With more than 40 years of estate planning experience, Mark is a valued member of the firm's Financial Services industry team. He is dedicated to accomplishing his clients' unique estate planning and business-succession planning goals through the use of the most effective and tax-advantaged planning methods available.
Mark represents executors and trustees in the administration of estates and trusts, serves in these fiduciary capacities himself, and represents beneficiaries of estates and trusts.
As a related part of his practice, Mark deals specifically with all estate and gift tax, generation-skipping transfer tax, and fiduciary and individual income tax aspects of estate plans and trust and estate administration.
Awards and Recognitions
•The Best Lawyers In America, Trusts and Estates, 2001-2015
•Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent
•Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, Estate Planning & Probate, 2005-2008
•Instrumental in the implementation of the trust business of a brokerage-related trust company offering nationwide trust services.
10.14.11 Unprecedented Gift Planning Opportunities in 2011 and 2012, St. Louis Business Journal
In The News
8.19.14 Husch Blackwell Boasts 106 Best Lawyers on 2015 List, Seven “Lawyers of the Year”
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8.16.13 Best Lawyers 2014 Names 109 from Husch Blackwell, 13 “Lawyers of the Year”
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8.23.12 2013 Best Lawyers Includes 106 Husch Blackwell Attorneys in 56 Practice Areas and 7 States
9.06.11 More Than 100 Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers 2012