Patrick Carter


Practice Emphasis

Patrick enjoys providing clients with real-world solutions to complex problems including advice tailored to clients’ individual needs and goals.  Patrick’s primary practice areas are estate planning (including advanced gift and tax planning matters), trusts, probate, guardianship, and tax law.  He also works extensively with private family companies and their owners as well as related business and tax issues.

In his free time, among other things Patrick enjoys the scientific pursuit of gluten-free baking to recreate some of his favorite childhood desserts.


  • LL.M. in Taxation, University of Washington School of Law, 2017
  • J.D., Magna Cum Laude, Seattle University School of Law, 2016
  • M.A., Applied Behavioral Science, Bastyr University, 2009
  • B.A., Rhetoric & Film Studies, Whitman College, 2005

Professional and Civic

Washington State Bar Association, Taxation Law Section

King County Bar Association, Guardianship & Elder Law Section

King County Bar Association, Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section