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Mr Scott Michael Nelson

Mr Scott Michael Nelson

  • Estate Planning, Probate, Tax Law
  • Minnesota, Wisconsin
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Summary

With more than 27 years of experience, Scott provides legal counsel to individuals and closely held businesses with sophisticated aspects of tax, business and estate planning. Licensed Minnesota and Wisconsin, his areas of expertise include business succession planning, coordinated estate planning for complex estates, and advising all types of families on transfer of assets as well as legacy and philanthropic planning during lifetime or upon death. Scott’s practice includes advising trust and estate fiduciaries (trustees and executors), beneficiaries and charitable organizations. His dedication to and advancement in the estate planning practice area is evidenced by his induction in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). Scott has acted as chair of the Minnesota State Bar Association Probate and Trust Section Council, worked as former chair of its legislation committee, and has frequently appeared as an expert witness in trust and estate matters. He serves on numerous planned giving committees and is a regular faculty member and guest speaker on estate and tax-planning issues. Scott is a licensed CPA in the state of Minnesota.

Practice Areas
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Tax Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Minnesota
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Wisconsin
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Professional Experience
Member
Mackall Crounse & Moore, PLC
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Shareholder
Lommen Abdo Law Firm
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Partner
Furber Timmer Zahn, PLLP
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Shareholder
Rossini Nelson & Rossini, P.A.
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Education
University of Minnesota Law School
J.D.
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Honors: Magna Cum Laude Order of the Coif
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St. John's University School of Law
B.S. | Accounting, Political Science
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Awards
Inducted as a Fellow
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
Magna Cum Laude, Order of the Coif
University of Minnesota Law School
Professional Associations
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
Fellow
- Current
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MSBA Assembly
Member
- Current
Activities: Sets policy for the MN State Bar Association
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Advisor
- Current
Activities: Planned giving advisor
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Catholic Charities of Minneapolis/St. Paul
Committee member
- Current
Activities: Planned Giving Committee
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MNCPA PAC
Board member
- Current
Activities: Minnesota Society of CPA's Political Action Committee
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Twin Cities Financial & Estate Planning Council
Member
- Current
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Minnessota Society of CPA's
Member
- Current
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Minnesota State Bar Association
Chair: MSBA Probate and Trust Council
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MSBA LawPAC
Trustee
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Activities: Laywer's Public Affairs Commission
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Certifications
Certified Public Accountant
Minnesota Board of Accountancy
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Hellmuth & Johnson, PLLP
8050 West 78th Street
Edina, MN 55439
USA
Telephone: (952) 746-2152
Fax: (952) 941-2337