We Help Individuals, Families and Businesses.


To our clients, friends and colleagues:

We are seeking to hire an Associate Attorney.  Speidel Bentsen LLP is an established leader in the practice areas of Complex Estate Tax Planning; Probate and Nonprobate Estate Planning; Elder Law; Administration of large and small Trusts and Estates; Real Property; Family Business; Public Charities; Immigration; Litigation and Mediation involving Trusts, Estates, Real Property and Closely Held Corporations.  If you know of anyone who you believe would be a good fit for our firm, please ask them to contact Jean Speidel at 509-662-1211 or  We look forward to expanding our capacity to contribute to our community and provide practical solutions to the needs of our clients.

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

Speidel Bentsen LLP 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 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

Speidel Bentsen LLP 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.


“Thank you so much for your professional expertise which you gave us while at the same time making us feel welcome and truly cared about.” – K.V.

“Your staff are so capable. They’re impressive.  Everybody in your office is so incredibly competent.  And they all get along so well.  I love to talk to them.” – P.R.

“You guys did such a great job.  Thank you. We’re so impressed with the work that you did and how quickly you did it.  Fantastic job.  Really…just amazing.” – D.H.


Speidel Bentsen LLP

7 North Wenatchee Avenue
Suite 600
Wenatchee, WA 98807

CALL 509.662.1211