Makenna K. Hoffard
Makenna is an associate in the firm’s Estate Planning, Probate and Guardianship team. She helps clients with developing effective estate plans as well as administering estates to ensure the decedent’s directives are followed. She establishes guardianships for elderly individuals to ensure they have a trustworthy person appointed to assist with decision-making and the provision of care in later years.
Prior to joining Beresford Booth, Makenna practiced with a law firm in Yakima, Washington. Her practice there was focused on estate planning, probate, real estate, Medicaid planning, adult guardianship and estate litigation. Makenna also served two terms as Treasurer for the Yakima County Bar Association.
Makenna received both her Juris Doctorate and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Washington. While she was a student at the University of Washington, Makenna held several paralegal and legal assistant positions with Seattle based law firms. She was also a student representative for the legal research platform LexisNexis.
Makenna was a member of the Legislative Advocacy Clinic and participated in passing a bill focused on bipartisan criminal justice reform. She was also an officer for both the Federalist Society and Parents Attending Law School.
Outside of work, Makenna enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. She also participates in several community groups through her church and Vision 16.
- University of Washington School of Law, J.D.
- University of Washington, B.A., (English Language)
- King County Bar Association
- Snohomish County Bar Association