My practice concentrates on general business and estate planning with a strong... more
My practice concentrates on general business and estate planning with a strong emphasis on tax planning for partnerships, corporations, trusts, estates, and individuals. I draft legal documents such as partnerhsip/shareholder agreements, wills, trust documents, and lease agreements. I assist with all phases of real estate development and operations. I also represent clients before IRS Appeals a... view profile
I moved to the northwest with my family in 2006 after practicing for 16 years in New... more
I moved to the northwest with my family in 2006 after practicing for 16 years in New York City. When not practicing law, I practice piano and the mandolin, sing with the Bainbridge Chorale, write poetry and enjoy time with my husband (a professional pianist) and 11 year old daughter.
I help small businesses and non-profits with their corporate and tax issues. I also... more
I help small businesses and non-profits with their corporate and tax issues. I also assist families and individuals with their estate planning needs. I try to charge at flat fee rates or provide an estimate for fees in advance. My mission is to help clients find solutions, whether they are legal, business, or personal.
Ms. Veliz joined LeSourd Patten, P.S. in 2008 after working for 13 years at the... more
Ms. Veliz joined LeSourd Patten, P.S. in 2008 after working for 13 years at the Office of Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service. As an attorney for the IRS, she tried cases before the United States Tax Court involving individuals, corporations, and estates. She also provided advice to IRS agents during audits and on collection matters. In addition, Ms. Veliz represented the IRS in ban... view profile
Anna's practice focuses on estate planning, taxation, probate, trust administration,... more
Anna's practice focuses on estate planning, taxation, probate, trust administration, and trust and estate litigation matters. She enjoys working with a broad range of clients, from young families looking to secure their children’s future, to clients in need of sophisticated tax planning and litigation strategy. Anna graduated from Seattle University School of Law, magna cum laude, and earned he... view profile
Tax attorneys understand the interplay of different tax laws and regulations, and in planning strategies to minimize people's tax liabilities. Many tax laws are written by lawyers for lawyers, and as such are very difficult to understand. There are also many different types of taxes and tax laws–for example, income taxes, corporate and business taxes, death taxes, property taxes, estate and gift taxes, sales taxes, and international taxes. Sometimes taxes are based on an inflated or incorrect value the government has placed on an entity or activity. Tax attorneys will help you challenge the value or the tax itself, and help you reduce your taxes through careful planning.