Jenifer A. Jewkes

Attorney | Seattle | 206.223.7090 |

Areas of Practice

Jenifer Jewkes is a member of the Trusts and Estates Practice Group and focuses her practice on estate and succession planning, as well as estate and trust administration for high net worth families and individuals. As a former Tax Manager with Deloitte Tax LLP, Jenifer has experience in planning and compliance with regard to income, estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes. She advises individuals, trusts, estates, tax-exempt organizations, corporations and partnerships on tax and planning matters.

Professional Experience

  • Deloitte Tax LLP, Tax Manager (2006-2015)
  • Hecla Mining Company, Accounting Intern (2004-2005)
  • Horizon Laboratories Inc., Assistant to President (2003)
  • Joanne Pappas White Law Office, Legal Assistant (2002)

Admitted to Practice

  • Washington
  • Colorado


  • University of Denver Sturm College of Law (LL.M., Taxation, 2010)
    • American Bar Association Law Student Tax Challenge, Finalist (2010)
  • Seattle University School of Law (J.D., 2008)
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Gift and Estate Tax (2007)
  • Gonzaga University (B.B.A., Accounting, 2005)
    • Academic President/Dean’s List (2002-2003)

Practice Group and Specialty Team Memberships

  • Trusts and Estates
  • Tax-Exempt and Nonprofit Organizations


  • “RCW 11.94 is Dead. Long Live RCW 11.125! How to Revise Your Durable Power of Attorney Form to Comply with Washington’s New Uniform Power of Attorney Act,” 43 Real Property & Trust, Washington State Bar Association, Co-author (Winter 2016-2017)
  • “Estate Planning — There Is Still Time to Talk Over New Taxes With Tax Adviser,” Puget Sound Business Journal, Co-author (March 21, 2014)

Speaking Engagements

  • “Do I Have to Accept This Power of Attorney?” Lane Powell Trusts & ‘Tinis Seminar, Co-presenter (September 28, 2017)
  • “A Cautionary Tale: Why a Team Approach Is Essential to International Planning,” Lane Powell Trusts & ‘Tinis Seminar, Co-presenter (September 8, 2016)
  • “Funding Trusts in Estate Planning,” Lorman Education Services Webinar, Co-presenter (August 11, 2016)
  • “The Financial Planner’s Role in Estate Planning,” Financial Planning Association of Puget Sound’s Annual Symposium, Co-presenter (February 26, 2016)
  • “Gifting Considerations on Transfers of Interests in Tiered Partnerships,” Estate Planning Council of Seattle, Co-presenter (September 16, 2015)

Professional and Community Activities

  • Member, Swedish Foundation Planned Giving Advisory Council (2016-Present)
  • Washington State Bar Association
    • Editorial Board, Real Property, Probate and Trust Newsletter (2016-Present)
    • Member, Real Property, Probate and Trust Section
  • Member, Washington Women in Tax (2014-Present)
  • Member, Seattle Estate Planning Council (2013-Present)
  • Former Member, Rocky Mountain Estate Planning Council (2009-2011)
  • Volunteer, Girls on the Run

Jenifer A. Jewkes

Attorney | Seattle | 206.223.7090 |