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Lisa A. Kremer

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Phone: 253.620.6429
Fax: 253.620.6565

1201 Pacific Ave, #2100
Tacoma, Washington 98402

Primary Areas of PracticeProbates, estate planning, trusts, guardianships; business law and intellectual property.

J.D., University of Washington School of Law, 2008

M.A., University of Missouri School of Journalism, 1992

B.A., Mills College, 1990

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Washington State Courts
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Washington State Bar Association

Washington Women Lawyers

Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Tacoma Estate Planning Council

Professional History
  • Joined Firm in 2008
  • Summer associate, Gordon, Thomas, Honeywell, 2006 and 2007
  • Summer associate, Stritmatter Kessler Whelan Coluccio, 2007
  • Extern, Washington Supreme Court Chief Justice Gerry Alexander, 2007
  • Reporter, The News Tribune, Tacoma, 1993-2005
  • Intern, U.S. News & World Report, 1992
  • Research fellow, Prof. Sandra Davidson, J.D., Ph.D. (media law expert), University of Missouri School of Journalism, 1991-1992
Representative Cases/Transactions
  • Prepare wills and other estate planning documents
  • Handles probates and estate administration
  • Prepare, review and revise business contracts
  • Trust Administration Issues
  • Guardianships
  • Advise on copyright and trademark issues
Community Activities
  • Member, Pierce County - Washington Women Lawyers
  • Co-president, Pierce County - Washington Women Lawyers, 2011-12
  • President, Pierce County - Washington Women Lawyers, 2010-11
  • Chapter Member of the Year, Pierce County - Washington Women Lawyers, 2009
  • Judge, Washington Journalism Education Association annual high school contest, 1998-2004
  • Guest journalism lecturer at local schools, 1993-2005
  • Healthful cooking demonstrator, Puyallup Fair, 2003, 2004 and 2005
Honors, Publications & Presentations
  • Named to the 2012-2014 Rising Star lists by Thomson Reuters' Super Lawyers
  • Contributing Author (with Dale Carlisle), Washington Real Property Deskbook, 4th edition
  • Citations and research editor, Robert T. Anderson, Bethany Berger, Philip P. Frickey, Sarah Krakoff, American Indian Law, Cases and Commentary (Thomson West 2008)
  • National competitor, Thomas Tang National Moot Court Competition, 2007
  • Trustee scholar, Mills College
  • Co-president, Parents Attending Law School, 2007-08
  • Ms. Kremer has received many journalism awards, including the McClatchy President’s Award for Team Reporting for coverage of the Police Chief Brame shootings, 2003; Society of Professional Journalists’ awards in features and breaking news; the 1998 Jesse Laventhol Award for deadline newswriting by a team; and inclusion in 1999 Best Newspaper Writing, an annual publication of the Poynter Institute for Media Studies, for co-writing We Were Really Hanging By a Thread about a deadly avalanche on Mount Rainier.