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Principal, Natasha Black Law PLLC
July 2010 – current
Estate planning for individuals and families.
Chosen by Super Lawyers as one of Washington's Rising Stars in 2011 in Estate Planning and Probate.
Associate Attorney, Estate Planning and Trusts & Estates Litigation, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
September 2006 – July 2010
§ Planned taxable and nontaxable estates, including wills, powers of attorney, living trust agreements, charitable giving plans, disclaimers, premarital agreements, and nonjudicial agreements.
§ Advised trustees, trust and estate beneficiaries, personal representatives, and creditors in trust administration, probate administration, and disputed matters, including will contests.
§ Experience with TEDRA petitions, client interviews, mediation including mediation letters and settlement agreements, litigation case management, discovery, document review and production, trial preparation, and motions practice.
Judicial Clerk for the Hon. Marlin J. Appelwick, Washington State Court of Appeals, Division One
August 2004 – August 2006
Prepared bench memoranda and written opinions.
Engineer, The Boeing Company
July 1998 - October 2000
Juris Doctor with High Honors, June 2004
University of Washington School of Law
§ Order of the Coif
§ Managing Editor, Washington Law Review
§ Member, Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Team
Master of Science, Structural Engineering, June 1998
Bachelor of Science with Honors, Civil Engineering, May 1997
Providence, Rhode Island