Joseph Gilsoul

Joseph Gilsoul

Gilsoul & Aronson, LLC
  • Business Law, Elder Law, Estate Planning ...
  • Louisiana
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Joe has been practicing law for 40 years. His practice emphasizes estate planning, trusts, successions (probate), Medicaid, VA benefits, Social Security disability appeals, asset protection planning, and general family counseling in these areas. He realizes that each client has individual circumstances that require a unique plan. He plans with the overarching goal of protecting the client’s well-being and secondarily preserving the client’s assets over the long term. Joe has given frequent seminars for the public, financial planners, and other professional groups. He has been honored to present at attorney continuing-education seminars sponsored by LSU Law Center, Tulane Law School, and the Louisiana State Bar Association. Joe was born and raised in Montana. At age 17, he signed up for a three-year stint with the U. S. Army and served a year in Vietnam. Joe then worked full-time while attending the University of South Florida in Tampa, graduating with honors in accounting. After graduation, he worked for the U. S. General Accounting Office and then for six and one-half years for the Internal Revenue Service in New Orleans. While working full-time at IRS, he attended Loyola Law School at night. Upon graduation from law school, he joined a mid-sized Shreveport law firm for 31 years. On August 1, 2016, he started his firm, Gilsoul & Aronson, LLC, where highly regarded Lee Aronson joined him.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Elder Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
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  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    First consultation is typically $300, even though it usually well exceeds one hour.
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Gilsoul & Associates, LLC
Joe handles estate planning, Medicaid and VA benefits planning, successions (probate), interdictions (guardianship), trusts and asset protection planning, particularly for the elderly. He takes pride in customizing every client’s plan to their unique needs–cookie-cutter planning is not what he offers. This means that he takes the time necessary to know his clients, their families, and their circumstances. He emphasize clear communication to his clients to make sure our they understand the options available, allowing the client and him to create the best plan for client.
Loyola University New Orleans
J.D. (1984) | Law
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University of South Florida
B.A. (1974) | Accounting/English
Honors: Honors
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Professional Associations
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
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Academy of Special Needs Planners
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Special Needs Alliance
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Louisiana State Bar
- Current
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2950 Fairfield Ave.
Ste. 300
Shreveport, LA 71104
Telephone: (318) 524-9966
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