Robert Preston practices in the areas of trusts and estates and wealth transfer planning, tax planning and controversy, and business and real estate transactions, with an emphasis on planning and succession issues involving closely-held and family businesses.
He is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Washington School of Law. Mr. Preston is the author of numerous tax and estate planning articles, including “Tax Court Rebuffs IRS View that Power to Remove Trustee is Retained Control,” 80 Journal of Taxation No. 3 (March 1994), “Spouse’s Stock in a Divorce Can Be Redeemed Tax Free,” 78 Journal of Taxation No. 6 (June 1993), and “When Will Crummey Transfers to Contingent Beneficiaries Be Excludable Present Interest?” 76 Journal of Taxation No. 2 (February 1992).
Mr. Preston is a member of the Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and Ohio State Bars.