August marks the ten year point for legal assistant Christopher Fast with Reed Longyear! Christopher works with attorneys in the areas of Elder Law, Guardianship and Probate, and is in fact a Washington State Guardian himself. We wish you continued success for many years to come.
Attorney Michael Longyear will co-chair the Washington State Bar Association’s 19th Annual Elder Law Fall Conference on September 16th. The focus for the seminar will be “Advising Clients on Retirement and Long-Term Care Planning“. Another Reed Longyear Attorney, Carla Calogero, is currently the Chair of the Elder Law Section for the State Bar Association.
Estate taxes, inheritance taxes, death taxes. There are many names for the estate taxes and many myths and misconceptions to go with those names. Regardless of what you call them, estate taxes are a tax imposed on the value of everything you own at the moment of your death. The portion of your estate lost […]
This month we celebrate two firm anniversaries in our family law department. Erin Blower has worked with Reed Longyear as an associate attorney since 2013, and paralegal Shirlee Murphy has now been with the firm for 10 years. Your hard work and commitment are vital to our success, thank you for many wonderful years of service!
How many movies have you seen in which a young man or woman pursues a relationship with an older individual in order to gain money, status, or just better their own well-being? Conflicts occur. Problems are solved. Hilarity ensues. While Hollywood often embellishes this exploitation with comedy, the reality of these situations is much darker. […]
We are happy to announce that four Reed Longyear attorneys have been recognized during 2016 Super Lawyers nominations! Attorneys Michael Longyear and Jason Burnett were selected as 2016 Super Lawyers, while Carla Calogero and Noah Williams were selected as 2016 Rising Stars. Washington Super Lawyers uses a rigorous selection process that involves peer evaluations and nominations to choose outstanding attorneys to be recognized for their expertise and professional achievements. Congratulations to all of the Super Lawyers and Rising Stars selected this year!
Attorney Michael Longyear will be moderating a panel today for the Seattle Foundation’s PACE Seminar “Perils and Pitfalls of Planning with Art and Collectibles: What You Need to Know if your Client Wants to Donate Collections to Charity”.
This month we celebrate firm anniversaries for three attorneys in the office. Julie Sommer has now been with Reed Longyear for 8 years. Attorney Sommer practices in the areas of social security and guardianship. Personal injury attorney John Vaughey celebrates 10 years with the firm. Lastly, attorney Shane Yelish, who works in real estate and small business, has now been with us for 6 years. As always, we’re happy to recognize our devoted team!