Keith Wayne Brunstrom

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Biography

Keith W. Brunstrom is an attorney and shareholder in Brunstrom Law Office, P.C. He attended the University of Missouri-Columbia (B.S. in Agriculture, 1984), and the University of Colorado School of Law (J.D. with Emphasis in Taxation 1988). Keith was with a law firm in Jefferson City, Missouri from September 1988 through April 2002. In May 2002, Keith returned to his roots, opening an office in his home town of Ashland, Missouri - his practice is based in central Missouri, with major emphasis in the areas of estate planning, elder law, special needs trusts, and planning for persons with disabilities, as well as probate and trust administration and business planning. He has been a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) since 2001 and served on the Board of Directors of the Missouri Chapter of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (MoNAELA) from 2003-06, and served as Chapter Treasurer (2006-07), Secretary (2007-08), President-Elect (2008-09), President (2009-10), and Immediate Past-President (2010-11). Keith has been a member of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys since 1988 and served on its Board of Governors from 1998 to 2003. He is also a member of The Missouri Bar; American Bar Association; Boone County Bar Association; and Cole County Bar Association. Mr. Brunstrom is a frequent speaker on legal issues concerning estate planning, probate and elder law. Keith was recognized by MoNAELA as the Outstanding Elder Law Attorney of the Year for 2004-05; and received MoNAELA's Outstanding Achievement Award in 2005

Reported Cases: Lett v. City of St. Louis, 24 S.W.3d 157 (Mo.App. E.D., Apr; 25, 2000) (NO. ED76879); Kellar v. American Family Mut. Ins. Co., 987; S.W.2d 452 (Mo.App. W.D., Feb. 16, 1999) (NO. WD55762, WD55848); Missouri Consol. Health Care Plan v. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri, 985; S.W.2d 903 (Mo.App. W.D., Jan. 12, 1999) (NO. WD 56057); Lett v. City of; St. Louis, 948 S.W.2d 614 (Mo.App. E.D., Feb. 27, 1996) (NO. 67990,; 67999); Hopkins v. City of Kansas City, Mo., 894 S.W.2d 156 (Mo., Feb. 21,; 1995) (NO. 77240); Lynch v. Public School Retirement System of Missouri,; Bd. Of Trustees, 27 F.3d 336, 92 Ed. Law Rep. 793 (8th Cir. (Mo.), Jun 20,; 1994) (NO. 93-3357). Awards & Recognition: Martindale Hubbell AV Rated

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Estate Planning
  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Elder Law
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Probate
  • Business Planning
  • Corporate
  • Limited Liability Company Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(573) 657-5755  Phone
(573) 657-5297  Fax
www.sobocolaw.com
University Attended:
University of Missouri at Columbia, B.S., 1984
Law School Attended:
University of Colorado at Boulder, J.D., with emphasis in Taxation, 1988
Year of First Admission:
1988
Admission:
1992, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; 1995, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 1988, U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri; 1993, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri; 1989, U.S. Tax Court; 1988, Missouri; 1994, U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
The Missouri Bar; American Bar Association; National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Member, Board of Directors, Missouri Chapter, 2003-); Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (Member, Board of Governors, 1998-2003).
Birth Information:
Jefferson City, Missouri, February 15, 1960
Reported Cases:
Lett v. City of St. Louis, 24 S.W.3d 157 (Mo.App. E.D., Apr 25, 2000) (NO. ED76879); Kellar v. American Family Mut. Ins. Co., 987 S.W.2d 452 (Mo.App. W.D., Feb. 16, 1999) (NO. WD55762, WD55848); Missouri Consol. Health Care Plan v. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri, 985 S.W.2d 903 (Mo.App. W.D., Jan. 12, 1999) (NO. WD 56057); Lett v. City of St. Louis, 948 S.W.2d 614 (Mo.App. E.D., Feb. 27, 1996) (NO. 67990, 67999); Hopkins v. City of Kansas City, Mo., 894 S.W.2d 156 (Mo., Feb. 21, 1995) (NO. 77240); Lynch v. Public School Retirement System of Missouri, Bd. Of Trustees, 27 F.3d 336, 92 Ed. Law Rep. 793 (8th Cir. (Mo.), Jun 20, 1994) (NO. 93-3357).
ISLN:
908716744
Payment Information:
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Peer Reviews

4.8/5.0 (32 reviews)
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  • Legal Knowledge

    4.8/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.8/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.8/5.0
  • Communication

    4.7/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.8/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 08/24/12 in Estate Planning

    I've known Mr. Brunstrom for over a decade and cannot recommend him more highly. He is extremely knowledgeable, has exceptional analytical ability and judgment, and is a great lawyer.

    I've known Mr. Brunstrom for over a decade and cannot recommend him more highly. He is extremely knowledgeable, has exceptional analytical ability and judgment, and is a great lawyer. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Judge on 01/25/11 in Trusts and Estates


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