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Admitted to Practice

  • Washington, 1966

Malcolm A. Moore

Malcolm Moore is highly experienced in estate planning and related law and has a national reputation. He focuses on estate and trust matters, including wills and estate administration. Malcolm advises clients in critical tax matters, including gift, estate, and generation-skipping taxation, and trust and estate income taxes.

Practice Highlights
  • Counsels individuals in estate planning matters, involving lifetime transfers, transfers at death, gift tax, and estate tax issues
  • Works with individuals in the creation of charitable trusts and foundations, including issues of deductibility for income, gift, and estate tax purposes
  • Advises trustees, both individual and corporate, on legal, tax, and other issues arising from their trustee duties
  • Works with other lawyers outside the firm as a consultant

Additional Qualifications

  • Hughes, Hubbard & Reed, New York, N.Y.

Professional & Community Activities

  • Advisory Board, Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning
  • Advisory Board, Estate Planning Magazine
  • Advisory Board, Annual Seattle Estate Planning Seminar, Washington State Bar Association
  • Past President, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (formerly The American College of Probate Counsel), 1988-1989
  • Chair, Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section (now known as Real Property Trust and Estate Law Section), American Bar Association, 1982-1983 
  • President, Seattle Estate Planning Council, 1980-1981
  • American College of Tax Counsel
  • International Academy of Estate and Trust Law, American Law Institute
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Chair, Joint Editorial Board for Uniform Trust and Estate Acts (original member, 1970)
  • Advisor for Restatement of the Law (Third Property ­Donative Transfers), American Law Institute

Professional Recognition

  • Named as one of "America's Leading Lawyers for Business" in Wealth Management: Western Region (National) by Chambers USA, 2006-2016; Received "Band 1" ranking, 2012, 2013, 2015-2016
  • Named one of the "Best Lawyers in America" in Trusts and Estates Law by Best Lawyers, 1983, 1987, 1989-present
  • Selected to "Washington Super Lawyers," Thomson Reuters, 1999-2010
  • Recipient, Treat Award, National College of Probate Judges, 2004
Recognized by Chambers USA

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