Wes Coulson is a certified elder law attorney and the principal of Coulson Elder Law. He earned his B.A., with honors, from Northwestern University and his J.D. from The University of Michigan. He is a member of the Illinois State and Missouri Bar, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the St. Louis Estate Planning Council and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis. Mr. Coulson lectures frequently and presents classes on his vast experience and knowledge. He has published many articles on Medicaid eligibility planning; The Purchase of or Exchange for a Life Estate Interest as a Medicaid Eligibility Planning Technique, The Use of Caregiver Services Contracts, Opening the Door Gently and Dealing with Life Insurance in Medicaid Eligibility Planning. Wes holds Life and Health Insurance Producers licenses, as well as a Series 6 Securities Brokers license. He is married and lives in St. Louis.