Janis A. Cunningham - Perkins Coie LLP

Janis A. Cunningham

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1989

Janis Cunningham, a partner and Chair of the firm's Personal Planning practice, has over 30 years of experience in trust and estate law.  A Fellow in the prestigious American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, she prepares estate planning documents for clients and represents them in probate and trust administration proceedings.  She advises clients in a broad range of lifetime gifting strategies, including generation skipping planning, assists in the preparation of estate and gift tax returns, and is involved in estate and trust dispute resolution proceedings.

University of WisconsinBS 1973University of Washington School of LawJ.D. 1976
American College of Trust and Estate CounselWashington State Bar AssociationKing County Bar Association

Case History

Federal Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington

Office Location

1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900
Seattle, WA 98101-3099
United States

Practice Areas

Trusts and Estates (Estate Planning, Fiduciary Duties, Gift Planning, Probate, Tax, Trust Administration)

Other Information

Gender: Female