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Scott J. Curtis

Scott J. Curtis

Curtis Law Firm, LLC
  • Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate ...
  • Minnesota, Wisconsin
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Summary

Specialties: Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Administration; Contested Trust & Estate Litigation; General Litigation; Business Planning, Real Estate, Tax

Attorney Scott J. Curtis, a shareholder with the firm, practices in the areas of probate estates & trusts, general business law, estate planning, litigation, business formation & administration, business succession planning, estate and trust litigation, real estate, non-profit organizations, professional practices, estate planning, and general litigation.

Proficient in comprehensive estate planning, Mr. Curtis structures succession and estate plans for owners of family businesses engaged in numerous industries. In the field of probate and trust administration, Mr. Curtis has a reputation for success handling multi-million dollar estates, including contested estates. Mr Curtis has worked with clients to structure complex Medicaid divestment strategies, plans for gift tax avoidance, Reverse and Forward Single and Multiple Asset Tax Deferred Exchanges under Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code. Additionally, Mr. Curtis has represented buyers and sellers in transactions involving professional practices including chiropractic, dental, and medical businesses.

Mr. Curtis has represented numerous non-profit organizations, and has helped clients to carry out their philanthropic goals by forming and managing charitable entities. He has helped clients with personal wealth to create private foundations for long-term charitable giving within the family. He has assisted with the formation of public charities and has served on the board of organizations that support the Catholic Church, veterans causes, and community development.

Mr. Curtis is also a frequent speaker on estate, tax, and business law issues.

Civic Involvement:
Knight of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem;
3rd Degree Knight of Columbus
Executive Committee – Serra Club of La Crosse
Board Member – Gateway Area Counc

Education
Creighton University School of Law
J.D. (2012) | Law with a Business Concentration
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Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
B.A. (2009) | Philosophy Major, Sociology Major, Theology Minor
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Professional Experience
Shareholder
Curtis Law Firm, LLC
- Current
Shareholder
O'Flaherty Heim Birnbaum Kirchner & Curtis, Ltd.
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Associate Attorney
O'Flaherty Heim Egan & Birnbaum, Ltd.
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Law Clerk
O'Flaherty Heim Egan & Birnbaum, Ltd.
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Publications
Articles & Publications
The President's Proposed Budget and Changes to Estate and Gift Taxes
LaCrosseLaw.com
Professional Associations
Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
Knight
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Gateway Area Council - Scouts BSA
Board Member
- Current
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Minnesota State Bar  # 0394862
Member
- Current
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Knights of Columbus
3rd Degree Knight
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Minnesota
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Wisconsin
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
    Elder Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    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
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Latin: Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Attorney Profile
Contact & Map
Curtis Law Firm, LLC - Winona Branch Office
3760 Service Dr, Winona, MN 55987
3760 Service Dr
Winona, MN 55987
Toll-Free: (608) 784-1605
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: 12 PM - 3 PM
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Curtis Law Firm, LLC Main Office
201 Main Street
Suite 1000
La Crosse, WI 54601
Telephone: (608) 784-1605
Fax: (608) 785-1303
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: 9 AM - 12 PM
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Curtis Law Firm, LLC - Fountain City Branch Office
17 South Main Street
Fountain City, WI 54629
Telephone: (608) 687-9911
Fax: (608) 784-8414
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: 9 AM - 12 PM
Sunday: Closed (Today)