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Scott Michael Nelson

Scott Michael Nelson

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Tax, Corporate / Incorporation

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1986

  1. Estate Planning: 75%
    28 years
  2. Tax: 20%
    28 years
  3. Corporate / Incorporation: 5%
    28 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Hellmuth & Johnson, PLLC

8050 West 78th Street
Edina, MN, 55439

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WIGood Standing200003/24/2015
MNAuthorized to practice198604/19/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
FellowAmerican College of Trust and Estate Counsel2012
Magna Cum Laude, Order of the CoifU of MN Law School1986

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
MemberMackall, Crounse & Moore, PLC2012 - 2014
Attorney/ShareholderLommen, Abdo, Cole, King & Stageberg, PA1999 - 2011

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
MSBA LawPACTrustee2012 - Present
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (Minnesota chapter)Fellow2012 - Present
Minnesota State Bar Association, Probate and Trust Law SectionOfficer (Vice-chair)2007 - Present
Minnesota Independent School ForumBoard Treasurer2006 - 2012
MNCPA PACBoard member2004 - Present
Minnesota Planned Giving CouncilMember2001 - Present
Twin Cities Financial & Estate Planning CouncilMember1990 - Present
Minnesota State Bar Association (Assembly)Member1986 - Present
MN Society of CPA'sMember, PAC Board member (2005)1981 - Present
American Institute of Certified Public AccountantsMember1981 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
ABA Entertainment and Sport Law JournalEstate Planning for The Entertainer or Athlete2011
Inside the Minds (Aspatore Books)Estate Planning Client Strategies2009
CRI - Journal of Taxation of InvestmentsCharitable Remainder and Lead Trusts: An Advisor's Thoughts2007
Journal of Financial PlanningWorking with Trust and Estate Attorneys2007
Upsize MagazineMake Sure Your Family Business is Passed On2007
MNCPA The FootnoteMinnesota Estate Tax2005

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
U Of MinnesotaN/Alaw1986
St John's UniversityAccounting, GovernmentBS - Bachelor of Science1981

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
LLC UpdateEffective Use of LLC's in Estate Planning2013
Where There's No Will...Intestate ProblateProbate2012
WebcastEstate Administration Procedures2012
The Complete Trust CourseTrust planning and administration2012
TeleconferenceDrafting Qualified Personal Residence Trusts2012
Tax Planning For Trusts and EstatesTransfer Tax Planning for Trusts and Estates2012
Estate and Tax Planning for Family CaregiversFamily Caregivers2012
TeleconferenceEstate Planning for Spouses2011
TeleconferenceBasic Tax Considerations for Drafting Wills and Trusts2011
MINNCLE Tax InstituteEstate Planning Update2011
Annual ConferenceProbate Issues from the Attorneys' Perspective2011
MSBA Probate & Trust Law ConferenceLegislative Update2010