Stella Edens Pederson

Stella Edens Pederson

Of Counsel

Stella Edens Pederson has practiced law since 1995, focusing on estate and business planning as well as probate and trust administration. For a period of time, she worked as a trust officer at the oldest bank in Washington State. Admitted to the New Mexico Bar in 2022, Stella joined the Santa Fe office of Pregenzer Baysinger Wideman & Sale in January of 2023. She practices law in both New Mexico and Washington State.

An empty nester, Stella moved with her husband and three dogs to Santa Fe in 2022. They came to New Mexico for the chiles, but stayed for the vibrant arts and music communities, the spectacular New Mexico scenery and outdoor activities.

Primary Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Probate and Trust Administration
  • Special Needs Trusts & Planning
  • Business and Real Estate



  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Washington 1991, Jackson School of International Studies
  • JD Willamette University College of Law 1994

Admissions to Practice

  • Washington (admitted 1995), Eastern & Western Washington United States District Courts
  • New Mexico (admitted 2022)

Memberships and Activities

  • Benton-Franklin Counties Bar Association (WA)
  • Tri-Cities Estate Planning Council (WA)
  • Santa Fe Estate Planning Council (NM)
  • First Judicial District Bar Association (NM)
  • (WA)
  • Benton Franklin Legal Aid – Friends of the Board (WA)