizes... more
I joined Mullavey, Prout, Grenley & Foe, LLP in May of 2002. My practice emphasizes all aspects of business transactions, general business and corporation matters, estate planning, and probate. I grew up in New Jersey and received my undergraduate education at Union College, in Schenectady, New York where I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and German in 1997. I received my Juris D... view profile
When I graduated from law school, like many idealistic law students, I wanted to... more
When I graduated from law school, like many idealistic law students, I wanted to make a difference in the lives of the people I served. I moved back to my home state of Washington from California in late 2010 to be with my family, nostalgic for the culture of the northwest. In California and then Washington, I worked in several different law firms in a surprisingly wide aray of practices... view profile
I grew up on Vashon Island, just southwest of Seattle in Puget Sound where much of... more
I grew up on Vashon Island, just southwest of Seattle in Puget Sound where much of my family still resides. After attending Pepperdine University and NYU, I graduated from The Evergreen State College in Olympia with a Bachelor of Arts, emphasis in media writing. I graduated cum laude from Seattle University School of Law, where I served as president pro tem and a member of the board of ... view profile
Joel takes great pride in helping "bring the best and brightest into the United... more
Joel takes great pride in helping "bring the best and brightest into the United States." His immigration practice includes assisting immigrants to obtain employment visas, permanent residence, citizenship and naturalization in the United States. Joel's estate planning practice includes supervising everything from simple to complex probates and the preparation of federal estate tax return... view profile
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.
Monica Cary’s practice focuses on family law mediation, relationship agreements,... more
Monica Cary’s practice focuses on family law mediation, relationship agreements, prenuptial agreements, health care power of attorney for college students, and wills and estate planning. Monica presently serves a Commissioner Pro Tempore in King County Superior Court. She is also a volunteer divorce mediator with the Volunteer Settlement Program in King County Superior Court. Monica was se... 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.