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  1. Estate Planning: 70%
    41 years
  2. Tax: 20%
    41 years
  3. Probate: 10%
    41 years


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  • Karen A. Meckstroth

    Fil has a thorough knowledge of tax and estate planning law and sharp analytical skills. His approach is thoughtful and thorough, and he treats clients with respect. Whether a client needs only a basic plan or has a large, complex estate, clients receive exceptional service from Fil.


    Karen Meckstroth Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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Rimon, PC

500 Yale Avenue N
1st Floor
Seattle, WA, 98109


NMAuthorized to practice law198110/20/2009
DCInactive 197507/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Washington SuperlawyerSuperLawyers2014
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2011
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Best Lawyers in the Puget Sound Region - Tax; Trusts & EstatesPuget Sound Business Journal2010
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2010
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2009
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2008
Northern California Super LawyersSan Francisco Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine2008
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2007
The Best Lawyers in the Bay Area - Estate PlanningBay Area Lawyer Magazine2007
Northern California Super LawyersSan Francisco Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine2007
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2006
Northern California Super LawyersSan Francisco Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine2006
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2005
Northern California Super LawyersSan Francisco Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine2005
Northern California Super LawyersSan Francisco Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine2004
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2004
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2003
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2002
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2001
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2000
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America1999
Outstanding ContributionNew Mexico State Bar1982
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerRimon Law Group, Inc.2014 - Present
Counsel to the FirmLane Powell PC2009 - 2014
PartnerBeck Ross Bismonte & Finley2008 - 2009
Shareholder; of CounselHopkins & Carley2002 - 2008
DirectorHoward Rice1988 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Society of Trust and Estate PractitionersMember2012 - Present
Estate Planning Council of SeattleMember2009 - Present
Washington Planned Giving CouncilMember2009 - Present
State Bar of New MexicoMember1981 - Present
Santa Clara County Estate Planning CouncilMember2002 - 2008
Silicon Valley Planned Giving CouncilMember2002 - 2008
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
F. W. WOOLWORTH CO v. TAXATION AND REVENUE DEPARTMENT OF the STATE OF NEW MEXICO., 459 US 961, 103 S Ct 274 (1982)For the taxpayer
UNITED STATES V. ESTELLE O. NASH, 447 F.2d 1382 (4th Cir., 1971)For the Defendant
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Publication nameTitleDate
Seattle Business MagazinePaying It forward -- Options for Charitable Giving2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawTaxLL.M - Master of Law In Taxation1975
University of Chicago Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1969
University of VirginiaEnglishOther - Bachelors1966
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Piecing the Puzzle Together: Making Planned Giving Part of Your Annual PlanFederal and State Estate Tax Update and Implications for Planned Giving2010
KCBA Real Property Probate and Trust Law October Section MeetingTrust and Charitable Planning in 2010 - Ideas to Consider2010
7th Annual Trust & Estate Litigation SeminarTax Consequences of TEDRA Settlements2010
Estate Planning SeminarCharitable Gifts of Interests in Real Estate2003
Current Issues In Museum Management SeminarTax and Legal Update - UBIT, etc.2001