Samuel Wilkens

Samuel Wilkens joined Althauser Rayan Abbarno, LLP in 2019. Samuel graduated from The University of South Dakota in 2014 with a bachelor’s of arts in Kinesiology and earned his Juris Doctorate from University of South Dakota School of Law in 2018.

During law school was the president of the Public Interest Network with the aim to provide legal services to low-income individuals in the community. He also participated in Trial Team where he traveled to Stetson University College of Law and competed in the National Pretrial Competition.

Samuel works in both the Centralia and Olympia offices joins partner Todd Rayan in the Estate Planning and Probate practice. Samuel assists clients by using a number of planning tools, including wills, trusts, community property agreements, separate property agreements, powers of attorney, living wills, medical powers of attorney, special/ limited powers of attorney, testamentary trusts, revocable living trusts, special needs trusts and credit shelter trusts.

Before anything is drafted, Samuel will sits with our clients for a thorough review of their assets and the development of a long-term plan for asset management and transfer. All our attorneys work closely with clients to determine their wishes and create a plan designed to carry out their wishes.

Samuel is an active member of the Twin Cities Rotary Club, the Young Professionals of Lewis County, and the Young Professionals of Thurston County.

In his spare time, he enjoys golfing, cycling, reading, and cooking.

Althauser Rayan Abbarno has represented individuals and businesses in our community since 1946. Our seven attorneys and ten legal assistants are experienced in personal injury, workers compensation, criminal defense, family law, estate planning, probate, business/corporate matters, and property and contractual disputes.

For a consultation in Centralia or Olympia, call (360) 736-1301 or visit