Tony Ramsey

Associate

Tony Ramsey

1024 453 Karr Tuttle Campbell

Tony Ramsey is a lawyer in the Trusts & Estates and Taxation practice groups at Karr Tuttle Campbell. He dedicates his practice to estate planning, estate and trust administration, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, and taxation. Mr. Ramsey also regularly advises tax-exempt organizations on legal issues related to formation, corporate governance, and qualification for maintenance and tax-exempt status.

Tony Ramsey is a lawyer in the Trusts & Estates and Taxation practice groups at Karr Tuttle Campbell. Tony works with individuals and families to meet their estate planning goals. He focuses his practice on estate planning, estate and trust administration, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, and taxation. Tony also regularly advises tax-exempt organizations on legal issues related to formation, corporate governance, and qualification for and maintenance of tax-exempt status.

Tony currently serves as an adjunct professor with the Graduate Program in Taxation at the University of Washington School of Law. He is actively involved with the Legislative Committee of the Washington State Bar Association Real Property, Probate and Trust Section and serves as a contributing content editor for the Estate Planning Chapter of the Washington Lawyer’s Practice Manual. Tony was selected as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2017, an honor that is awarded to no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in Washington State.

Tony maintains an active pro bono practice, including advising tax-exempt organizations and representing low-income guardianship petitioners.

During law school, Tony was a summer associate for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation supporting the legal team in providing guidance across a variety of areas including tax, transactional, employment, and operations. He also served as a student attorney with the UW Federal Tax Clinic where he assisted individuals in resolving disputes with the Internal Revenue Service and represented multiple nonprofit clients.

  • Estate Planning and Administration
  • Taxation
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Presenter, “Estate Planning for Families with Minor/Young Children and Special Needs Beneficiaries,” Paracle Advisors, May 2017
  • Presenter and Small Group Discussion Leader, “Estate Income Tax and Washington Estate Tax Issues,” King County Bar Association’s “Estate Planning for the 99%” Seminar, April 2017
  • Presenter, “SB 5012: Washington’s Proposed Trust Decanting Act,” Kitsap County Estate Planning Council, January 2017
  • Presenter, “Nonprofit Legal Checklist Webinar,” Washington Nonprofits, December 2016
  • Presenter, “Estate Income Tax Issues,” King County Bar Association’s “Probate Administration” Seminar, October 2016
  • Presenter, “Income Tax Returns,” National Business Institute’s  “Estate Administration Boot Camp” Seminar, August 2016
  • Presenter, “Drafting IRA Trusts,” National Business Institute’s “Drafting IRA Trusts” Seminar, June 2016
  • Presenter and Small Group Discussion Leader, “Estate Income Tax and Washington Estate Tax Issues,” King County Bar Association’s “Estate Planning for the 99%” Seminar, April 2016
  • Presenter, “Nonprofit Legal Checklist Webinar,” Wayfind, April 2016
  • Presenter, “Nonprofit Board Membership 101,” Wayfind, April 2016
  • Co-Author, “Major Changes to Washington’s LLC Act,” Karr Tuttle Campbell Client Alert, December 2015
  • Presenter, “Trusts 101,” National Business Institute’s “Estate Planning from A to Z” Seminar, August 2015
  • Contributing Author and Contributing Content Editor, “Dealing with the Death of a Loved One” Booklet published by the Estate Planning Council of Seattle, 2014
  • Presenter, “Grantor Trusts,” National Business Institute’s “Trusts 101” Seminar, December 2014
  • Presenter, “Ethical Considerations Related to Trusts,” National Business Institute’s “Trusts 101” Seminar, December 2014
  • French
  • Washington State Bar Association
    • Tax Section
      • Estate and Gift Tax Committee
    • Real Property, Probate and Trust Section
      • Legislative Committee— Trust Decanting Subcommittee
      • Newsletter Editorial Board Member
  • King County Bar Association
    • Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
    • Guardianship Section
    • Contributing Content Editor for Chapter on Estate planning, Washington Lawyers Practice Manual
  • Wayfind, Pro Bono Volunteer and Nonprofit Advocates Program Mentor
  • Seattle Washington Veterans Will Clinic, Co-Chair/Presenter
  • Nonprofit Assistance Center, Board Member
  • LL.M., Taxation, University of Washington School of Law, 2014
  • J.D., University of Washington School of Law, 2013
    • Co-President and Co-Case Manager, Immigrant Families Advocacy Project
    • CALI Award achieved in State & Local Tax II: Advanced State Tax Concepts
    • Rural Alaska Tax Assistance Program (Volunteer—2012, Student Leader—2013)
  • B.A., International Studies, Seattle University, 2007 (magna cum laude)
  • Alaska State Bar, 2017
  • United States Tax Court, 2013
  • Washington State Bar, 2013

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