Salmon Creek Law Offices is a law firm located in Vancouver, WA. Salmon Creek Law Offices has a team of attorneys ready to assist you when you need legal representation. Our client-centered approach to providing outstanding legal services starts with your first call. We make every effort to have clients greeted by one of our friendly team members rather than by an answering machine or switchboard. Experienced attorneys at Salmon Creek Law Offices will take the time to listen to you and advise you on your legal concerns. We provide legal representation in a friendly and personable manner with the focus on getting results. When counseling our clients, we take a preventative legal approach, which identifies and addresses potential legal concerns before they become lawsuits. This, in turn, protects and preserves the assets that our clients, and their businesses, have worked so hard for. In litigation, we are committed to achieving the best possible results by using an aggressive, but practical approach. We earn the trust and confidence of our clients every day, case-by-case, client by client. At Salmon Creek Law Offices, relationships matter.
Jonathan R. Gill
As a founding member of Salmon Creek Law Offices, Mr. Gill has been an integral part of our team since 2005. Starting January 2022, Mr. Gill has transitioned to being of Counsel. As such, he is no longer accepting new clients. Jon has been a tireless advocate serving thousands of clients during his legal career in California, Oregon and Washington.
Trent was an adjunct professor at Clark College for over 10 years, where he taught wills, trusts, probate, and business law and also and served as the Deputy City Attorney of Battleground, Washington. Trent is active with the Washington State Bar Association as a faculty presenter in the Continuing Legal Education Department and is a presenter at estate planning and probate seminars for local financial institutions and churches. Trent was voted by his peers as a “Best of CLE” presenter.
Estate Planning, Revocable Living Trusts, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Healthcare Directives, Probate, and Trust Administration, Business Formation, Limited Liability Companies (LLCs), Subchapter S Corporations
Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah — B.S. Exercise Physiology
UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, California Juris Doctorate
University of Washington School of Law, Seattle, Washington LL.M. Taxation
Originally from Minnesota, Marissa began her career as a family law attorney in 2013. Having grown up in a military family, Marissa naturally segued into volunteer work with Wills for Heroes, where she had her first introduction to estate planning. As an attorney at Salmon Creek Law Offices, Marissa guides clients through the complexities of probate and trust administration and ensures they are supported and fully informed throughout the process. She believes in a collaborative approach to representation, where she and her clients work together to identify estate planning goals and determine the best course of action to meet them. When it comes to estate planning, Marissa agrees it’s better to be safe than sorry and being safe means being prepared.
Estate Planning, Probate, Wills and Trusts
The University of St. Thomas, cum laude (Bachelor of Arts)
William Mitchell College of Law, cum laude (J.D.)
Kathy received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wyoming in 1988, majoring in Psychology. In 2016 she was awarded a Paralegal Certificate of Proficiency with Merit from Clark College. Kathy joined Salmon Creek Law Offices in 2018, where she assists with probate matters and estate planning. In her spare time, she volunteers as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for children (CASA) and sings with the Vancouver Master Chorale. On weekends she can often be found walking the local trails with her lively golden retriever.