Angela Macey-Cushman

Angela Macey-Cushman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in Seattle, WA

Somers Tamblyn Isenhour Bleck PLLC
 | 701 Pike St, Suite 1510
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: 2064438600
Fax: 206-382-9109
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2019
Selected To Rising Stars: 2010 - 2012, 2014 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Elder Law (50%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (50%)
Attorney Profile

Angela is a Seattle estate planning attorney.  Her practice also includes a blend of elder law, disability planning, and probate.  Her clients range from young urban professionals to centenarian retirees.

Before earning her law degree, Angela Macey-Cushman was a nurse, manager, and researcher in the area of aging and long-term care. These experiences inform her legal practice and her approach to advising clients and their families.  She is also a mother of two school-age sons.  Her husband is employed in the tech industry.  She loves assisting younger individuals and families with their long-range estate planning questions.

Angela graduated with honors from Seattle University School of Law in 2006, where she was Article Editor for the Seattle Journal for Social Justice. She earned degrees in Nursing and Health Administration from the University of Washington in 1999 and 2001. She is an Adjunct Professor at the Seattle University School of Law, and she serves on the Advisory Board of End of Life Washington.  She is also the CLE Co-Chair of the WSBA Elder Law section (Fall 2018).  She currently serves on the KCBA Judiciary and Litigation Committee, and is a past member of the King County Bar Association (KCBA) Young Lawyers Division Board of Trustees.

Angela is peer-rated AV (Preeminent) by Martindale-Hubble and is rated 10.0/Superb by the online service She is a 2017 and 2018 “Super Lawyer,” was a Super Lawyer Rising Star for several years, and received the WSAJ Outstanding New Lawyer award in 2010. Angela has served on the Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) Board of Governors, and has led various WSAJ sections and roundtables. She is Co-Editor and Chapter Author of the Washington State Medical Negligence Deskbook. 

Somers Tamblyn Isenhour Bleck, PLLC is a Seattle-area law firm that assists families, individuals, and professionals with special needs trusts, guardianships, estate planning, disability benefits, long-term care planning, probate, and family law. Founded on the firm’s decades of experience, STIB attorneys bring a holistic approach to the legal issues surrounding aging and disability.

About Angela Macey-Cushman

Admitted: 2006, Washington

Professional Webpage:


  • 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 Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating,, 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,, 2018

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs Accredited Attorney VA Accredited, 2010
  • US Court of Federal Claims (Vaccine Claims), 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • 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, 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

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Ingraham Highschool Performing Arts Booster Club Board Member, 2019
  • End of Life Washington Advisory Board, Member, 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

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

Industry Groups

  • Benefits Planning
  • Long-term Care Planning
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Office Location for Angela Macey-Cushman

701 Pike St
Suite 1510
Seattle, WA 98101

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Last Updated: 5/13/2019

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