A Renton Estate Planning Attorney Committed to You and the Community

For more than 40 years, Dan Kellogg has been practicing law for clients throughout King County and the State of Washington. The last 25 of those years have been focused on estate planning. When you schedule a consultation at the firm or in your home or hospital room, you meet with Mr. Kellogg, not a lesser experienced associate or paralegal.

Dan’s background as an estate planning and Elder Law attorney is rooted in his early practice experience as a general practitioner who handled a broad variety of legal matters for clients. As a result of that experience, Dan has a very good understanding of the multitude of issues that may be presented by the circumstances of a client. Now that Dan’s practice is limited to estate planning, Elder Law and real estate matters, his experience with other legal issues forms an important backdrop to the focus on the client’s estate planning, Elder Law or real estate matter.



Dan Kellogg has counseled area residents needing help with estate plans, Elder Law matters, and real estate transactions. For over 40 years, he has provided personalized service to clients and a fierce commitment to his community.

Dan assists clients with a broad array of strategies to accomplish their personal goals to protect their assets during their lifetime, minimize estate tax liabilities and provide for the economical and orderly distribution of their estate to their intended beneficiaries after death. Dan can help with all aspects of an estate plan and elder law, including:


As a Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation,* Dan Kellogg attends to every detail in an estate plan, probate proceeding, Elder Law matter or real estate transaction. He brings a thorough understanding of the technical issues and knowledge of effective techniques to protect your assets or a loved one.

*The Supreme Court of Washington does not recognize specialties and certification is not required to practice law in Washington.


For more than 40 years, attorney Dan Kellogg has helped residents with all aspects of planning an estate, helping with Medicaid eligibility and managing a real estate transaction. Contact him today!


Tax Reform Legislation Moves Forward in Congress, Including Major Estate Tax Changes

By a vote of 51-49, the Republican majority in the United States Senate passed an overhaul of the federal tax code. The U.S. House of Representatives already passed its own version of “tax reform.” With the Senate advancing its own version of the legislation, the chances of sweeping tax reform becoming law have increased dramatically.

Taking the Necessary Steps to Ensure a Smooth Transition to Long-Term Care

One of the biggest fears older Americans have is becoming a “burden” on their loved ones later in life. They do not want to place financial strain on their children, siblings, or other relatives. This is why it is so important to have a plan in place for long term care before you actually need

Four Important Tips You Need to Follow to Minimize the Risk of an Estate Dispute

A major concern for many people is that their loved ones will get embroiled in time-consuming, and costly, litigation after they pass away. This is why it is important to take certain steps before you pass on to ensure your estate is not the subject of a lawsuit. Tip No. 1 – Compile an Exhaustive

Overview of the Washington Estate Tax

You may have heard about the estate tax on big news networks and the possibility that this tax would be repealed by Congress. However, it is important to understand that there are two estate taxes – a federal estate tax and a state estate tax. This means a repeal of the federal estate tax would