David has been practicing law in the King County area for over 30 years. His practice is mainly in the estate planning, probate and trust area, with additional extensive experience involving real estate transactions. He has years of experience preparing wills, trust agreements of all kinds, and other estate planning documents. He is very familiar with estate and gift taxes (including tax audits), and estate and trust administration. Born in Seattle, David graduated magna cum laude from Yale University and his law degree is from Harvard Law School. He is active in the Seattle Estate Planning Council and prior to joining Smith & Zuccarini, was a partner for many years in the Northwest law firm of Foster Pepper & Shefelman.