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Rob has more than 20 years of experience representing individuals and families in estate planning strategies, including wealth preservation, tax planning and probate and trust administration.

Rob advises his clients in both the tax and non-tax aspects of estate planning, emphasizing the needs of the client with a focus on providing personal and multi-generational service.

He also advises clients in connection with prenuptial agreements, same-sex marriage, domestic partnerships, and joint property agreements.

Professional Activities

  • King County Bar Association, Member
    • Real Property and Probate Section
    • Guardianship and Elder Law Section

Community Activities

  • Chamwino Connect, Board Member, 2018-Present
  • People with AIDS, Volunteer Attorney, 1995-Present

News & Insights

News & Insights


  • "Estate Planning for LGBT Individuals and Families," QLAW-LGBT Legal Issues and Legal Clinic Training, April 2013
  • "Securing the Property: Everything From Changing the Locks to Inventory and Appraisals," KCBA Annual Probate Seminar, 2010-2012
  • "Marshalling Assets, Identify the Types of Property, Community vs. Separate; Probate and Non-Probate," KCBA Annual Probate Seminar, 2007-2009


  • Washington, 1995


  • J.D., University of Minnesota School of Law, 1980
  • B.A., St. Mary’s College, 1977

Honors & Recognition

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating
  • 2010 Top Lawyer, Seattle Metropolitan magazine
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