Steven Schindler

Perkins Coie LLP

Counsel with the law firm of Perkins Coie, Steven Schindler represents individuals and families in personal and estate planning strategies that range from basic estate plans to sophisticated planning techniques to achieve a variety of family legacy and charitable objectives. He advises clients on probate and trust administration, estate and trust dispute resolution, and tax matters, including the preparation of gift and estate tax returns. He also advises private clients with international assets regarding reporting obligations and compliance opportunities, including participation in the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program and related programs.

Steven also represents personal representatives (executors and administrators), trustees (including trustees of special needs trusts), guardians and beneficiaries in estate and trust administration. His practice includes working with individuals and groups to form charitable organizations and advising existing charitable organizations on a variety of legal and tax matters.

J.D., Duke University School of Law (2007) magna cum laude
M.P.P., Public Policy, Duke University (2007)
B.A., History; B.S., Engineering Management Science and Mathematics, Southern Methodist University (2003) summa cum laude

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
(Commissioned) 801 T.M., Conflicts, Confidentiality, and Other Ethical Considerations in Estate Planning (co-author)