Mr. Sullivan has practiced in the areas of estate planning, probate, trust and estate administration, federal and state taxation and business and nonprofit planning throughout his thirty plus years in practice. He began his career at the Seattle and Bellevue offices of Stoel Rives and its predecessor in 1984. From 1992 to 1998 he served as Vice President & Tax Counsel to Bank of America for the Northwest. He brings a wealth of understanding regarding the legal and tax issues arising in designing and implementing estate plans as well as probate and estate administration. John combines an ability to explain the complex in plain English with a creative and practical approach to solving problems and resolving disputes.