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Gurjit S. Pandher

MEET CALIFORNIA'S PREMIER 

ESTATE PLANNING ATTORNEY

Over two decades of legal experience

Gurjit S. Pandher 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.  Mr. Pandher is an active member of the Trusts & Estates Section of the California Lawyers Association and 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.

An estate planning firm that truly puts families first

With over 20 years of experience, Mr. Pandher has garnered a skillset which makes him a highly coveted estate planning attorney.  Prior to starting his own firm, he 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.  Based on his vast legal acumen, Mr. Pandher was hand selected by multiple presiding judges for the role of Judge Pro Tempore.  As a Judge in the county district court, he continually demonstrated his 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. Mr. Pandher’s experience with the US court system makes him well versed on how to advise his clients and avoid difficult court procedures such as probate.

Actively giving back to others

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 it an active member of the community. He resides in the Bay Area with his wife, two children, and black lab.

Experience and personalization at every step

He is committed to navigating the complexity of estate planning to make this process understandable and easy for you.  He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table and strives to provide a personalized and friendly experience for every client.

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Experience

Admissions

Organizations

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Pandher Law Firm, PC

Managing Attorney / Founder

Snohomish County District Court

Judge Pro Tempore

Buchalter

Litigation Attorney

Yarmuth, LLP

Litigation Attorney

City of Federal Way

Chief City Prosecutor

State Bar of California

Washington State Bar Association

United States District Court

Eastern District of Washington

United States District Court

Western District of Washington

Trusts & Estates Section, California Lawyers Association

 

Wealth Counsel

Family at a Beach
Mr. Pandher prides himself on being well versed with the law and is committed to navigating the complexity of estate planning to make this process understandable and easy for you.