Army JAG Corps Vet (retired). Board-Certified Specialist (EPLS)*
Estate Planning. Probate and Trust Settlement. Elder Law.
With his decades of experience, Dan Krause is sought after for his ability to make the legal system work for his clients. With understanding, training and experience, he guides his clients through estate planning and probate or trust administration.
Dan is a retired Army Major and JAG Officer and a former Peace Corps Volunteer (Kenya).
Dan has lectured on estate planning throughout the years for classes of civilian and military attorneys and CPAs. He has also contributed content and drafting expertise to four major drafting library packages used by attorneys nationally.
Attending law school on scholarship at NYU Law, Dan graduated in 1999. He also received an M.A. in Philosophy from NYU that year.
Before his legal career, Dan was a US Army Medic and a Peace Corps Volunteer (Kenya).
Dan lives in Oregon, Wisconsin, with his family.
*Estate Planning Law Specialist; certified by The Estate Law Specialist Board, Inc.
|MN||Authorized to practice||1999||09/02/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Estate Planning Law Specialist||The National Association of Estate Planners & Councils||2016|
|Army Commendation Medal||Secretary of the Army||2016|
|Meritorious Service Medal||President of the United States of America||2011|
|Army Commendation Medal||Secretary of the Army||2010|
|Army Commendation Medal||Secretary of the Army||2005|
|Army Achievement Medal||Secretary of the Army||2003|
|Partner/Attorney||Krause Donovan Estate Law Partners, LLC||2000 - Present|
|Assistant Corp. Counsel (limited term employee)||Sauk County, WI Corporation Counsel's Office||2003 - 2004|
|Judge Advocate||JAG Corps, US Army Reserves||2000 - 2016|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Dane County Bar Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|State Bar of Wisconsin, Elder Law Section||Member||2007 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||1999 - Present|
|Speakeasy Publishing||Estate Planning in Wisconsin: Privacy, Protection and Taking Control||2017|
|New York U||Juris Doctor||1999|
|Univ. of Wis.- Stevens Point||B.A.||1992|
|Grantor Trusts: What Are They and When Should You Use Them||Grantor Trusts||2019|
|2018 Wisconsin JAG Readiness Conference||Financial Powers of Attorney for the Military Lawyer -JAG||2018|
|2017 Wisconsin JAG Readiness Conference||Estate Planning for the Military Practitioner||2017|
|Trusts from A to Z||Taxation of Irrevocable Trusts||2014|
|The Basics of Estate Planning||The Basics of Estate Planning||2012|
|Use of Trusts in Estate Planning||Trusts||2008|
|In re Trust of H.H.||My client wrested control of his inheritance from a big bank trustee.|
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