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Local prominent attorney Scott B. Lukins dies

Scott B. Lukins Scott B. Lukins

SPOKANE, Wash. - Prominent Spokane attorney and civic activist Scott B. Lukins died Sunday in Spokane. Lukins was among the attorneys who founded Lukins & Annis, one of the largest law firms in Spokane, in 1972. He had been a partner in other firms the previous 10 years, and earlier had worked for Ford Motor Co. Scott B. Lukins was 81 years old. Below is a list of some of his many accomplishments.

AREAS OF EMPHASIS

  • Estate Planning
  • Charitable Bequests
  • Disposition of Property Interests
  • Corporate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Banking Law

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

  • State of Washington
  • District Court, Eastern District of Washington
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Ninth Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals
  • United States Tax Court

EDUCATION

  • Harvard University, 1951
  • University of Washington Law School, 1954
  • New York University School of Law, L.L.M. (tax law), 1955

PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT

  • Attorney-advisor to Judge Bruce M. Forrester, United States Tax Court
  • Tax Law Research, Ford Motor Company
  • Author of the Tax Law Review note - The Lease with Option to Purchase. Is Allocation the Issue?

PROFESSIONAL, AND CIVIC ACTIVITIES

  • Former Chairman - Spokane Chamber of Commerce
  • Former President - Spokane Symphony Orchestra
  • Former Director - Foundation Northwest
  • Former member - Board of Directors of Islanders Bank
  • President and Member of Board of Directors, Spokane Estate Planning Council
  • Former President - Sacred Heart Hospital
  • Former Member - Board of Directors, Washington Trust Bank
  • Former member - Board of Directors - Pacific Northwest Bell Telephone Company
  • Member of Board of Directors of Bank of Pullman and Landers Bank
  • Former Member - Board of Directors of R.A. Pearson Company, Idaho Forest Industries, and Jensen Distributing
  • Member of the Tax Law and the Real Property, Probate, and Trust Section of the ABA and State of Washington Bar Association
  • Member, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Lawyers
  • Member, Inland Empire Council - Boy Scouts of America
  • Former member - Governor's Super Collider Committee
  • Current member of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, nominated by President Clinton in 1986
  • Organized six different banks

HONORS

  • Honorary degree in law, Gonzaga University, 2000
  • Director Emeritus, Spokane Symphony Foundation
  • Distinguished Eagle Scouts and Silver Beaver Award holder
  • Served for 24 years - Congressional Chairman for the Reelection of Thomas S. Foley, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Served for 12 years as a Member of Board of Regents, Washington State University
  • Listed in "Best Lawyers in America"

OTHER ACTIVITIES

  • Golf, Manito Golf Club and Northwest Senior Golf Association
  • Skiing, Sun Valley, Idaho

 

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