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About Me

Member, Missouri Bar Probate & Trust Committe and sub-committee on powers of appointment


Practice Areas


  1. Estate Planning: 35%
    28 years
  2. Probate: 25%
    28 years
  3. Corporate & Incorporation: 25%
    28 years
  4. Tax: 15%
    28 years



Hourly ($295/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

100 South Fourth Street
Suite 500
St. Louis, MO, 63102

Guilfoil Petzall & Shoemake, LLC

100 S 4th St
Suite 500
St Louis, MO, 63102



OKAuthorized to practice law200906/01/2012
MOGood Standing, Active198701/08/2013

Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pro Bono Wall of FameMissouri Bar Association2012
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior AssociateGuilfoil Petzall & Shoemake, LLC2007 - Present
PresidentLaw Offices of Norman S Newmark PC1997 - 2007
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Heat-Up St Louis, Inc.Secretary/Director2001 - Present
National Kidney FoundationSecretary/Director1996 - 2000
Publication NameTitleDate
The Oklahoma Bar JournalThe Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Practical Implications for Business Owners2011
St Louis DentistryMalpractice: Not Just the Physicians' Problem Anymore2005
St. Louis LawyerFederal Income Tax Treatment of Environmental Costs1996
Bowne Digest for Corporate & Securities LawyersUpdate on Estate Planning in M & A1996
Banking Law JournalCustomer Mergers & Acquisitions: A Topical Round-up For Concerned Banks1996
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington University School of LawTaxLLM1991
Washington University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Boston UniversityPolitical ScienceBA1984
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
National teleconferenceCapital gains taxation/Obamacare surtax2013
The Probate Process From Start to FinishProbate2012
Recent Developments in State Sales and Use Taxes: Internet SalesState Sales Taxes2012
Advanced Trust Drafting StrategiesAdvanced Trust Drafting2011
Administering the Estate on the Cusp of ExemptionEstate Tax2010
2010 Year End Challenges for the Tax LawyerTax2010
Oddities and Challenges in the Probate LawProbate2008