J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School,
Lansing, Michigan

B.A., University of Southern California,
Los Angeles, California

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What Clients Say:

“…it was a “lucky day” when I called you…Being guardian turned out to be far more work than I ever imagined but…your guidance…gave me the confidence I needed. I will certainly recommend you…”
Joe W., Santa Ana, CA

“I also wish to express my appreciation, and thanks, to you personally and to your office for the efficient settling of the matters of the Estate.”
adwiga D., Forest Hills, NY

     Law Office of Katharine A.D. Hanson 

Katharine Hanson, Seattle Probate and Guardianship Attorney

Katharine A.D. Hanson is a Washington native who grew up in Bellevue and graduated from Forest Ridge High School.  Katharine attended college in Los Angeles at the University of Southern California where she received a degree in Political Science.  Katharine went on to graduate cum laude from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan where she served on the Law Review and worked as an intern in the Sixty Plus Elder Law clinic.  Prior to opening her own law practice, Katharine was an associate attorney with the Seattle law firm of Vortman & Feinstein and served as a trust officer with the Bank of America.

In her spare time Katharine enjoys working with her husband to remodel their 90 year old Craftsman home, playing with her two children, cooking, gardening, cycling, watching college football and the Seattle Mariners. Katharine also goes by the name Katie.

Professional Associations


Washington State Bar Association      
       Guardianship and Elder Law Section
       Real Property, Probate & Trust Section
King County Bar Association
       Guardianship and Elder Law Section
       Real Property, Probate & Trust Section
       Solo and Small Firms Section
             President, 2007-2008
             Vice-President, 2006-2007
             Continuing Legal Education Co-Chair, 2003-2005
King County Title XI Guardian Ad Litem Registry

Volunteer Attorney:

Neighborhood Legal Clinics- Seattle Elder Law Clinic
Volunteer Attorney for Persons with HIV/Aids
King County Bar Association Volunteer Legal Services

Life Member:

University of Southern California Alumni Association
Alpha Epsilon Phi Sorority

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