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!


Estate Planning is Not a One-Time Event

Everyone, no matter their age or net worth, needs to have an estate plan. Why? Because an estate plan provides guidance to your loved ones on how your assets are to be distributed when you pass away. If you do not leave behind an estate plan, you are essentially leaving your property and heirlooms in

New Facebook Feature Highlights Importance of Incorporating Digital Assets Into Your Estate Plan

Facebook created a feature called Legacy Contact. This feature allows people to authorize someone to access or modify their Facebook account after they pass away. The individual named as your Facebook Legacy Contact is empowered to do the following:   Write a post that will display at the top of your Facebook timeline after you

What You Need To Know About Family Trusts

This estate planning vehicle, which is sometimes also known as a bypass trust or a credit shelter trust, can save literally tens of thousands of dollars in taxes. When one spouse dies, all his or her property goes tax-free to the surviving spouse, thanks to the marital deduction. Unfortunately, this transfer also means that the

The Two Main Types Of Trusts In Washington

Although some probate is almost inevitable since a court must generally approve the will for it to take legal effect, a trust can considerably streamline the process, simply because when the decedent dies, the property passes through the trust, which is not subject to a will, as opposed to the decedent’s personal estate. People wanting