Richard Baskett

Richard Baskett

Christian, Samson & Baskett, PLLC
  • Estate Planning, Probate
  • Montana
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Biography

Rick Baskett is an Attorney and CPA. A graduate of both the business school and the law school at the University of Montana, he has worked in the tax department of Price Waterhouse (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers) in New York City and Baltimore, Maryland., as general counsel for Washington Corporations (now The Washington Companies), and for tax law firms in Baltimore and Washington, D.C. He has been adjunct lecturer of Partnership Taxation at the University of Montana School of Law, and has spoken at various continuing education courses on tax. In 1994, he established Baskett Law Office, emphasizing estate planning, probate, tax and business. On January 1, 2020, he merged his practice with Christian & Samson to form Christian, Samson & Baskett, PLLC. Rick is a Fellow of the American College of Trust & Estate Counsel and is listed as a Super Lawyer for the Rocky Mountain Region.

Education
University of Montana School of Law
J.D. (1979) | Law
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Activities: Montana Law Review
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University of Montana - University of Montana-Missoula
B.S. (1976) | Accounting
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Professional Experience
Member - Attorney/CPA
Christian, Samson & Baskett, PLLC
- Current
Attorney - CPA
Baskett Law Office
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Attorney
Datsopoulos, MacDonald & Lind
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Attorney
Sullivan & Baldassin
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Attorney
Tucker, Flyer, Sanger & Lewise
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Attorney
Wright & Parks
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Senior Accountant
Price Waterhouse
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General Counsel
Washington Corporations
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Staff Accountant
Price Waterhouse
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Publications
Articles & Publications
A Second Look at Living Trusts
State Bar of Montana
Certifications
CPA
Montana Society of CPA's
Awards
Haswell Award
State Bar of Montana
Best Article Published in Montana Lawyer Magazine
Professional Associations
American College of Trust & Estate Counsel
- Current
Activities: Estate and Gift Tax Committee; Business Planning Committee; Fiduciary Tax Committee
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Montana Society of CPA's
- Current
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Montana State Bar  # 81
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Montana
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Practice Areas
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate
    Probate Administration
Websites & Blogs
Website
Baskett Law Office
Contact & Map
Christian, Samson & Baskett, PLLC
310 W Spruce Street
Missoula, MT 59802
Telephone: (406) 721-7772
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed