Has Michelle been appointed as the GAL in your guardianship case? Lovely! Please mail her a hard copy of the Petition & Order Appointing GAL to

4500 Ninth Ave NE #300 Seattle WA 98105.

Due to the volume of emails our office receives, initial pleadings must be served by mail and not email. We don’t want to miss your paperwork!

Michelle Geri Farris is an attorney and Title 11 Guardian ad Litem.

Her practice is focused on estate planning, guardianship, probate and elder law. Michelle is a sole practitioner and opened her law office in 2004. She serves clients in King, Snohomish, Skagit, Island and Whatcom Counties.

Michelle's services include:

  • Planning and drafting wills, trusts, powers of attorney and medical directives.

  • Representing clients in probate proceedings after the death of a family member.

  • Representing clients in Guardianship proceedings, including petitioning for guardianship, maintaining a guardianship, annual reporting and guardianship litigation.

  • Serving as a Guardian ad Litem in guardianship and probate matters.

She is registered as a Title 11 Guardian ad Litem in King, Snohomish, Island, Skagit and Whatcom Counties, and has served as a GAL in over 260 cases, including complex guardianship matters and Vulnerable Adult Protection Orders. She is a member of the planning committee for the GAL Training seminar in King County, and has been a speaker at King County’s GAL training annually since 2016.

Michelle is also a provider attorney in the ARAG network.


This website and its contents do not constitute legal advice. No attorney-client relationship can be formed until the attorney and client meet, discuss the client’s case, and sign a written fee agreement. Michelle is not a tax expert, and nothing in this website can be construed as tax advice. If you’d like to hire Michelle, please contact the office at 206-522-4638. Thank you! © Michelle Farris 2019