Personalized and Effective Estate Planning to Protect Your Family’s Legacy
Gurjit S. Pandher is proud to run an estate planning practice that truly puts families first. He is the managing attorney and founder of Pandher Law Firm and has helped hundreds of clients in his legal practice. He is well versed in all aspects of estate planning from the most basic to the most complex structures. Pandher Law Firm focuses on providing clients with premier estate planning services that give you the peace of mind that you and your loved ones are taken care of.
“I focus exclusively on estate planning because it’s a full circle conversation. What I ultimately care about is family, and helping people, and this is the perfect way to honor that.”
Prior to starting his own firm, Gurjit S. Pandher was a litigation attorney for well-established corporate law firms including Buchalter and Yarmuth where he managed complex, multi-state cases for large clients like DirectTV. He was hand selected by multiple presiding judges for the role of Judge Pro Tempore. As a Judge in the county district court, he was able to demonstrate a deep understanding of the law which was honed in his previous roles as Chief City Prosecutor and as a defense attorney. These real-world experiences are paramount to being an effective lawyer. His experience with the US court system makes him well versed on advising clients and avoiding difficult court procedures such as probate.
Education & Admissions
He earned his undergraduate degree in Political Science at the University of Washington and obtained his Juris Doctorate from Seattle University School of Law. During this time, he worked for State Senator Kathleen Drew at the Washington State Capitol and held many coveted positions, including being selected for the law school Moot Court Board. He is an active member of the Trusts & Estates Section of the California Lawyers Association and the Wealth Counsel. He has been admitted to the state bar in several states including the State Bar of California and the Washington State Bar Association.
He has served as President of Snohomish County Bar Association, Board of Trustees where he managed a non-profit organization with over 700 professional members to determine how to bring effective legal services to all. He also loves to participate in fundraising events like Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center Climb for a Cure where he climbed Mount Rainer to help raise awareness and funding for breast cancer research. He coaches his children’s sports team and is an active member of the community.
About Pandher Law Firm
At Pandher Law Firm, our goal is to be your trusted advisor and to help you and your family make the best decisions for the future. We will personally guide you to achieve your goals, including helping you avoid probate, establish the right type of trust, protect your assets, and ensure that you make the best decisions for your own well-being as well as those you love. We handle all aspects of estate planning law and will develop a personalized estate plan that honors your wishes while helping you navigate the complexity of the legal system.
We work closely with each client to assess your specific needs and develop a comprehensive estate plan that works best for you and your family. We go beyond document creation and strive to provide a thorough analysis of your future goals. We strategize and employ the latest thinking to avoid the probate process, minimize tax implications, and most importantly, preserve your legacy for future generations.
We select the optimal structure for your estate plan, most often trust-based, and guide you to the right estate planning package. Our packages include trust formation and certification documents, last will and testaments, powers of attorney, guardianship nominations, and a host of other legal documents that put you in control of your choices. We provide guidance at every step and are always available to you, long after your plan has been completed. We offer transparent, flat fee-based pricing for our estate planning packages.
In addition to developing your estate plan, we provide thorough guidance on funding your trust. We also offer probate and trust administration services should your family experience the loss of a loved one.