Due to Covid–19, we want to share with you Ridgway Law Group’s response:

While our offices are closed to in-person visits, we are working with counsel and colleagues over phone and video conferences, as well as with the courts in accordance with the Washington Supreme Court rules.
We are also still available for phone or video conference meetings with our clients and potential new clients as well.

Our hearts go out to those impacted by the virus. Our firm’s priorities are the health and safety of our employees, clients, families and the community.
To that end, we are following the public health measures put in place by Governor Jay Inslee and local officials.
We are also following Winston Churchill’s advice to “Keep Calm and Carry On".

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Speaking Engagements:

  • Spring Elder Law CLE: Practical Tools to Protect Vulnerable Adults, Speaker, WSBA, 2018
  • WSBA Practice Primer:Estate Planning Track Three -- Probate and TEDRA, Speaker, Tedra Overview, WSBA, 2017
  • The Ultimate Guide to Probate, December 19, 2016. Including ethical practice considerations and concerns in probate and probate vs. non-probate assets., Speaker, The Ultimate Guide to Probate, NBI, 2016
  • TEDRA, Maintaining a Balance: Ethics and Probate Litigation: Community vs. Separate Property, KCBA, Presenter, 2015
  • Current TEDRA Issues and Updates, WSBA CLE: Estate Planning: Under the New Paradigm: If Not Estate Tax, Then What?, Presenter, 2014
  • Arbitration, Mediation or Both, WSBA 11th Annual Trust & Estate Litigation, Presenter, 2014
  • Trust and Estates Disputes Resolution Act (TEDRA), Centralia Community College Continuing Professional Education Seminar, Presenter, 2014
  • Trust and Estate Litigation: Estate Planning from a Litigator's Perspective and Current Issues, WSBA Tax Section CLE: International Tax and Estate Planning- What to Avoid and How to Plan for Your Clients, Presenter, 2013
  • Court of Appeals Sets Aside Banker’s Unintentional Estate Planning, The Codicil, RPPT Newsletter, Fall, 2010, Co-Author, 2010
  • Chair, Probate & Real Property: The Intersection Between Estates & Trusts and Real Property Issues , KCBA, 2010
  • Trust and Estate Litigation, King County Bar Association Real Property Probate & Trust Meeting, 2009
  • Probate Practice, Office Of Disciplinary Counsel, 2009
  • 11th Annual Probate Litigation, Program Chair, KCBA, 2008
  • Fiduciaries and Fiduciary Management in the 21st Century, Northwest Washington Estate Planning Council, 2008
  • Chaired CLE and Presented on Expert Witnesses and Forensic Accountings, KCBA 10th Annual Probate Litigation & Ethics, 2007
  • Program Chair and Co-Presenter: Prosecuting and Defending Will Contests , KCBA 9th Annual Probate Litigation & Ethics, 2006
  • Program Chair and Moderator of Ethics Panel, 8th Annual Probate Litigation & Ethics, 2005
  • Program Chair and Speaker: Claims of Unmarried Partners, KCBA 7th Annual Probate Ligitation & Ethics, 2004
  • Nuts and Bolts of Estate Planning and Probate Practice, Speaker, WSBA, 2004
  • Remedies & Attorneys' Fees in Trust & Estate Litigation, WSBA Trust & Estate Litigation, 2004
  • Ethics, Speaker, WSBA, 2003
  • Nuts and Bolts of Estate Planning and Probate Practice, Speaker, WSBA, 2003
  • Program Chair and Speaker: Claims of Unmarried Partners, KCBA 6th Annual Probate Litigation & Ethics, 2003
  • Nuts and Bolts of Estate Planning and Probate Practice, Speaker, WSBA, 2002
  • Program Chair and Speaker: Claims of Unmarried Partners, KCBA 5th Annual Probate Litigation & Ethics, 2002
  • Nuts and Bolts of Estate Planning and Probate Practice, Speaker, WSBA, 2001
  • Program Chair and Speaker: Challenges to Joint Tenancies & Other Non-Testamentary Dispositions, KCBA 4th Annual Probate Litigation & Ethics, 2001
  • Overview of Recent Legal Developments and Other Charges, WSBA How To Probate An Estate, 2001
  • Nuts and Bolts of Estate Planning and Probate Practice, Speaker, WSBA, 2000
  • Overview of Recent Legal Developments and Other Changes, WSBA How To Probate An Estate, 2000
  • Nuts and Bolts of Estate Planning and Probate Practice, Speaker, WSBA, 1999
  • Program Chair and Speaker: Challenges to Joint Tenancies & Other Non-Testamentary Dispositions, KCBA 2nd Annual Probate Litigation & Ethics, 1999
  • Program Chari and Speaker: Challenges to Joint Tenancies & Other Non-Testamentary Dispositions, KCBA 1st Annual Probate Litigation & Ethics, 1998
  • Challenges to Joint Tenancies & Other Non-Testamentary Dispositions, WSBA Estate Planning & Probate Litigation, 1997
  • Trust Estate and Dispute Resolution Act Committee 2005-2008

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