Richard C. Tizzano is a principal at Sherrard McGonagle Tizzano & Lind. He has 25 years of legal experience in Washington and California and in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington. Richard's specializes in the field of Elder Law and Long Term Care Crisis Management, Strategic Care Cost Risk Mitigation and Sustainability, Estate Planning & Settlement, Guardianships and Adoptions.

Richard is a graduate of Vanguard University of Southern California and Seattle University School of Law. Prior to law school, Richard served as an ordained Minister with the Assemblies of God Church, and has extensive experience in both the financial and commercial real estate markets. This unique background enables him to provide a compassionate, comprehensive approach to the practice of law and estate planning.

ACCIDENTAL SAFARI, by Richard C. Tizzano

Richard Tizzano wants to take you on a journey. Perhaps a safari. As an expert in elder law & estate planning, Richard knows the routes and the forks in the road. The safari metaphor is the theme for his new book, 'ACCIDENTAL SAFARI.' and how to keep on track in life. With over 20 years training, experience, compassion, and insight into the lives of so many families, Richard is uniquely qualified and humbled to write this book and share his many years of experience with all of you.

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Over the last 20 years, Mr. Tizzano has been invited to speak at functions all around the Puget Sound.  If you would like to invite Mr. Tizzano to be a speaker at your private function, please contact Mary Coupland @ 206-321-8016 or Thank you for your interest.
Professional Memberships and Activities

BV-Rated Lawyer by Martindale Hubble
Member, Washington State Bar Association
Member, California State Bar Association
Member, Kitsap County Bar Association
Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce


Civic Activities

Puget Sound Youth For Christ/Board Member
Kitsap Community Foundation/Past President
Poulsbo Rotary Club, Member
Licensed Foster Parent
Volunteer, Gateway Fellowship Church



J.D., Seattle University School of Law, Seattle, WA, 1992
Bachelor of Science, Vanguard University, Costa Mesa, California, 1972

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