Evergreen Elder Law

Managing Partner



Firm Administrator

Marketing Manager

Holland McBurns, Managing Partner

Attorney Holland McBurns has been a lifelong resident of Spokane, Washington. Growing up on the South Hill, she spent her early years committed to academics for the purpose and ultimate goal of making a difference in her community. This determination resulted in a BA, Cum Laude, in Women’s Issues from the University of Washington, and Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude, from Gonzaga School of Law.
Since 2000, Holland has had a successful law practice. In 2004, Holland was awarded the VLP award for legal representation of indigent clients. Her practice focuses on family value based planning, guiding each family to make the best decisions for themselves. Each plan is designed for the unique needs of a particular family or client, including pre-planning and crisis planning for Medicaid and long-term care, special needs planning, estate planning, estate administration, and guardianships.
Holland is currently a member of the Washington State Bar Association, the Spokane County Bar Association, the National Association for Elder Law Attorneys, the Washington Association for Elder Law Attorneys, the Elder Counsel, and the National Business Institute.
In addition to her legal practice, Holland is a committed wife and mother of three wonderful children who love to bike, hike, run and garden. Understanding the struggles and needs of families, Holland is dedicated to providing her clients with the kind of support and guidance necessary for the best possible results.

Alex Howie, Attorney

Alex Howie is a recent Magna Cum Laude graduate from Gonzaga University School of Law. She obtained her bachelor’s degree from Vancouver Island University in British Columbia and moved to Spokane in 2014 to pursue a career in law.  She enjoys the opportunity to assist elderly clients and their families with their legal needs.  In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, baking, and gardening with her husband, daughter, and Labrador retrievers.

Dalton Luke, Paralegal

Dalton Luke is an American Bar Association accredited Paralegal. He obtained his degree from Spokane Community College in 2013. He enjoys that the legal field is stimulating and challenging, while also giving him the opportunity to help clients and their families. He was born and raised in Spokane, Washington, and has lived here his whole life. In his spare time, Dalton enjoys spending time with his wife, cooking, reading, and watching movies.

Christy Risley – Firm Administrator / Lead Paralegal

Christy Risley is an American Bar Association accredited Paralegal, having earned her Paralegal Degree from Spokane Community College. Christy has worked in the legal field for 11 years, with the last 10 years having been primarily focused on estate planning and probate administration.

Christy has lived in Spokane since 1994 with her husband, who is a veteran of the United States Air Force, and their two daughters. In her spare time, Christy enjoys traveling, boating and spending time with her family.

Heidi Boehl – Marketing Manager

Heidi Boehl joined Evergreen Elder Law as Marketing Director in late 2016. Heidi has lived in Spokane, Washington since 1994 and has owned, operated and marketed several businesses. Heidi brings wonderful energy, a caring nature and commitment to educate and reach out to our community in order to bring the best solutions to each individual and family with respect to estate planning and long-term care.

In her spare time, Heidi enjoys gardening, hiking and beachcombing. Heidi is blessed with a large family consisting of several nieces, nephews, God children, a daughter and the apple of her eye…a grandson named Jax.

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The Evergreen Elder Law Team

Evergreen Elder Law is committed to helping you create comprehensive legal, financial, and physical security for you and your loved ones. We have the knowledge, compassion and professionalism to guide you in planning for the future, giving you peace of mind as you or a loved one makes important decisions for your family and future.

Let us provide you with a free 30-minute consultation. We are available throughout the week by phone and e-mail. Contact us now to set up the initial consultation, and we will make meeting with us easy – even if you need a personal consultation at your home, nursing home, or your financial advisor’s office. We welcome the opportunity to meet with you to come up with the best plan to meet your needs.

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