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I am honored to practice at Aiken, St. Louis & Siljeg, P.S., a firm known for its values of ethics, service, commitment, dedication, and results. My practice areas are primarily estate planning, probate, guardianship, & business law.

Prior to practicing law, I proudly served in the United States Coast Guard. After graduation from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, I was a deck watch officer, driving one of the Coast Guard’s 180’ buoy tenders out of San Francisco, CA. I transferred to Seattle in 1997 where I worked as a Marine Vessel Inspector, inspecting a variety of commercial vessels, and as a Coast Guard Marine Casualty and Personnel Investigator.  As an investigator, I was tasked with various casualties including: vessel collisions, alisions, near misses, and violations of the Coast Guard regulations. I also represented the Coast Guard in Suspension and Revocation Proceedings against merchant mariners for violations of laws and regulations. My work as a CG Investigator inspired me to pursue a legal career.  After serving in the Coast Guard, I went to law school and practiced primarily maritime law.  After several years of practicing, I decided to focus on estate planning, probate, and guardianship.  I am passionate about helping people and families with getting their estate plans in order - emergency preparedness as I like to call it.  The maritime industry remains very near and dear to my heart.

In my free time I like to engage my children in random extracurricular activities, to garden, to downhiill ski, and to dream of the day when my body will work efficiently again so that I may return to the sports and activities of my former years, especially soccer!



Practice areas


  1. Probate: 30%
  2. Estate Planning: 30%
  3. Guardianship: 30%
  4. Corporate: 10%



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Aiken, St. Louis & Siljeg, P.S.

1200 Norton Building
801 Second Avenue
Seattle, WA, 98104

Aiken, St. Louis & Siljeg, P.S.

801 Second Avenue, Suite 1200
Norton Building, Floor 12
Seattle, WA, 98104



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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyAiken, St. Louis & Siljeg, P.S.2014 - Present
AttorneyBaxter Law PLLC2009 - 2014
AssociateHolmes Weddle & Barcott2005 - 2009
Marine Casualty Investigator & Suspension and Revocation OfficerU.S. Coast Guard1999 - 2001
Commercial Vessel InspectorU.S. Coast Guard1997 - 1999
Ship DriverU.S. Coast Guard1995 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
United States Coast Guard AcademyCTBS - Bachelor of Science1995