Attorneys

Rebecca King, Partner
Ken Christensen, Associate
Rebecca King

Rebecca King

Rebecca King has over 25 years of experience serving seniors in a variety of settings. She holds her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from the University of South Florida and her law degree from Seattle University. Prior to entering the practice of law, Rebecca worked as a hospice and skilled nursing facility social worker, a hospital discharge planner, and an assisted living administrator. She has served as an instructor at Western Washington University teaching a class on Law and Social Policy and as an adjunct professor at Seattle University School of Law teaching a class on elder law ethics. Rebecca’s law practice provides services in elder law, estate planning, guardianship, protection of vulnerable adults, and estate and trust administration. She is a member of the Washington State Bar Association Elder Law Section and the Washington State Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.

Julia Lindeman

Julia M. Lindeman

Julia is an associate attorney at Northwest Elder Law Group. She earned both her bachelor’s degree and law degree from Seattle University. Prior to joining Northwest Elder Law Group, Julia practiced at a Snohomish, Washington law firm and served on the investment board for the Snohomish County chapter of the YMCA. Her practice area focuses on guardianship, vulnerable adult protection, probate, and estate planning, and she is passionate about assisting elders and their families through complicated circumstances and complex family dynamics. Julia is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), and currently serves on their Annual Conference Planning Committee.

Ken Christensen

Ken Christensen

Ken has over 25 years of experience in general civil practice in Seattle with a decided emphasis on Guardianship, Probate, and Estate matters. He has assisted with over ninety guardianships as a court appointed investigator. He has recovered significant assets for vulnerable and exploited adults and minors. He has provided both drafting and litigation assistance for estates requiring significant monitoring and assistance for a wide range of clients, including disabled clients. A Northwest native who went east for college and law school, he returned here to help raise trail and pleasure horses due to a sudden death in the family. Ken is a member of the Seattle – King County Bar Association Guardianship and Elder Law Section. He has several published appellate decisions to his credit. He is especially interested in the protection of seniors and their assets.

Janet Smith

Janet L. Smith

Northwest Elder Law Group’s co-founder, Janet L. Smith retired in September 2021. Northwest Elder Law Group is grateful for Janet’s contributions to the firm and service to our clients through the years.