"As I have come to know generations of families over my years of practice, I have learned so much about family loyalty and resilience and the way families pull together in difficult times. It is a privilege to practice law and to work with these clients."
Kerry Brink brings experience, insight and compassion to her practice in the areas of estate planning, probate, and elder law. She is admitted to the U.S. Tax Court and is a member of the Washington State Bar sections on Taxation, Estate Planning, and Elder Law. Kerry has served as Treasurer for the Washington State Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and Chair of the Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association Guardianship Committee. Kerry successfully completed the first Elder Law Certification sponsored by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Kerry speaks frequently to community groups and professional groups on issues related to elder law, estate planning, and estate taxation.
Before going to law school, Kerry obtained her Graduate Certificate in School Psychology and served as a school psychologist in two Washington school districts and as a community psychologist and head of Child Development Services in Neu Ulm, Germany. After graduating with honors and serving as a member of the Law Review editorial board, Kerry was admitted to the Washington State Bar in 1988 and has been in private practice ever since. She joined VJ&G in October 1993, where she is a member of the firm.
Kerry has served on numerous community boards. She is currently on the Advisory Board for The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation and a board member for the Liliir Education Project. In 2017, Kerry was honored by the Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association for her providing outstanding service to further the goals of the legal profession and promoting the ideal of professionalism.
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