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!


Passing On Treasured Family History and Heirlooms

In estate planning, there is an emphasis on financial assets, home property, and power of attorney. However, there needs to be an emphasis on effectively passing on family heirlooms. In fact, many disputes concerning an estate do not center on financially-valuable items, but rather treasured family possessions. Think of it this way: money can be

Will the Federal Estate Tax Be Repealed?

One of the most heavily discussed aspects of tax reform proposals currently being debated in Congress is the repeal of the federal estate tax (also commonly referred to as the “death tax”). The Senate majority recently unveiled the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This piece of legislation would not eliminate the estate tax entirely. Instead,

Estate Tax Repeal Included in Proposed Tax Reform Legislation

The House Committee on Ways and Means, along with the Senate Finance Committee, recently released their proposed framework for tax reform and it includes an outright repeal of the federal estate tax and generation-skipping transfer tax. In addition repealing the federal estate tax, the proposed legislation would eliminate personal exemptions and a myriad of itemizable

Estate Planning is Not a One-Time Event

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