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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Probate: 30%
  2. Estate Planning: 30%
  3. Trusts: 25%
  4. Business: 15%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-350/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (65 minutes), Pro bono (10%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Rebecca Jean Heltzer

    Ross is the "go to" attorney for complicated estate and trust planning and execution. He is very knowledgeable and personable and an exceptional attorney.

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    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

222 N Second St #300
Minneapolis, MN, 55401

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MNAuthorized to practice195707/31/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyer in Trusts and EstatesBest Lawyers in America2011
Best Lawyer in Trusts and EstatesBest Lawyers in America2010
Minnesota's Best Lawyers 2010Minnesota Monthly2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Best Lawyer in Trusts and EstatesBest Lawyers in America2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Best Lawyer in Trusts and EstatesBest Lawyers in America2008
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
Best Lawyer in Trusts and EstatesBest Lawyers in America2007
Best Lawyer in Trusts and EstatesBest Lawyers in America2006
Best Lawyer in Trusts and EstatesBest Lawyers in America2005
Best Lawyer in Trusts and EstatesBest Lawyers in America2004
Best Lawyer in Trusts and EstatesBest Lawyers in America2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
N/ARoss A. Sussman Law Office1961 - 2010
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
WealthCounselN/A2009 - 2010
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (Minnesota chapter)Fellow1994 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1958 - Present
Hennepin County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Minnesota Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Minnesota Bar Association - Section of Elder LawFormer Chair of Living Trust CommitteeN/A
American Bar Association - Section of Legal ManagementFormer Council Member and Member of the Editorial boardN/A
Minnesota Bar Association – Section of Probate and Trust LawFormer Council MemberN/A
Friends of the Minneapolis Public LibraryPast PresidentN/A
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Legal EconomicsWhen I Die1982
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Minnesota Law SchoolLawLL.B - Bachelor of Laws1957
University of MinnesotaN/AB.S.L.N/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Community PresentationHow to Avoid Probate2010
Community PresentationHow to Avoid Probate2009
Community PresentationLet’s Talk about Estate PlanningN/A