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Robert Nettleton

Robert B. Nettleton

Practice: Trusts & Estates; Guardianship/Vulnerable Adult Actions; Mediation
Direct: (253) 284-4412


Rob’s practice focuses on guardianship, probate, trust, and vulnerable adult proceedings, including litigation when appropriate. Rob also advises fiduciaries and beneficiaries on their rights and responsibilities.


• University of Puget Sound/Seattle University School of Law (J.D.)
• Gettysburg College (B.S. in History and Political Science)

Published Cases:

• In re the Irrevocable Trust of Michael A. McKean, 144 Wn. App. 333, 183 P.3d 317 (2008).
• Estate of Treadwell v. Wright, 115 Wn. App. 238, 61 P.3d 1214 (2003), review denied 150 Wn.2d 1008 (2003).

Affiliations, Publications, and Honors:

• Member, American Bar Association
• Member, Washington State Bar Association
• Member, Tacoma–Pierce County Bar Association
• Past Chair, WSBA Elder Law Section
• Past Chair, TPCBA Guardianship Committee
• Past Vice–President,  TPCBA Family Law Section
• Elder Law Section Guardianship Task Force
• Ad hoc committee to draft statewide Vulnerable Adult Protection Order Proceeding forms, instructions, and court handbook
• Co-author of 2005 Edition of Title 11 RCW Guardian ad Litem Handbook
• Actively involved in the drafting and passage of guardianship and vulnerable adult related legislation
• Speaker at numerous professional seminars
• Designated a “Super Lawyer” in Elder Law by Seattle Met Magazine
• Sub-committee to draft statewide Guardianship forms

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