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A. Ross received his Bachelor of Science degree from St. Norbert
College and his Juris Doctor degree from Marquette University Law
School.  He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court and
is a board-certified Estate Planning Law Specialist.  He is a
contributing author of Giving: Philanthropy for Everyone and Your Life, Your Legacy: Fundamentals of Effective Estate Planning.  Bob and his wife, Cindy, reside in Brussels and have six children and twelve grandchildren.


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Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 75%
    40 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Probate: 25%
    40 years, 1 thousand cases



Fixed (always), Free consultation (60 minutes)

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Attorney endorsements

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  • Richard H. Foley, Jr.

    I have known Bob professionally for a number of years through a national study group of estate planning lawyers. Bob is a man of high integrity that puts other people first. He is knowledgeable, professional, and compassionate about serving the interest of his clients. I wholeheartedly endorse Bob Ross as an estate planning lawyer.


    Richard Foley, Jr. Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • J. Benjamin Warren Jr.

    Bob Ross is an excellent trust and estates attorney whom I have worked with and known for many years. He is an out of the box thinker, great with clients, extremely smart, and gets the job done. Larry is also responsive and easy to work with.


    J. Warren Oil & Gas Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Ross Estate Planning

926 Willard Dr
Suite 116
Green Bay, WI, 54304

Ross Estate Planning

218 North 14th Ave
PO Box 317
Sturgeon Bay, WI, 54235



WIGood Standing197603/16/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Accredited Estate PlannerEstate Law Specialist Board2008
Key LeaderDoor County YMCA2004
Certified Estate Planning Law SpecialistEstate law Specialist Board2002
Supreme Court of the United States of AmericaAmerican Bar Association1982
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerRoss Estate Planning1987 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
e-plannersMember2010 - Present
St. Norbert College Gift Planning Advisory CouncilMember2010 - Present
Catholic Diocese of Green Bay FoundationMember2010 - Present
The ClearingBoard Member2007 - 2009
St Josephs ChurchEndowment Advisor2006 - Present
WealthCounselMember2004 - Present
National Association of Estate Planners and CouncilsMember2002 - Present
Door County Memorial Hospital Ethics CommitteeMember2000 - Present
Estate Plannning Institute of Collaborative ResourcesChairman1999 - 2010
State Bar of Wisconsin Board of GovernorsBoard of Governors1999 - 2002
Wisconsin Council of Estate PlannersMember1997 - Present
St Josephs ChurchChoir Director1991 - Present
Door County Sail and Power SquadronLegal Officer1988 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinN/A1976 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
St. Norbert CollegeSix Biggest IRA Beneficiary Form Mistakes2010
Door County Land Trust“Making a Bargain Sale of Land to the Door County Land Trust”2008
Your Life Your LegacyYour Life Your legacy2005
Quantum Press publicationGiving Philanthropy For Everyone2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Marquette University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
St Norbert CollegeChemistryBS - Bachelor of Science1973
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Estate PlanningWills and Trusts2013
Estate PlanningEstate Planning2013
Estate PlanningTrusts and Wills2013
Crossroads at Big CreekTrustee Training2013
City of Sturgeon BayWills and Trusts2013
30th Annual Financial Planning SymposiumEnd of Life Documents2013
Expert AdvisorWills For Heros2012
Charitable Planning ConferenceCharitable Estate Planning2012
2012 Annual Surveyors InstituteEstate Plan Pitfalls2012
2012 Annual Surveyors InstituteBusiness Protection of Assets2012
Northeast Wisconsin Estate Plan CouncilCharitable Planning Doing Well by Doing Good2011
National Association of Independent Financial AdvisorsEstate Planning is not just for the Rich and Famous2011
Roth ConversionsUnderstanding Roth Conversions2010
Probate from Start to FinishProbate Process2010
Philanthropy for todayUnlocking Donor Motivation2010
National Association of Financial AdvisorsIRA Stretch Trust2010
Marquette Alumni RoundtableRetirement Plan Exit Strategy2010
Basic Estate PlanningEstate Planning2010
61st Annual Surveyors InstituteBusiness Succession Planning2010
61st Annual Surveyors InstituteEstate planning is Not Just for The Rich and Famous2010
WipfliRetirement Plan Exit Strategy2009
What Do Trustees Do?Successor Trustee Training2009
Estate Plan Council of NE WisconsinBusiness Succession Planning2009
Door County Senior CenterWills, Health Care Powers, Trusts2009
Baylake Bank Private BankingRetirement Plan Exit Strategy2009
Associated Trust CompanyRetirement Plan Exit Strategy2009
State Farm AgentsRetirement Savings Tax Bomb2008
Estate Plan Council of NE WisconsinCharitable Planning2007