Anna’s practice focuses on estate planning, taxation, probate, and trust administration matters. She enjoys working with a broad range of clients, from young families looking to secure their children’s future, to clients in need of sophisticated tax planning. Anna frequently represents fiduciaries of trusts and estates to navigate difficult financial decisions and provide expert guidance in high-conflict situations.
Anna graduated from Seattle University School of Law, magna cum laude, and earned her Masters of Law in Taxation from the University of Washington. While in law school, Anna studied global human rights advocacy at the Mandela Institute at the University of the Witwatersrand School of Law in Johannesburg, South Africa, and was a legal clerk to the Honorable Richard McDermott at the King County Superior Court.
Anna is a frequent speaker on trust, estate, and taxation topics, and was recently published as the author of the Washington State Bar Association’s Deskbook on the topic of federal and Washington State Estate and Gift Taxation. Anna is currently serving as the Probate and Trust Council Director for the Washington State Bar Association's Real Property, Probate & Trust Section. She has previously served on its Executive Committee and as its Newsletter Editor, writing articles on noteworthy trust and estate issues. Anna is concurrently serving on the Executive Committee of the Estate Planning Council of Seattle. Anna has previously served as the past chair of the WSBA Taxation Section’s Estate and Gift Tax Committee and the past chair of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Planned Giving Advisory Committee.
Professional Activities and Memberships
Washington State Bar Association, Real Property, Probate & Trust Section
Estate Planning Council of Seattle
Washington State Bar Association, Taxation Section
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Washington Women in Tax
King County Bar Association, Real Property, Probate & Trust Section
Washington First Responders Will Clinic Volunteer
Speaking Engagements and Publications
Awards and Recognition