We Help Individuals, Families and Businesses.


To our clients, friends and colleagues:

We want to assure you that Speidel Bentsen LLP remains available to serve you, even though our physical office is closed for the safety and wellbeing of our community, in accordance with Governor Inslee’s COVID-19 Proclamation.

Our office personnel continue to be available via telephone and e-mail during our normal office hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Alternatively, you may reach us via e-mail to jean@speidelbentsen.com.

Thank you and take care.

Russ Speidel and David Bentsen

Our Approach

Our approach to Elder Law and Estate Planning is to help generations work together without creating conflict. Our capable, friendly staff is committed to navigating you through each step of the complicated legal field of estate planning.

Business Counselling

SBLF counsels its business clients on a wide range of legal issues, from how to set up a business, to ongoing transactions and contracts, to resolving business and ownership disputes, to passing on a business to the next generation.

Real Estate Law

Real estate law is an important part of our practice.  We advise both individuals and businesses with their real estate transactions and real estate litigation.

Established Since 1986

Russell J.Speidel established the Speidel Bentsen Law Firm in his hometown, Wenatchee, Washington, in 1986. His prior experience included a trusts and estates practice in Massachusetts and New Hampshire with Old Colony Trust of Boston and Wiggin & Nourie of Manchester. Mr. Speidel has served on a variety of local and state bar committees, and is a frequent speaker at estate planning and continuing legal education seminars.

Estate Planning Leader

The Speidel Bentsen Law Firm has grown into a leader in North Central Washington in estate planning. Community involvement of firm attorneys and staff includes active participation and leadership in the Wenatchee Public Schools, Rotary, The Salvation Army, the North Central Washington Museum, and the North Central Washington Estate Planning Council.

“Dear Russell and associates,

We cannot thank you enough for the great work you all did on our behalf! 
You were great and we appreciate you so much! 
May God richly bless you!”
C.U. 1/23/14

“Russ Speidel is the nicest lawyer I’ve ever dealt with.” C.G.


Speidel Bentsen Law Firm

7 North Wenatchee Avenue
Suite 600
Wenatchee, WA 98807

CALL 509.662.1211