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Dorothy K Foster

Tax Attorney at Bainbridge Island, WA

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 32 years
    State WA
    Acquired 1991
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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SEATTLE OFFICE:

411 University Street, Suite 1200

Seattle WA 98101

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Location

Foster Law Group, PLLC
177 Hall Brothers Loop NW
Bainbridge Island, WA, 98110-1889

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Posted by anonymous | December 9, 2014
Great Estate Lawyer
We use Dorothy for our complex estate planning and she is not only very good and very experienced, she has a very nice way about her and is the kind of person you can respect in all matters. She is a real keeper and we appreciate her ethics and desire to always do what's right. She is the kind of person you can trust to always look after your best interests.
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AVVO RATING 8.2 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Associate
  • Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP
  • 2011 - 2011
  • Attorney
  • Gores & Blais, PS
  • 2011 - 2011

Education

  • University of Nebraska College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • N/A
  • University of Colorado - Boulder
  • MA - Masters
  • N/A
  • Washington State University
  • MA - Masters
  • N/A
  • Washington State University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • N/A
  • Whitman College
  • N/A
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Associations

  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
  • President, Seattle Branch
  • 2010 - Present
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Uniform Nonprofit Act Task Force
  • 2010 - Present
  • Washington State Bar Association, Estate and Gift Tax Committee
  • 1996 - Present
  • King County Bar Foundation
  • Former Trustee
  • N/A
  • Washington State University Foundation Investment Committee
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Seattle Estate Planning Council
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Kitsap County Estate Planning Council
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Washington State Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Section
  • Member
  • N/A
  • King County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Five Star Wealth Manager
  • Seattle Magazine
  • 2012
  • Five Star Wealth Manager
  • Seattle Magazine
  • 2011
  • Five Star Wealth Manager
  • Seattle Magazine
  • 2010
  • Washington's Most Amazing Attorneys
  • Washington CEO
  • 2006
  • Martindale-Hubbell "AV" (higest) rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • N/A
  • Order of the Coif
  • University of Nebraska College of Law
  • N/A
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Publications

  • Kitsap Sun
  • New Estate Tax Established in May
  • 2005
  • Unknown
  • Nonprofit Client Alert
  • 2005
  • Bainbridge Review
  • Breakfast of business champs
  • 2004
  • Unknown
  • Washington State Inheritance Tax
  • 2003
  • Seattle Times
  • Could estate be depleted by cost of husband's care
  • 2003
  • Seattle Times
  • They make a living by guiding the giving
  • 1999
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Speaking Engagements

  • STEP Seattle
  • Crafting the Cross-Border Estate Plan
  • 2013
  • UW Educational Outreach
  • Estate Planning
  • 2012
  • STEP - Pacific Rim Conference
  • Ownership of U.S. Non-Income Producing Property by Nonresident Alien
  • 2011
  • STEP - Canada
  • Issues in U.S.-Canada Cross-Border Estate Planning
  • 2009
  • Eastside Estate Planning Council - International Estate Planning
  • Planning for the Cross-Border Family
  • 2009
  • Washington State Bar Association - CLE
  • International Estate Planning
  • 2008
  • Children's Hospital Foundation - Philanthropic & Legacy Planning for Professional Advisors
  • Estate Planning Considerations for the International Estate
  • 2007
  • University of Washington School of Law Graduate Tax Program - Adjunct Professor
  • International Estate Planning
  • 2004
  • Kitsap County Estate Planning Council
  • Washington Estate Tax; Update
  • 2004
  • Attorney CPA Tax Clinic
  • International Estate Planning
  • 2004
  • ABA RPPT Mid-year Meeting
  • Law Office Technology
  • 2004
  • WSU Foundation Annual Meeting
  • Charitable Giving Update
  • 2003
  • King County Bar Foundation
  • Estate Planning Update
  • 2003
  • International Society of CPAs
  • International Estate Planning
  • 2003
  • Washington State Bar Association RPPT Mid-year Meeting
  • International Estate Planning
  • 2002
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Tax Exempt Organizations
  • 2002
  • Washington Law Institute
  • International Estate Planning
  • 2002
  • Kitsap County Estate Planning Council
  • Charitable Giving
  • 2002
  • Attorney CPA Tax Clinic
  • International Estate Planning Update
  • 2002
  • Providence Hospital Foundation CLE
  • Categories of Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • 2001
  • Northwest Giving Project
  • Program-Related Investments
  • 2001
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Attorney endorsements

Received (2)
Given (2)
Endorse Dorothy
Estate planning Attorney | Mar 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have regularly referred clients to this attorney for complex estate planning matters. In addition, she is experienced in all matters concerning non-profit tax exempt organizations."
Estate planning Attorney | Jan 18
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I strongly endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Dorothy on some extremely complicated cross-border tax issues and have been impressed with her ability to penetrate the complexity to find effective and practical solutions, her commitment to the highest level of client service and her knowledge of the law. She is known as the “go to” trust and estates lawyer on Bainbridge Island, for good reason, and is highly respected by clients and colleagues alike."

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Bainbridge Island Tax Lawyer Dorothy K Foster
Dorothy K Foster
Tax Attorney
Bainbridge Island, WA
Licensed for 32 years