Julie R. Sommer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in Seattle, WA

Attorney at Law
 | 701 Fifth Ave, Suite 4640
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-729-2806
Fax: 206-839-5702
Selected To Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (50%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (30%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Social Security Disability (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Julie R. Sommer is the founder and owner of Julie R. Sommer, Attorney at Law in Seattle, Washington. A top-rated lawyer with more than 17 years of legal experience, Ms. Sommer provides exceptional representation and support to clients throughout Seattle and King County and all across the Puget Sound region who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    • Trust and estate planning
    • Probate and trust administration
    • Trust and estate litigation
    • Contested guardianships
    • Social Security appeals
    • General civil litigation

    Among her legal credentials, Ms. Sommer serves as guardian ad litem and settlement guardian for the King County Superior Court as well as for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington. Throughout the course of her practice, she has gained a reputation as a tireless advocate for the rights and interests of her clients, and she has achieved considerable success assisting individuals and families with their guardianship matters and other issues pertaining to their infirmed loved ones' safety, health and security.

    Additionally, she has assisted numerous clients with establishing and enforcing their final wishes while helping them to protect themselves, their assets and their family members from any possible contingencies. Honored for her outstanding professionalism and service, she has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from her peers along with "excellent" client reviews on Avvo and many positive testimonials and referrals from those she has served.

    A 1994 graduate of the University of Texas, Austin, Mr. Sommer obtained her Juris Doctor from Capital University Law School in 2000. She is licensed to practice before all Washington state courts as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.

    Along with maintaining a successful legal practice, Ms. Sommer routinely volunteers her time and services with Mary's Place, and she is an active member of the King County Bar Association and its Guardianship and Elder Law, Real Property, and Probate and Trust Sections. She is also a member of the Washington State Bar Association and once served on its Guardianship Task Force. Moreover, she is a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives and Washington State Association for Justice, among her other professional affiliations.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Estate & Trust Litigation
    • 30%Estate Planning & Probate
    • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
    • 10%Social Security Disability
    Focus Areas

    Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts


    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

    Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013

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    About Julie Sommer

    Admitted: 2003, Washington

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • King County Superior Court Title 11 Guardian Ad Litem and litigation Settlement Guardian Ad Litem Registries

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Washington State Bar Association Guardianship Task Force, Member; King County Bar Association, Guardianship and Elder Law Section, Member; Real Property, Probate and Trust Section, Member

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Mary's Place, homeless shelter for women and children, Volunteer; Greater Seattle Business Association, Member

    Industry Groups

    • KCBA
    • WSBA
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    Office Location for Julie R. Sommer

    701 Fifth Ave
    Suite 4640
    Seattle, WA 98104

    Phone: 206-729-2806

    Fax: 206-839-5702

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    Last Updated: 12/28/2020

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