Jamie R. Lanier

Attorney | Seattle | 206.223.7716 |

Areas of Practice

As a member of the Trusts and Estates Practice Group, Jamie Lanier works with individuals and families to help them achieve their estate and personal planning goals. Specifically, she focuses her practice on gift and estate tax issues and trust and estate administration. Jamie also has experience advising nonprofit organizations with respect to formation and compliance issues. Prior to joining Lane Powell, Jamie served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Marc Barreca in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Washington.

Professional Experience

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Washington
    • Law Clerk to the Honorable Marc Barreca (2013-2015)
    • Judicial Extern to the Honorable Marc Barreca (2013)
  • Mercado & Hartung, PLLC (2012)
  • Washington State Attorney General’s Office, Consumer Protection Division (2011)

Admitted to Practice

  • Washington


  • University of Washington (LL.M., Taxation, 2016)
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Estate Planning and Compensation and Benefits I
    • ETHICAL DUTIES TO THE TAX SYSTEM: A HANDBOOK, Schumacher and Hatfield, eds. (University of Washington School of Law 2015), Assistant Editor
  • Seattle University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2013)
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Trusts and Estates
  • Seattle University (B.A., Communication Studies, cum laude, 2008)

Practice Group and Specialty Team Memberships

  • Trusts and Estates
  • Tax-Exempt and Nonprofit Organizations

Speaking Engagements

  • “Recent Changes in Estate Planning,” Washington State Bar Association Readmission Course, Co-presenter (August 25-26, 2016)

Professional and Community Activities

  • Washington State Bar Association
    • Member, Real Property Probate and Trust Section
    • Member, Taxation Section
  • Volunteer, Washington First Responder Will Clinic
  • Volunteer, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Member, Junior League of Seattle

Jamie R. Lanier

Attorney | Seattle | 206.223.7716 |