Mark Krogstad

Mark Krogstad

Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP
  • Estate Planning, Probate, Tax Law ...
  • Minnesota, South Dakota
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Mark Krogstad is a Trusts and Estates attorney practicing in South Dakota and Minnesota with Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP in Sioux Falls, SD. A Willmar, Minnesota native and Augustana University graduate, Mark joined the firm after practicing in Minnesota and receiving his Master’s Degree in Taxation from the University of Florida. He practices in the areas of estate planning, business succession planning, tax planning, charitable gift planning, and estate and trust administration. As a part of his practice, Mark assists clients in: *Drafting wills, durable powers of attorneys, and trusts, such as revocable living trusts, dynasty trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts (GRATs), irrevocable life insurance trusts (ILITs), spousal access trusts, asset protection trusts (APTs), charitable remainder trusts (CRTs), and charitable lead trusts (CLTs). *Planning and and implementing gift, estate, and generation-skipping (GST) transfer tax planning techniques to promote the preservation of wealth among generations. *The preparation of federal estate and gift tax returns and Minnesota estate tax returns. *The transfer transfer of closely-held business interests, including farming and ranching businesses. *Drafting prenuptial and antenuptial agreements. *Probate matters and the administration of estates. *The administration of trusts, including trust modifications and decanting. Mark is active in the community and in professional organizations. He is a member of the Sioux Falls Estate Planning Council, the State Bar of South Dakota, and the Minnesota State Bar Association. He is also a member of Peace Lutheran Church and serves as a professional advisor to the Planned Giving Council for Sioux Empire United Way and on the Board of Directors for the National Kidney Foundation Serving the Dakotas. Outside of the office, Mark enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters and outdoors activities, such as hunting and fishing.

Practice Areas
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Tax Law
    Business Taxes, Criminal Tax Litigation, Estate Tax Planning, Income Taxes, International Taxes, Payroll Taxes, Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits, Tax Planning
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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South Dakota
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University of Florida Levin College of Law
LL.M. (2012) | Taxation
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University of North Dakota School of Law
J.D. (2010)
Honors: with distinction, Order of the Coif, Order of Barristers
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Augustana College
B.A. (2007)
Honors: cum laude
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Professional Associations
State Bar of South Dakota  # 4339
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Minnesota State Bar  # 0391223
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Websites & Blogs
Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP
Davenport Evans News
Contact & Map
Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP
206 West 14th Street
P.O. Box 1030
Sioux Falls, SD 57101
Telephone: (605) 336-2880
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