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Sherry Bosse Leuders

Sherry is an associate in the Estate Planning and Probate group.  Her law practice focuses on working with families and businesses to help them successfully navigate transitions. She strives to demystify estate planning for her clients to help them make informed decisions in selecting fiduciaries and planning for their families’ futures. Sherry also advises clients regarding business succession planning, as well as contract drafting, commercial leases, and business entity formation. In addition, she advises clients in matters involving probate and trust administration.

After graduating from Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon, Sherry worked as a law clerk / bailiff for King County Superior Court Judge Catherine Shaffer. While she has practiced in the areas of estate planning, probate, and business law for more than a decade, Sherry’s background also includes representing women farmers in a federal claims process with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, researching federal fishery management regulations and serving as a student law clerk at the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Before attending law school, Sherry worked as web production manager at the environmental news website, Grist.org.

Sherry enjoys sharing her experience as a practicing attorney and has presented at continuing legal education seminars for attorneys on topics that include legal ethics, client communications, and estate planning. She previously served as a board member of the Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association of Seattle, is a past chair of the King County Bar Association Solo and Small Practice Section and is a past member of the Washington State Bar Association’s Real Property, Probate & Trust Section’s executive committee, where she served as the section’s web editor.

A Wisconsin native, Sherry has lived in the Pacific Northwest for more than 20 years.  Sherry is married, has a middle school-aged son, two cats and a golden retriever who is a very good boy (most of the time).  In her free time, Sherry enjoys being outside. She is an avid cross-country skier and, when there is not snow, she enjoys hiking, gardening, and bicycle camping.

ADMITTED

  • Washington, 2007

EDUCATION

  • Lewis & Clark Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2007
  • Northwestern University, B.A., English, 1999

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • King County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Estate Planning Council of Seattle

PUBLICATIONS, HONORS, AND ACTIVITIES

Select Publications:

  • Professional Responsibility and Client Communications. Continuing legal education presentation, Washington State Bar Association, February 2024.
  • Estate Planning for the 99%. Continuing legal education document drafting discussion facilitator, King County Bar Association, April 2023.
  • What the Uniform Electronic Wills Act Changed About Wills in Washington, South Sound Planned Giving Council, April 2023.
  • Ethical Issues in Advising Business Clients. Continuing legal education presentationWashington State Bar Association, January 2021.
  • An Inside Look at Being In-House. Panel moderator, Mother Attorney Mentoring Association of Seattle, June 2019.
  • Diminished Capacity and Client Communications. Continuing legal education presentationKing County Bar Association, May 2017.
  • Professional Responsibility and Client Communications. Continuing legal education presentation Snohomish County Bar Association, December 2016.
  • Overview of Information, Resources, and Connections at WSBARPPT.com. Continuing legal education presentation, Washington State Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Section Midyear Meeting & Conference, June 2016.

Select Presentations:

  • Professional Responsibility and Client Communications. Continuing legal education presentation, Washington State Bar Association, February 2024.
  • Estate Planning for the 99%. Continuing legal education document drafting discussion facilitator, King County Bar Association, April 2023.
  • What the Uniform Electronic Wills Act Changed About Wills in Washington, South Sound Planned Giving Council, April 2023.
  • Ethical Issues in Advising Business Clients. Continuing legal education presentationWashington State Bar Association, January 2021.
  • An Inside Look at Being In-House. Panel moderator, Mother Attorney Mentoring Association of Seattle, June 2019.
  • Diminished Capacity and Client Communications. Continuing legal education presentationKing County Bar Association, May 2017.
  • Professional Responsibility and Client Communications. Continuing legal education presentation Snohomish County Bar Association, December 2016.
  • Overview of Information, Resources, and Connections at WSBARPPT.com. Continuing legal education presentation, Washington State Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Section Midyear Meeting & Conference, June 2016.

Honors and Professional Activities:

  • King County Bar Association, Solo and Small Practice section, past chair
  • Mother Attorney Mentoring Association of Seattle, past board member
  • King County Bar Association, past Neighborhood Legal Clinic volunteer
  • WSBA Real Property, Probate & Trust Section Executive Committee, past ex officio member