Michael J. Longyear

Michael J. Longyear: Attorney with Reed Longyear Malnati & Ahrens, PLLC


Michael J. Longyear has over 25 years of experience helping clients make important decisions regarding their personal and estate planning, guardianship proceedings, probate and trust administration, as well as elder law issues. He also devotes part of his legal practice to related real estate and business organization management matters.

Areas of Practice (37)

  • Trust and Estate Planning
  • Probate Administration
  • Trust Administration
  • Guardianship
  • Adult Guardianship
  • Advance Directives
  • Dependent Adult Abuse
  • Elder Guardianship
  • Guardian Ad Litem
  • Guardianship Administration
  • Probate
  • Probate Litigation
  • Ancillary Probate
  • Contested Trusts and Estates
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Decedents Estates
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Litigation
  • Estate Planning for Parents of Handicapped Children
  • Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples
  • Estate Planning for the Disabled
  • Estate Settlements
  • Family Trusts
  • Fiduciary Law
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Fiduciary Liability
  • Living Trusts
  • Personal Planning
  • Pet Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Trust Law
  • Trust Litigation
  • Wealth Planning
  • Wealth Preservation
  • Elder Abuse
  • Estate Planning/Probate/Wills

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(206) 624-6271  Phone
206-624-6672  Fax
University Attended:
Eisenhower College, B.A., 1975; Colgate University, M.A.T., 1977
Law School Attended:
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1983
Year of First Admission:
1984, Maryland; 1989, Washington
King County Bar Association (Co-Chair, Settlement Guardian ad Litem Training Program; Past Chair, Guardianship and Elder Law Section; Past Co-Chair, Title 11.88 Mandatory Guardian ad Litem Program); Washington State Bar Association (Member, Legislative Committee, Real Property, Probate and Trust Sections, Elder Law and Past-Chair Elder Law Section); and American Bar Associations.
( Certified Professional Guardian )
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and Other
  • Fixed Hourly Rates

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (1 review)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

  • Analytical Capability

  • Judgment

  • Communication

  • Legal Experience

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 06/04/12 in Aged and Aging

    I've know Michael for many years and worked a number of matters with him. He does exceptional legal work and he also gives back to the profession through bar activities/CLEs etc.

    I've know Michael for many years and worked a number of matters with him. He does exceptional legal work and he also gives back to the profession through bar activities/CLEs etc. Read less

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Seattle, Washington

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