Eric C. Reutter


Practice Emphasis

An Eastside native, Eric grew up in Bellevue and attended the University of Washington. Eric focuses his practice on issues of estate planning, tax planning, and business formation. Eric has written several articles on estate planning topics including Washington State estate tax planning, Washington’s Power of Attorney Act, and Advance Health Care Directives. He has also given Continuing Legal Education presentations on topics such as the probate court process and trust planning.

During law school, Eric served as a student extern for the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions and the Washington State Department of Revenue, Appeals Division.

Prior to attending law school, Eric spent a year living in Mexico while volunteering for the community building non-profit organization Esperanza International. He is fluent in Spanish and continues to lead volunteer groups to Mexico.


Masters of Law (LL.M.) in Taxation, University of Washington School of Law (2016)

Juris Doctor (J.D.), University of Washington School of Law (2015)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in English Literature, University of Washington

Presentations and Publications

Estate Planning Trusts Made Simple, presenter, LawProCLE (October 2017)

The Probate Process: A-Z, presenter, LawPro CLE (August 2017)

The Long-Awaited Shakeup to Valuation Discount Planning for Family-Controlled Entities: A Brief Overview of Proposed Regulations for Section 2704, The Washington State Bar Association Real Property Probate and Trust Fall Newsletter, (November 2016)

Out With The Old, In With The New: Washington’s New Power of Attorney Act, The King County Bar Association Bulletin (October 2016)

The Current Legal Landscape of The Death With Dignity Movement, The King County Bar Association Bar Bulletin (July 2016)

Debunking The Myth That Life Insurance Proceeds Are Always Tax Free, blog posting (May 2016)

Living Wills: Preparing For An Uncertain Future, The King County Bar Association Bar Bulletin (April 2016)