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Andrew W. Heinz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Bellingham, WA

Barron Smith Daugert, PLLC
300 North Commercial Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone: 360-733-0212
Fax: 360-647-1902
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2019
Licensed in Washington Since: 2005
Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate, Business/Corporate

About Andrew W. Heinz

First Admitted: 2005, Washington

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • "Business Succession Planning: Constructing and Implementing a Succession Plan for Closely Held and Family Business,” Co-Author with Garon Jones, Business Law Section, WSBA (Winter 2010-2011).,
  • Speaker, "Probate Process from A to Z," National Business Institute CLE (December 2010)
  • Speaker, "Drafting Basic Estate Planning Documents," National Business Institute CLE (November 2010)
  • Speaker, "Ethical Management of Client Trust Accounts," National Business Institute and West LegalEdcenter (January 2010)
  • Speaker, "Ethical Considerations," Trusts 101, National Business Institute CLE (May 2009, May 2010)
  • Speaker, "Annual Case Law and Legislative Update," Annual Trust and Estate Litigation Seminar: Handling the Challenges, WSBA CLE (April 2009)
  • Speaker, "Drafting Wills and Common Trusts: Best Practices," Estate Planning: Fundamentals, Forms and Ethics, WSBA CLE (August 2011)
  • "Upcoming Changes to Washington Probate and Trust Law," Speaker, Washington Academy of Elder Law Attorneys 2011 Fall CLE and Annual Meeting (October 2011)
  • "Estate Administration Procedures", Speaker, NBI, 2013
  • "Guardian's Fees", Speaker, WSBA, 2013
  • Impact of Marriage on Estate Planning and Probate, Speaker, Whatcom County Bar Association, 2013
  • Guardianship Fees in DSHS Cases, Author, WSBA Real Property Probate & Trust Section Newsletter, 2013
  • "Estate Planning Fundamentals", Speaker, WSBA, 2012
  • "Trusts Used for Tax Reduction", Speaker, Trusts 101, National Business Institute, 2015
  • "Marital Deduction Planning in the Age of Portability", WSBA Real Property Probate and Trust Midyear Meeting, Presenter, 2017

Educational Background

  • University of Arizona, BS, 2001
  • University of Oregon, JD, 2005


  • Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, 2019
  • Recognized in Trust and Estates, Best Lawyers in America (2020), 2019

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Board of Directors, Whatcom Museum, 2017

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, 2019
  • Board of Directors, Peahealth St. Joseph Medical Center Foundation, 2019
  • Secretary, Northwest Washington Estate Planning Council, 2017
  • WSBA Representative to the Certified Professional Guardian Board, 2015
  • Editorial Board Member, Real Property Probate and Trust Section of the Washington State Bar Association, 2015
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Office Location for Andrew W. Heinz

300 North Commercial Street
Bellingham, WA 98225

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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