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Billy is a tax attorney whose practice focuses primarily on transactional business matters and estate planning.

Billy represents organizations in the design, implementation and operation of Employee Stock Ownership Plans (“ESOPs”). In addition, he counsels clients on business entity formation choices, including the tax issues involved with S-Corporations, LLCs and Partnerships. Billy’s estate planning practice includes advising clients in estate planning and probate law, as well as probate litigation. He advises representatives in the administration of wills and trusts, represents beneficiaries in disputed wills and trusts and the drafting and negotiation of TEDRA agreements.

Professional Activities

  • Campaign for Equal Justice, Board Member, 2021-present
  • ESOP Association, NW Chapter, Member
  • Spokane County Bar Association (SCBA), Member
    • Young Lawyer’s Division, Board, 2011-2015
  • Spokane Estate Planning Council, Member
  • Washington State Bar Association (WSBA), Member
    • Real Property, Probate and Trust Section, Executive Committee, 2017-2019

Community Activities

  • Innovia Foundation, Gift Planning and Marketing Committee, 2019-present
  • Spokane Public Library Foundation, Advisory Board, 2015-2018
  • Spokane Salvation Army, Advisory Board, 2011-2018
  • Spokane Scholars Foundation, Board, 2011-present

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Speaking Engagements

Past Appearances


  • Washington, 2010


  • LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law, 2010
  • J.D., University of Arizona, Rogers College of Law, 2009
    • Certificate in International Trade and Business Law
  • B.A., University of Washington, 2004

Honors & Recognition

  • Rising Star, Washington Super Lawyers, 2014-present
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