PRACTICE AREAS: Business, Estate Planning, Land Use, Probate, Tax
Jim has handled a majority of the large mergers and acquisitions in the Tacoma-Pierce County area during the last thirty years. Jim works with individuals and businesses from a diverse client base in the areas of corporate, business and real estate law as well as in sophisticated estate planning. He has significant experience in business and personal counseling, mergers and acquisitions and commercial contracting, as well as a technical knowledge of estate and gift tax laws. Jim also implements complex charitable giving plans for high-net-worth families and business owners.
Jim attended the University of Oregon earning his B.S. in 1964 and his J.D. in 1967. While attending the University of Oregon, Jim was a Member of Phi Delta Phi, International Legal Society.
PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
- Member, Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association
- Member, Washington State Bar Association
- Member, American Bar Association
- Emeritus Director, Mary Bridge Children’s Foundation
- Judge Advocate, Tacoma Yacht Club
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
Jim is an avid skier and boater and dedicates much of his free time to supporting Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital, Foss Waterway Seaport, the Museum of Glass, and the Tacoma Yacht Club.