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Sandra J. Rovai

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Phone: 253.620.6500
Fax: 253.620.6565

1201 Pacific Ave, #2100
Tacoma, Washington 98402

Primary Areas of PracticeEstate Planning, Shareholder and Estate Litigation, Business Organizations and Transactions, Taxation

J.D., University of Puget Sound School of Law, 1992
cum laude

B.A., Business Administration, Washington State University, 1987
cum laude

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Washington State Courts
U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Washington State Bar Association

Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association

Professional History
  • Joined the firm, 1992
  • Certified Public Accountant, 1987
  • Instructor, Drafting Estate Planning Documents, University of Puget Sound School of Law
  • Lecturer for the Washington State Bar Association and Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association
  • Adjunct Professor, MBA program, University of Washington-Tacoma, Milgard School of Business
Representative Cases/Transactions
  • Represent high-net-worth family business owners with corporate, succession and estate planning
  • Defend personal representatives in estate disputes and will contests
Community Activities
  • School Volunteer
Honors, Publications & Presentations
  • "Fiduciary Duties in Estate Planning," Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association, 1998
  • "Representing the Growing or Maturing Closely Held Business," Washington State Bar Association, 1998
  • “Key Issues in Estate Planning and Probate in Washington,” National Business Institute, 2005
  • "Roadblocks In Probate: How to Deal With Common Challenges," National Business Institute, 2007