Entity formation, business and corporate planning and counseling, business sales and acquisitions, probates, estate planning and trusts, general taxation, administrative law, and real estate.
Steve began his law practice in 2004, joining Stamper Rubens in 2006. His practice focuses on all aspects of business, corporate and commercial law, taxation, probate, estate planning, and real estate transactions.
Steve is an active member of the Spokane community. He is an active member, and serves as director and the Treasurer of Spokane Valley Sunrise Rotary and is a Paul Harris Fellow; serves as the Vice President of Legal Affairs on Executive Board of the Inland Northwest Council of the Boy Scouts of America as well as an adult leader in his son's Boy Scout Troop; is a member of the Board of Directors for Statement; and is a member of the Spokane Estate Planning Council. He is also a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Steve is rated as a 10.0 Superb Attorney by Avvo.com, and is rated as Distinguished with High Ethical Standing by Martindale-Hubbell.
"Idaho v. US: Taking a Wrong Turn in the Jurisprudence of the Equal Footing Doctrine," 38 Idaho Law Rev. 667 (2002).
“The Washington Trust and Estate Dispute Resolution Act, a Very Practical Tool for All Washington Attorneys,” REAL PROPERTY PROBATE & TRUST SECTION NEWSLETTER, Co-Author, Spring 2008