Personal and affordable estate planning and elder law services for elders and their families.
I created the firm Estates and Elders Law PLLC to help elders and their families plan and navigate the legal and social issues that come with aging. I provide estate and care planning and help for those families coping with a loved one's care or loss.
Practicing law is a later-in-life career for me. I attended law school following a 33 year career in telecommunications and application software - most of that in sales. It was a career high sale that yielded the sales commission that would pay for my career change and law school tuition.
And it was my mother's six year journey with Alzheimer's disease that yielded the inspiration to prepare for the opportunity to help others who unfortunately must travel the same path. It was my great privilege to help my mother during her time of need.
I was fortunate to become an elder law attorney to help families like ours during their time of need.
|Attorney at Law||Estates and Elders Law PLLC||2016 - Present|
|Associate||Elder Law Group PLLC||2015 - 2016|
|Legal Intern||Lynn St. Louis Law Office PLLC (now Elder Law Group PLLC)||2013 - 2015|
|Rule 9 Legal Intern||University Legal Assistance, Gonzaga Law School||2012 - 2014|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Washington State Bar Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|Spokane County Bar Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|Senior Action Network of Eastern Washington||Member||2013 - Present|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys||Member||2012 - Present|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Washington chapter)||Member||2012 - Present|
|Gonzaga University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2014|
|Ohio State University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1974|
|National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors||Qualifying for Medicaid LTC & Asset Preservation||2015|
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