Jeffrey Paul Helsdon

Jeff is peer-rated AV Preeminent™ by Martindale Hubbell (4.8 out of possible 5.0 peer review rating). 


He was born in Evanston, Illinois and raised in Kansas City.   After working his way through the University of Washington receiving a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Political Science, Jeff attended the University of Puget Sound Law School, receiving his Juris Doctor degree in 1987.
Jeff is committed to precision in his law practice.  Jeff practices in the areas of estate planning, business transactions and litigation, complex partnership and limited liability company formations and partnership tax, real estate transactions and land use issues, real estate and land use litigation, and has been a Qualified Intermediary for investment property exchanges under § 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code for over 26 years.  He is well-respected and is called upon to accommodate many complex, large 1031 exchange transactions throughout the United States.  He was the first Certified Exchange Specialist® in the south Puget Sound.
Admitted to U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington and Washington State bar.
Education: University of Washington, (B.A. 1984); University of Puget Sound School of Law (now Seattle University School of Law, (J.D. 1987).
Member: American Bar Association (Business Section, Real Property, Probate and Trust Section and Tax Section); Federation of Exchange Accommodators; Washington State Bar Association (Business Section, Real Property, Probate and Trust Section and Tax Section); Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association.


1201 Pacific Avenue, Suite 600

Tacoma, WA 98402


(253) 564-1856


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