Spencer has a general practice but his primary areas include estate planning, elder law, probate, business, bankruptcy, and alternative reproductive technology. Spencer is a 1988 graduate of University of Washington School of Law. Mr. Bergsteddt is a nationally recognized expert in transgender related law. Mr. Bergsteddt earned his Bachelors Degree in Political Science, cum laude, from the UW in 1985. Spencer Bergsteddt is a co-founder of the Transgender Law & Policy Institute. Spencer is a nationally recognized speaker on a variety of legal issues as is the author of numerous articles and books. Spencer has served as a board member for a number of community organizations - both locally and nationally - including The Pride Foundation, Totem Girl Scout Council and International Conference on Transgender Law and Employment Policy. Spencer is featured in Whos Who in Law, Whos Who in Business, Whos Who in America, and Whos Who in the World for his legal practice and business experience in the United States and around the world. Spencer is a member of the Washington State Bar Association, an Eagle Member of the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, the King County and Snohomish County Bar Associations, Q-Law - The Washington State LGBT Lawyers Association, and National Lesbian and Gay Lawyers Association and Mr. Bergsteddt is a member of the following Judicial Evaluation Committee for Q-Law, which interviews and makes recommendations to the Governor on potential judicial appointees. Spencer is admitted to practice before the Washington State Bar, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, and U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington.