Erica L. Ragsdale


Even prior to becoming an attorney, Erica learned to appreciate the complexities and opportunities involved in family legacy planning. Motivated by her pre-law-school professional work in business and in elder law, and inspired by her personal experiences, Erica set out to tailor her legal studies and career by focusing on estate planning and trust administration. As a result, Erica enjoys helping clients to evaluate their options and develop an estate plan to fit their specific circumstances and, very importantly, guiding them through the steps necessary to implement a well-crafted plan. Often family or close friends are asked to serve as executors, trustees, and in other important fiduciary roles. Through her own personal experience in helping her family through complex trust administration matters, Erica learned that serving as trustee can be intimidating. There are often unforeseen risks and challenges. Erica assists and advises individuals serving as trustees and in other fiduciary roles to ensure the smooth administration of trusts and estates. This extra effort not only protects all involved, but it is also vitally important to ensure that those careful plans achieve the intended results.

Erica thrives in Three60’s collaborative environment and brings her own infectious personality to what can often be emotionally charged situations. Erica excels at organizing complex matters and breaking them down into manageable pieces. She is clearly dedicated to her practice—both emotionally and intellectually—and it shows in everything she does.

Professional Experience:

Three60 Law Group, PLLC
Trusts and Estates Attorney
March 2023-present

CMS Law Firm, LLC
Trusts and Estate Attorney
May 2022 – December 2022

Des Moines Elder Law, PLLC
Legal Assistant
June 2016 – January 2019

Seattle University School of Law
Teaching Assistant, Trusts and Estates
August 2017 – May 2018


Seattle University School of Law
J.D., cum laude, December 2018

Texas Christian University, B.A.
Economics, summa cum laude, May 2011 

Phi Beta Kappa


Awards and Activities

Presidential Scholarship Recipient at Seattle University School of Law (2015-2018)

CALI Award for Excellence in the Future:
Estate Planning, Spring 2018
Advanced Torts, Spring 2018
Guardianship and Alternatives, Fall 2017 

Organizations and affiliations

Washington State Bar Association 

King County Bar Association 

WSBA Real Property, Probate and Trust Section 

Legal Volunteer at Des Moines Senior Center, June 2016 – October 2019

Eastside Legal Assistance Program, Legal Intern, 2014 

Practice emphasis

Estate Planning (wills, trusts, etc.)
Probate, Estate, and Trust Administration
Gift and Estate Tax Issues

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