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Practice areas


  1. Elder Law: 30%
    28 years
  2. Estate Planning: 30%
    20 years
  3. Medicaid & Medicare: 20%
    20 years
  4. Trusts: 20%
    20 years


Payment types:

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Attorney endorsements

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  • Margaret Madison Phelan

    I endorse this lawyer. I've had the pleasure of knowing Barbara for over a decade. She is one of our state's leaders in understanding Medicaid and the federal benefit system. Barbara is generous in assisting her colleagues. Hearing Barbara speak is always a pleasure.


    Margaret Phelan Elder law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Edwin Lawrence Emerick JR

    Barbara Isenhour is an excellent lawyer with expertise in the fields of estate planning and elder law as well as special needs trusts. I have no hesitancy in recommending her to clients.


    Edwin Emerick Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

1200 5th Ave Ste 2020
Seattle, WA, 98101-3132


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneySomers Tamblyn King / Isenhour Bleck2016 - Present
AttorneyIsenhour Bleck, PLLC1996 - 2016
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysN/AN/A
Special Needs AllianceN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Trial News, Washington State Trial LawyersMedicare Set-Aside Accounts2009
WSBA Business Law Section NewsletterSubrogation Issues with the Medicare and Medicaid Program2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawN/AN/A1973
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Parkinson's Support GroupQualifying for Long Term Care for People with Parkinson's2010
East King County Estate Planning CouncilWhen Does Your Client Need a Special Needs Trust?2010
Dementia Care ConferenceQualifying for Long Term Care for People with Dementia2010
Washington State Association for Justice Legal Education SeminarGovernment Benefits Issues When a Personal Injury Matter is Settled2009
Washington Bankers AssociationServing as Trustee for a Special Needs Trust2009
University of Washington School of Social WorkLegal Issues When a Loved One Dies2009