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Estate and Income Taxation
and Trust Law
and Asset Protection Planning
Law and Litigation
Estate Transactions and Litigation
1975, Missouri, U.S. District Court, Eastern District
of Missouri and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit;
1978, U.S. Tax Court; 1979, U.S. Supreme Court; 1980,
U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 1991, U.S. Court
of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
School: St. Louis University, J.D. 1975;
Washington University in St. Louis, LLM 1979.
Editor-in-Chief, St. Louis University Law Journal,
The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis; The
Missouri Bar, American Bar Association; AV Designation
Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell; Best Lawyers in America
Designation in practice area of Trusts and Estates;
Member, Human Research Committee, St. Luke's Hospital,
1986-1997; President, Central Reform Congregation, St.
Louis, Missouri, 1997-1999; President, St. Louis
Hillel at Washington University, 2005-2007.
Author: "Charitable Deductions in Will
Contest Cases", Journal of The Missouri Bar,
March 1991, Vol. 47 No. 2; Contributing Reviewer: The
American Bar Association Guide to Wills and Estates,
Random House, Copyright 1995, American Bar
Association; Author and Presenter, "Special
Procedural Considerations in Will and Trust
Litigation", Bar Association of Metropolitan St.
Louis, 1995; Author and Presenter: "Asset
Protection Planning as Part of the Overall Estate
Plan", U of Missouri-Kansas City Estate Planning
Internship Program, 1995; Author and Presenter:
"Asset Protection Planning-Staying on
Shore", U. of Missouri-Columbia School of Law,
William F. Fratcher Trusts and Estates Symposium,
1996; Author and Presenter, "Virtual
Representation Issues in Will Contests",
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, William
F. Fratcher Trusts and Estates Symposium, 1997:
Author, "Transfers Outside Probate 'Recoverable'
by a Decedent's Surviving Spouse under Mo. Rev. Stat.
Section 461.300: A Critical View", The St. Louis
Bar Journal, Fall 2007, Vol. 54 No. 2; Contributing
Reviewer: Missouri Estate Planning Desk Book, Third
Edition, 2009; Author and Presenter, "The Case of
Brooke Astor: When Does Breach of Fiduciary Duty
Become a Crime", Fiduciary Litigation Seminar
2010, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis.
Chicago, Illinois, June 17, 1946