Geoffrey H. Garrett served full careers as a pilot in the United States Air Force Reserve, where he was an Instructor Aircraft Commander on the Lockheed C-141, and at United Airlines, where he achieved the rank of Boeing 747-400 captain in the international operation. He served as the vice-chairman of the Official Creditors' Committee in the major bankruptcy of United Airlines and was named Seattle Captain of the Year in 2005. He wrote a major study of airline code sharing for the Air Line Pilots Association.
While flying, Geoff was also engaged in the full-time practice of law. He began his legal career in 1980 as a commercial litigator in California. In 1988, when he moved with his family to Seattle, he converted his practice to estate planning and settlement of decedents' estates. He has also practiced in bankruptcy, small business formation and governance, special needs planning, veteran's benefits, and elder law. His practice is now limited to estate planning, probate, and trust administration.
Mr. Garrett is also a financial advisor and coach.
Geoff and Sabina have been married since college in 1970. They have three adult children, including a daughter with special needs, for whom Geoff serves as guardian. He enjoys golf, bicycling, reading and political cartooning.
|Owner/Attorney||Geoff Garrett PLLC||2016 - Present|
|Owner/Attorney||Byrd Garrett PLLC||2008 - 2016|
|Attorney||Law Offices of Geoffrey H. Garrett||1985 - 2007|
|Attorney||Boyden Cooluris Hauser and Saxe||1981 - 1985|
|Pilot||United Airlines||1978 - 2007|
|Commissioned Officer/Pilot||United States Air Force||1970 - 1990|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Washington State Bar Association||Member||1988 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||1980 - 2010|
|University of California - Davis||JD - Juris Doctor||1980|
|Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville||MBA||1974|
|Lawrence University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1970|
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