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Perkins Coie

1201 Third Avenue
Suite 4800
Seattle, WA, 98101-3266


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerPerkins Coie LLP1988 - Present
N/AKarr Tuttle Campbell1973 - 1988
N/AU.S. District Court, Western District of Washington1972 - 1973
Association namePosition nameDuration
American College of Trust and Estate CounselFellowN/A
Trust and Estate Dispute Resolution Act Task Force (TEDRA)N/A1993 - 2000
Trust and Estate Dispute Resolution Act Task Force (TEDRA)N/A1993 - 2000
Professional organizations and associationsChairman1992 - 1995
Seattle Estate Planning CouncilPresident1992 - 1993
Seattle Estate Planning CouncilVice President1991 - 1992
Washington Chapter of American College of Trust and Estate CounselChairman1991 - 1994
Seattle Estate Planning CouncilSecretary1990 - 1991
Seattle Estate Planning CouncilTreasurer1989 - 1990
Seattle Estate Planning SeminarChairman1986 - 1986
Seattle Estate Planning CouncilExecutive Committee1982 - 1984
Trust Task Force (draft of major revision of Washington trust law)N/A1980 - 1984
Washington State Bar AssociationN/A1978 - 1979
Guardianship Law Revision CommitteeN/A1978 - 1978
Washington State Bar AssociationN/A1976 - 1978
Publication nameTitleDate
UnknownCharitable Trusts, A Basic Introduction2005
Washington Estate Planning Deskbook, Chapter 14Nonprobate Transfers - Revocable Trusts2005
A Northwestern Trust White PaperPreparing Adult Children for Inheritance2001
UnknownLiving Trust - Does One Size Fit All?2000
UnknownNonjudicial Binding Agreements, An Introduction to TEDRA (Trusts and Estates Dispute Resolution Act)1999
Washington Planned Giving Council SeminarQuestions Clients Ask Me about Charities1999
Program with Deloitte ToucheValuation Planning1998
UnknownFamily Entity Planning1997
Business Succession PlanningTax Cost of Transferring the Family Business and Wealth to the Next Generation1997
UnknownEstate Planning Strategies for the 1990's1996
UnknownGrantor Retained Annuity Trusts1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Montana School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1972
University of WashingtonPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1968
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
A Northwestern Trust White PaperPreparing Adult Children for Inheritance2001
University of Washington Law School FoundationLiving Trust — Does One Size Fit All?2000
Estate Planning Seminar, Washington State Bar AssociationEstate Planning with Family Owned Entities and Valuation Discount Issues — Are Your Assets Properly Wrapped and Delivered?1997
Business Succession PlanningTax Cost of Transferring the Family Business and Wealth to the Next Generation1997
Enterprise ForumEstate Planning Strategies for the 1990s1995
East King County Estate Planning CouncilEstate Planning for Nonresident Citizens and Resident Aliens1995
ACTEC NotesThe Washington Experience and Proposed Act for Binding Agreements in Trust and Estates1995
University of Montana Tax Law InstituteCharity: Is it worth it?1992
Washington State Bar's 34th Estate Planning SeminarEstate Planning for Nonresident Citizens1989