Angela Macey-Cushman

Top rated elder law attorney in Seattle, Washington

Somers Tamblyn Isenhour Bleck PLLC
Angela Macey-Cushman
Somers Tamblyn Isenhour Bleck PLLC

Practice Areas: Elder law, Estate planning & probate

Licensed in Washington since: 2006

Education: Seattle University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2022 Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2012, 2014 - 2016

Somers Tamblyn Isenhour Bleck PLLC

701 Pike St
Suite 1510
Seattle, WA 98101 Phone: 206-443-8600 Email: Angela Macey-Cushman Visit website

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Angela specializes in estate planning, special needs trusts, and planning for long-term care and disability benefits.  Her clients range in age from the very young to those in their 90’s and beyond. 

Prior to joining STIB, Angela was a registered nurse and a litigation attorney.  She joined the firm in order to work with Barbara Isenhour and Sean Bleck, both leaders in the field with decades of experience advising seniors and disabled individuals. Now a Member of the firm, Angela works to continue the firm’s tradition of competent and compassionate representation for every client at every stage of life.

Angela is also a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at the Seattle University School of Law, where she teaches the Estate and Disability Planning Clinic and has taught Trusts and Estates.  She is a frequent guest lecturer and presenter for law students and attorneys.

In addition to her practice and teaching, Angela serves on the Executive Committee of the Washington State Bar Association’s Elder Law Section, and on the board of the Washington Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.  She is also on the Advisor Committee for the King County Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, and was herself a volunteer ombudsman in long-term care facilities before becoming a lawyer.  She is a former Board member of the Washington Association for Justice and the King County Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division Board of Trustees.  Angela also speaks upon request at local senior centers and low-income housing events for seniors.

Angela is peer-rated AV (Preeminent) by Martindale-Hubble and is rated 10/Superb on Avvo.com.  She is a 2017-2022 “Super Lawyer."  She was the 2010 recipient of the Washington Association for Justice “Outstanding New Lawyer” Award, for her work representing clients in medical negligence claims.

She and her family live in the Blue Ridge neighborhood of Seattle.  

First Admitted: 2006, Washington

Professional Webpage: http://stiblaw.com/our-attorneys/angela-macey-cushman/

Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • US Court of Federal Claims (Vaccine Claims), 2014
Educational Background:
  • Masters of Health Administration, 2001
  • Masters of Nursing (Care Systems Management), 2001
  • University of Washington, Bachelors of Science in Nursing, 1999
  • J.D., cum laude, May 2006, 2006
Honors/Awards:
  • President's Scholar, Seattle University School of Law, 2005
  • Outstanding Young Lawyer (Ready to Soar), Washington State Association for Justice, 2010
  • Super Lawyer, SuperLawyers, 2018
  • President's Scholar, Seattle University School of Law, 2003
  • Cum Laude, Seattle University School of Law, 2006
  • Super Lawyers “Rising Star” for 2010-2012, 2014-2016
  • Martindale.com, Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale.com, 2018
  • President's Scholar, Seattle University School of Law, 2004
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Seattle University School of Law, 2003
  • SuperLawyer, SuperLawyers, 2017
  • Avvo, Avvo rating 10.0/Superb, Avvo.com, 2018
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Chapter Co-Author, Washington Health Law Manual, 2006
  • Guest Lecturer, Legal Aspects of Nursing, University Of Washington School Of Nursing; Seattle University College Of Nursing, 2015
  • Co-Editor-in-Chief, Washington State Medical Negligence Deskbook, Washington State Association For Justice, 2016
  • Probate Bootcamp, National Business Institute Seminar, December 2017, Presenter, The Probate Process from Start to Finish, 2017
  • Author, Estate Planning Issues for Plaintiffs: Seven Key Questions to Avoid Trouble", Trial News, April 2018, 2018
  • Presenter, Medicaid and Other Benefit Requirements of Special Needs Trusts, National Business Institute Seminar, June 2018, 2018
  • "Trusts 101", Presenter, Estate Planning for the Disabled, National Business Institute Seminar, July 2018, 2018
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Ingraham Highschool Performing Arts Booster Club Board Member, 2019
  • End of Life Washington Advisory Board, Member, 2018
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Washington Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, board member, 2021
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, Seattle University, 2022
  • Adjunct Professor, Seattle University School of Law, https://law.seattleu.edu/faculty/profiles/adjunct/angela-macey-cushman- Classes: Trusts and Estates; Estate and Disability Planning Clinic  , 2019
  • King County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Past Trustee, 2007
  • WSBA Elder Law Section Co-Chair, 2019
  • WSAJ, Past Member of the Board of Governors, Medical Negligence Section Leader, and Roundtable Leader
  • Washington Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 2018
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Washington Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 2017
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys NAELA.org, 2018
  • Washington State Association for Justice, Medical Negligence Section, Co-Chair, 2016
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 2017
  • Title 11 Guadian ad Litem, 2018
Industry Groups:
  • Benefits Planning
  • Long-term Care Planning

Office location for Angela Macey-Cushman

701 Pike St
Suite 1510
Seattle, WA 98101

Selections

6 Years Super Lawyers
6 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2010 - 2012, 2014 - 2016

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