Mark C. Vohr

Attorney Mark Vohr

Mark C. Vohr has been with the firm since 1999 and a shareholder since 2003. He received his B.A. degree, cum laude, from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, (English with a Minor in Political Science and Public Law) and his J.D. Degree from Albany Law School of Union University where he was elected to the Moot Court Honor Board. Mark also has received advanced training in tax law from the University of Washington in their L.L.M-Tax program and advanced studies for a Masters in Business Administration (MBA). Mark is a member of the Washington State Bar Association (and a member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Section, Tax Section and Elder Law Section – Former Executive Committee Member and Past Continuing Legal Education Chair), the King County Bar Association (panel member for the Tax Exempt Practice Group, Guardianship and Elder Law Section member). He is a registered title 11.88 Guardian ad Litem for King and Snohomish Counties. Mark has served in a number of community positions, including President of the Wallingford Chamber of Commerce, 1995-7, President of the University Lions Club 2003-4, Trustee of the University Lions Foundation 2003-4, Board Member and Legal Counsel for Deaf Connection, Board Member and Legal Counsel for the Wallingford Community Services Office, Board Member and Executive Committee member for the Ethnic Heritage Council, Volunteer for the King County Senior Services Center, and the King County VAPWA program. Mr. Vohr has published dozens of Articles for the Washington State Bar Association on Elder Law, Guardianship, Probate, Trust and Estate Dispute Resolution, and related litigation. He is also a frequent presenter at Washington State Bar Association Continue Legal Education programs.

  • Started with Firm:
  • 1999
  • General Areas of Practice:
  • General Business Law – Specializing in the Full Needs of Puget Sound Small Businesses
    Estate Planning
    Guardianships Law and Related Litigation
    Probate Law and Related Litigation
    Fiduciary Law and Related Litigation
    Trust Law and Related Litigation
    Vulnerable Adult Protection Actions
  • Bar Admissions:
  • All Washington Courts
    United States District Court, Western District of Washington
  • Recent Representative Appellate Matters:
  • In Re Estate of Furst, 113 Wn. App. 839; 55 P.3d 664 (2002).
    In Re Estate of Maletta, 149 Wn App. 1062 (2009)
  • Professional and Community Activities:
  • Washington State Bar Association
    • Member of elder law section executive committee; CLE co-chair 2008-2011
    • Member of real property and probate section
    King County Bar Association
    • Member of elder law and guardianship section
    • Member of real property and probate section
    King County Bar Association Volunteer Attorney Network
    King County VAPWA Attorney
    King County Senior Services Volunteer Attorney
    Past President University Lions Club
    Past Trustee of the University Lions Foundation
    Past President Wallingford Chamber of Commerce
    Secretary Ethnic Heritage Council of Seattle
  • Sampling of Recent Publications and Speaking Engagements:
  • October 22, 2010 6th Annual Probate Administration (Chapter 11.40/11.42 RCW – Claims Against the Estate.

    October 15, 2010 The 13th Annual Fall Elder Law Conference: Recognizing and Resolving Conflicts in Elder Law (Program Co-Chair/Caselaw Update)

    October 30, 2009 The Intersection of Family and Elder Law: Strategic Solutions (RCW 74.34 Abuse of Vulnerable Adults, Vulnerable Adult Protection Orders)

    September 18, 2009 The 12th Annual Fall Elder Law Conference: High Conflict Personalities in Elder Law (Program Co-Chair/Caselaw update)

    July 1, 2009 Protecting Vulnerable Adults: Tools for Planning and Litigation (Program Co-Chair)

    January 8, 2008 Estate Of Karnath – Background Of Fiduciary Duty

    September 12, 2008 Elder Law Study Panel (Fall 2008 Elder Law Conference Panel Member and CLE Co-Chair)

    January 19, 2007 Essential of Elder Law: TEDRA & How to Protect Your Elder Clients (The Fundamentals of TEDRA: What it is and How it Works)

    July 5, 2007 Guardianships from Petition to GAL Report

    February 23, 2007 Final Words of Wisdom (2007 GAL Training Presentation)

    January 22, 2004 The New Essentials for Practicing Elder Law (Drafting Trusts for Presentation to the Court and to Serve the Client)