Katie assists individuals and families in Washington and Oregon with estate planning, and trust and estate administration.
Katie also works with business owners and their families on business succession planning.
She understands that each client has specific goals and drafts primary estate planning documents tailored for the client’s individual needs. She also works closely with high-income clients, assisting with drafting, funding and implementing complex wealth transfer and income tax mitigation plans, modifying existing irrevocable trusts judicially and non-judicially, and assisting family closely held companies with succession planning.
Katie also assists individual and corporate fiduciaries with a wide range of issues, including valuation, distribution and management of assets, fiduciary income taxes, and beneficiary disputes. She also helps clients with administration matters, including preparing estate and gift tax returns and dispute resolution agreements, assisting with succession or sale of family business interests from estates, and defending high-net worth estates through IRS audit.