Ronald St. Hilaire is the only Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) in Eastern Washington. Learn more about the CELA designation here.
Ronald was born and raised in the Tri-Cities.
Washington State Bar Association, 2001;
Eastern District of Washington, 2002
University of Notre Dame, (B.A., Government and International Studies, French, 1998);
Gonzaga University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2001)
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) (2010-Present);
Tri-Cities Estate Planning Council (2009-Present);
Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation (2019-Present)
Diocesan Schools Council, Diocese of Yakima (2018-Present)
Central Washington Catholic Foundation Board (2021-Present)
Chair Elect, Washington State Bar Association Elder Law Section (2022-2023)
Ronald practices Elder Law, including Estate Planning, Probate, Trust, Guardianship, Long Term Care Planning and Medicaid Planning. Ronald has been Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation (NELF) since 2019. The Supreme Court of Washington does not recognize certification of specialties in the practice of law. Certification is not required to practice law in the State of Washington.