Stephen L. Pruss

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Recognized by those who know him as one of the finest and most intelligent trust and estate attorneys in the United States, Stephen Pruss has advised clients for over 30 years. Integrating his skills as an attorney and certified public accountant, Steve provides Ahrens DeAngeli Law Group’s clients with an impressive depth of knowledge in tax, estate planning, trust and estate administration, tax controversy, and guardianship and conservatorship matters. He is also active in the community as an officer and board and committee member of several nonprofit organizations. When he’s not working for his clients, Steve enjoys spending time with his wife Stacy and their families, being involved in their church, and trying to find his errant golf shots.

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Education:

  • J.D., University of Idaho College of Law (1985), graduated first in class
  • B.A., Accounting and Business Administration, Northwest Nazarene University, summa cum laude (1979)

Professional Recognition:

  • Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
  • The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White) – Selected in field of “Trusts and Estates”
  • Puget Sound Business Journal and Seattle Metropolitan Magazine – Recognized as a top trusts and estates attorney in the area

Other Professional Designation:

  • Certified Public Accountant, Idaho

Professional Memberships and Civic Activities:

  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
  • American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Real Property, Probate & Trust Section of the Washington State Bar Association
  • Taxation, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Idaho State Bar Association
  • Southwest Idaho Planned Giving Council, Secretary
  • Washington Planned Giving Council

Bar and Court Admissions:

  • Idaho
  • Washington
  • Federal District Court in Idaho
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Tax Court
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