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Rani Kay Sampson

Real estate Attorney at Wenatchee, WA

4.2   5 reviews
  • Licensed for 17 years
    State WA
    Acquired 2006
    Active No misconduct found

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About Rani

Learn Rani’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Real estate
    Representation of clients in the acquisition, disposition, exchange, financing, ground leasing, leasing and development of improved and unimproved real estate, negotiating and drafting commercial leases.

    18 years

  2. Probate
    Putting ownership of assets into the right people's names and helping families through difficult times.

    9 years

  3. Business
    Entity formation, LLC Agreements, Entity maintenance, asset purchase agreements.

    18 years

  4. Wills and living wills
    Estate planning, wills, health care directives, estate-tax planning, and succession planning.

    18 years

  5. Limited liability company (LLC)
    LLCs can protect clients from certain liabilities.

    9 years


Overcast Law Offices, PS
23 S. Wenatchee Ave. #320
Wenatchee, WA, 98801
Rani Kay Sampson
1115 Central Avenue South
Quincy, WA, 98848
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4.2 / 5.0
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Posted by Trang | June 7, 2013
Rani Sampson
Rani is incredibly sensitive to her client's needs and communicates in a way that is very effective, efficient, and considerate. To someone who has never dealt with attorneys, Rani made the process of the lawsuit as pain free as possible- explaining every detail without hesitation or frustration. She is very good at negotiating and making sure that the wants and needs of her clients are addressed carefully and made well known by the opposing party. We were very lucky to have her work alongside us, as we went through a challenging time. I am impressed by her hard work, resilience, and dependability. She worked tirelessly to ensure that our family was taken care of and continued to advocate for us when we didn't know what to do anymore. Rani is a gem of an attorney and I am very lucky to know someone as dedicated to her work as she is. It is clear that she is very client centered and works to ensure that the relationship is based on trust and honesty.
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Posted by anonymous | August 9, 2012
Real Estate
We hired Rani after another lawyer mishandled our case. We felt we were in good hands from our inital conversation with Rani due to her confediant personality which put us at easy. She handled every question in a very professional and knowledgable manner. If there were outstanding issues she was prompt to get answers back to us quickly and what I really loved is she would clearly explain both sides of our issue so that we could make an imformed decision on how to proceed that we were comfortable with. I would highly recommend Rani.
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Posted by anonymous | June 5, 2011
Highly recommended.
Rani always got back to me promptly. Her research and foresight anticipated both bogus and legitimate arguments from the other side that I never would have thought to consider. She made one significant scheduling error, but promptly corrected it so it didn't impact my case or otherwise inconvenience me. Rani was both professional and personable.
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Posted by James | December 18, 2009
Homeowner Association Legal Issue
Ms. Sampson of the Sampson Law Office provided outstanding assistance to our Homeowner Association. We had stumbled along with another attorney when we called Ms. Sampson for assistance. Most favorable experience!!! She was very quick to identify the key issues and to recommend an amicable solution for all parties involved. Her conduct was fair, honest and most professional. Her experience in real estate law and her negotiation skills led to a quick, fair and solid agreement. We will continue to use her and would recommend her to other homeowner associations.
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Posted by anonymous | August 1, 2023
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Didn't remember me
Contacted Rani by email and phone. Gave detailed information about my case. She indicated she was writing down the details, would put it in my file. I then set up consultation. Just before the appt, my father died. I told the office manager I would reschedule. I emailed Rani and told her I was ready to start the lawsuit. She obviously didn't remember me, or the info I had already given her. Made a big deal about how much she makes per hour and she was losing this by taking down my info. She then wanted a $10,000 retainer said and it would be $35,000 before anything would get done. She recommended I just sell the property. Regarding the lawsuit I had done nothing wrong, and the case was about neighbors violating easements and not following standard construction procedures. It was really straight forward, they were in violation of the law. Period. I had documentation, photos, videos, notes, and texts, easements, and proof. I had money too.
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AVVO RATING 9.1 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Part-Time Court Commissioner
  • Chelan County Superior Court
  • 2017 - Present
  • Associate
  • Overcast Law Offices, PS
  • 2011 - Present
  • Principal
  • Sampson Law Firm
  • 2008 - Present
  • Associate
  • Oseran Hahn Spring Straight & Watts, PS
  • 2006 - 2008
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  • University of Oregon School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2005
  • Ohio State University, Columbus
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • N/A


  • Wenatchee Valley College Foundation
  • Board Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • Quincy Chamber of Commerce
  • Board Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Chelan-Douglas Land Trust
  • Finance Committee
  • 2012 - Present
  • Chelan-Douglas County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Wenatchee Sunrise Rotary
  • Foundation Chair
  • 2011 - Present
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2006 - Present
  • East King County Bar Association
  • Secretary
  • 2008 - 2009
  • East King County Bar Association
  • Trustee
  • 2008 - 2011
  • King County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2006 - 2011
  • Campaign for Equal Justice
  • Volunteer
  • 2006 - 2008
  • Eastside Legal Assistance Program
  • Volunteer
  • 2006 - 2011
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2002 - 2007
  • American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trusts
  • Member
  • 2002 - 2007
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2012
  • Law Review Online/Systems Editor
  • Oregon Law Review
  • 2005
  • Law Review Editor
  • Oregon Law Review
  • 2004

Speaking Engagements

  • Elder Law and Medicaid Planning
  • Long-Term Care Planning: Types, Cost, and Funding Options
  • 2015

Attorney endorsements

Received (10)
Given (8)
Endorse Rani
Real estate Attorney | Apr 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Rani is knowledgeable, responsive and helpful. I wouldn't hesitate to refer my clients to her."
Real estate Attorney | Feb 07
Relationship: Co-worker
"Rani is an excellent advocate for her clients and always going beyond what is expected in reaching the best possible resolution."
Unknown Attorney | Jun 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Rani is a smart attorney with a common sense approach. She has a way of making complex matters easy to understand. Perhaps just as importantly, she genuinely cares about her clients and their needs. I fully endorse Rani."
Real estate Attorney | Jan 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Real estate Attorney | Aug 29
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have worked or consulted with Rani on several matters, including a short sale, a probate, and a guardianship. In each case she exhibited legal expertise, thoughtful insight and professionalism. She is thorough, caring and highly competent. I would enthusiastically hire her myself or recommend her to friends and family."
Employment and labor Attorney | May 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Aug 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Real estate Attorney | Apr 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"It would be difficult to identify an attorney with a greater breadth and depth of knowledge and experience than Rani. She is a true professional, highly competent and personable. I recommend her unconditionally."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Rani Sampson is a bright and creative attorney. I have had the opportunity to observe her in court and in the classroom. She is always well prepared and she represents her clients with passion and dedication. I wholly endorse this attorney."
Real estate Attorney | Feb 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Rani is committed to her clients' work and is determined to do her very best. She is knowledgeable, confident, and trustworthy."
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