Alyssa Whetstine
Alyssa Whetstine



    Alyssa Whetstine is an associate of the firm. Her primary areas of practice are estate planning, business formation, retirement planning, and probate and trust administration.

    Alyssa focuses on helping families in the preparation of revocable living trusts, irrevocable trusts, wills, powers of attorney, and living wills, and in the formation of business entities and charitable foundations. She also advises clients with respect to their retirement benefits, including how to maximize income tax deferral. Finally, Alyssa prepares and files probate documents and assists clients with trust administration.

    Practice Areas

    Estate Planning

    Business Formation

    Retirement Planning

    Probate and Trust Administration

    Honors & Awards

    Academic Honors and Awards

    CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Federal Income Taxation, Contracts, Antitrust, Family Law, and Water Law

    2015 Dean’s Award

    Willard H. Pedrick Scholar

    Order of the Coif

    Bar & Court Admissions

    U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2015


    Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, J.D., summa cum laude, 2015

    University of Southern California, B.A., magna cum laude, Communication, 2012

    Professional Memberships

    State Bar of Arizona

    Articles & Presentations

    Inherited IRAs After the SECURE Act, and RMDs, Penalty-Free Withdrawals and Loans After the CARES Act,” Planned Giving Round Table of Arizona, 2020

    Retirement Benefits and Estate Planning,” State Bar of Arizona 2018 Annual Convention