Sarah Bowman is a partner in the Private Clients, Trusts and Estates group in the firm’s Seattle office. Ms. Bowman focuses her practice on estate planning, estate and trust administration, charitable planning, and resolving estate and trust disputes.
Ms. Bowman counsels and represents clients in all aspects of their estate planning needs, including tax planning, wealth transfer strategies, business succession planning, asset protection, charitable gifting, prenuptial and postnuptial arrangements, and document preparation related to these personal planning matters. She also represents clients in trust and estate administration matters, including probate and non-probate proceedings, as well as estate and trust litigation matters. Ms. Bowman counsels individuals for their planning needs as well as fiduciaries such as personal representatives and trustees in estate and trust matters.
Ms. Bowman graduated first in her law school class from Seattle University in 2006, and she has been named as a Washington “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers each year since 2010.
Ms. Bowman is the co-founder and President of the Butterfly Guild of Seattle Children’s, a non-profit that aims to fund research of pediatric bone marrow failure disease like Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome. She also serves on the Seattle Children’s Philanthropic Advisory Council.
Ms. Bowman is also active in the firm, currently serving as the Chair of the Seattle office Women in the Profession Committee.