Sally Jeffers

ATTORNEY AT LAW
CURRENT PRACTICE

Sally's core practice centers on four principal areas:

  • • Estate Planning
  • • Probate and Trust Administration
  • • General Business
  • • Marital and Domestic Partnership Agreements

She helps clients make and implement important decisions affecting their families and their businesses. Some examples include:

  • · Preparing basic estate planning documents (Wills, Trust, Durable
    Powers of Attorney & Health Care Directives, Community Property
    Survivorship Agreements)
  • · Developing strategies for minimizing estate tax
  • · Overseeing planning for retirement benefits in order to maximize
    deferral of income tax
  • · Establishing trusts to protect minor, disabled or other vulnerable
    beneficiaries
  • · Forming business entities such as corporations or limited liability
    companies
  • · Drafting buy-sell agreements for closely held businesses
  • · Assisting with corporate record-keeping
  • · Explaining the “fiduciary” duties and responsibilities associated
    with acting as a trustee, attorney-in-fact, personal representative
    or guardian
  • · Negotiating agreements to resolve disputes over Wills or Trusts
  • · Advocating on behalf of clients entering into prenuptial or other
    types of property status agreements
EDUCATION
  • · LL.M in Taxation, University of Washington, 2001
  • · JD, Willamette University College of Law, 1994
  • · B.A. Editorial Journalism, University of Washington, 1991
    (Phi Betta Kappa)
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • · Washington State Bar Association (active member)
  • · King County Bar Association (active member)
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • · Law Office of Sally A. Jeffers, P.S. (2005 – present)
  • · Reed Longyear Malnati & Ahrens PLLC (2004 – 2005)
  • · Mullavey Prout Grenley & Foe, :LLP (2002 – 2004)
  • · Anderson Hunter Law Firm, P.S. (1994 – 2000)
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
  • · Endowment for Equal Justice (past board member 2002 – 2010)
  • · Ballard Rotary (past member 2005 – 2007)
  • · WSBA Lawyers Assistance Program
    (past committee member 2004 – 2006)