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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 and in IRS Audits.


Practice areas


  1. Tax: 40%
  2. Corporate: 30%
  3. Estate Planning: 30%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    I have known Darin for 19 years. You will not find a more diligent, meticulous, conscientious, or loyal counselor.


    Daniel Houser Construction and development Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John Phillip Evans

    Having worked with Darin Jensen on a complicated matter, I have true appreciation for his intelligence, trustworthyness, hard work and attention to detail.


    John Evans Construction and development Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

601 Union St Ste 2600
Seattle, WA, 98101-4000


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2015
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2014
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2012
Martindale-Hubbell/Fortune Magazine Top Ranked Law FirmMartindale-Hubbell2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior Tax ManagerClark Nuber P.S.2004 - 2010
Senior AssociateDeloitte & Touche2001 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Sacred Music FoundationTreasurer2010 - Present
First Presbyterian Church of BellevueBoard Member/Trustee2009 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
IRS Audit - Hobby Loss and Material Participation (2)Client prevailed
IRS Audit - Passive LossesClient prevailed
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Publication nameTitleDate
Spring 2011 WSBA – Real Property , Probate, & Trust NewsletterReasons to Use an Exemption Trust Despite the Portability Exemption2011
Practical Guide to Form 990Treatise for Tax Exempt Organizations - I authored sections on Unrelated Business Income, Rental Income, and Separately Stated Items2009
Washington Technology Center NewsletterUnleashing the Hidden Tax Benefits of R&D2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawN/ALL.M. Taxation2004
Seattle University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2001
Seattle Pacific UniversityEconomics and SociologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
National Business InstituteUse of LLCs in Asset Protection and Estate Planning2014
59th Annual Northwest Estate Planning ConferenceResidency, Domicile, and Choice of Law2014
Gifting and GST Tax PlanningGifting and GST Tax Planning2012
Advanced Estate Planning for Wealth ManagersThe Coalescence of Five Favorable Estate Planning Factors Making This The Perfect Time for Advanced Estate Planning2012
Seattle University - Undergraduate ProgramTax issues, succession planning, and estate planning related to family businesses2011
Seattle University - MBA Program2010 Tax Act; Estate Planning; and Succession Planning2011
CPA Firm PresentationIRS Audit Issues2009
CPA Firm PresentationTax Preparer Penalties: To Disclose or not to Disclose2008