Katharine Tate - Washington's Premier Estate Planning Attorney 

A commitment to sound legal strategies and exceptional client service. 

When your name is on the door, your values are on display. For Katharine Tate, that means working to earn the trust of every client, respecting their wishes, and showing that she cares about their concerns. As a lawyer, Katharine is committed to profound knowledge of each of her practice areas and finding solutions that best meet the needs of each client. As a member of the community, she understands the specific issues that may face her clients and discusses their options honestly.

When you work with Katharine Tate, you can count on quality representation, high ethical standards, individual attention, and an efficient, cost-effective approach to your legal needs.

More About Katharine Tate - Estate Planning Lawyer

Katharine was born and raised in Spokane Valley, Washington. She graduated from East Valley High School in 2008. Katharine received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Carroll College in Helena, Montana in 2012, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a triple major in history, international relations, and political science. She then received her Juris Doctorate degree from Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Oregon in 2015, graduating Magna Cum Laude and in the top 10 percent of her class.

While at law school, Katharine worked at the International Human & Refugee Rights Clinic and at the Willamette University Clinical Law Program, was Editor-in-Chief of the Willamette Journal of International Law & Dispute Resolution, and participated in the Shanghai China Summer Study Abroad Program. After law school, she also trained in sports management and earned an athlete management certificate from Sports Management Worldwide in Portland, Oregon.

Prior to opening her own practice, Katharine was an associate attorney with Grable Hantke Law Group in Pendleton, Oregon, where she represented clients in estate planning, and estate administration matters.

Having grown up in Eastern Washington, Katharine has the strong work ethic and love of the outdoors that is shared by people throughout this part of the country. She enjoys playing and watching sports, hiking, traveling, reading, cooking, and spending time with her family and her dog Buddy.

Talk to Katharine Tate about your legal needs.

Whether you are buying a house, need advice on a conservatorship, want to make an estate plan, or want to protect the rights of an elderly loved one, we are here to help. To schedule a consultation with Katharine Tate, please call us at (509) 994-1599 or contact us online. We serve clients throughout Spokane County and surrounding areas.

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B.A., Carroll College, Magna Cum Laude 

J.D., Willamette University College of Law, Magna Cum Laude


Grable Hantke Law Group 2016-2019 

Grable Hantke Law Group 2016-2019

Bar Associations

Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) 

WSBA Real Property Probate and Trust Section 

WSBA Elder Law Section 

Oregon State Bar 

Spokane County Bar Association (SCBA) 

SCBA Elder, Disability, Estate Planning Section 

SCBA Young Lawyers Division 

American Bar Association (ABA) 

ABA Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section 

ABA Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division 

ABA Young Lawyers Division