|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||2010||05/16/2017|
|MO||Good Standing, Active||2009||07/01/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star - Elder Law and Estate Planning||Missouri Super Lawyers||2015|
|Fred L. Howard Prize - Excellence in the Advancement of Advocacy||University of Missouri - Board of Advocates||2008|
|Member||Your Estate Matters, LLC - Amen, Gantner, & Capriano - Attorneys at Law||2014 - Present|
|Member||Purcell and Amen - Attorneys at Law||2012 - Present|
|Attorney||Purcell and Amen - Attorneys at Law||2009 - Present|
|Law Clerk||Shelter Insurance Companies||2007 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Missouri chapter)||Board Member - Director at Large||2016 - Present|
|Department of Veterans Affairs||Accredited Attorney||2010 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Missouri chapter)||Member||2009 - Present|
|Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis||Member||2009 - Present|
|Estate Planning Council of St. Louis||Member||2009 - Present|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys||Member||2009 - Present|
|American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys||Member||2009 - Present|
|Missouri Bar||Member||2009 - Present|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Young/New Attorneys Section||Chair of Steering Committee||2015 - 2016|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Young/New Attorneys Section||Steering Committee||2010 - 2016|
|Missouri Care Planning Council||St. Louis Board Member||2009 - 2013|
|University of Missouri - Board of Advocates||Judging Director||2006 - 2008|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) - New and Transitioning Attorneys Section Newsletter||Message from the Chair||2016|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) - New and Transitioning Attorneys Section Newsletter||Practical Ethics in Planning||2015|
|The Missouri Bar Continuing Legal Education Deskbook - Elder Law||Planning and Paying for Long-term Care Supplement||2014|
|GCM - National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers - Midwest Chapter Newsletter||Guardianship: What is the Process and When is it Appropriate?||2011|
|The Missouri Bar Continuing Legal Education Deskbook - Elder Law||Planning and Paying for Long-Term Care - Second Edition||2010|
|St. Louis Bar Journal||Practical Ethics in Elder Law||2010|
|University of Missouri, Columbia||Business||MBA - Master of Business Administration||2008|
|University of Missouri - Columbia School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|Saint Louis University||Management and Criminal Justice||BSBA and BA||2005|
|Continuing Education Spring Semester 2017||Paying for Long Term Care, Obtaining Medicaid and Veterans Benefits||2017|
|Spring Semester||Planning and Paying for Long-Term Care||2016|
|Continuing Education Fall 2016||Paying for Long Term Care, Obtaining Medicaid and Veterans Benefits||2016|
|Continuing Education Fall 2016||Estate Planning: Living Trusts||2016|
|Annual Estate, Trust & Elder Law Institute||Hiring and Keeping an Elder Law Associate: Compensation Models, Incentive Programs & Growth Opportunities||2016|
|New and Transitioning Attorneys Section - Town Hall Webinar||Scary Moments and Horrors We Face as Elder Law Attorneys||2015|
|Bethesda Gardens Panel||Planning as You Age||2015|
|Adult Education||Planning for Long Term Care||2015|
|Webinar - CLE Program||2014 Mo HealthNet and Special Needs Trusts Annual Update||2014|
|MoNAELA Elder Law Symposium||Promissory Notes, Life Estates, Income Producing Property||2014|
|Elder Law Institute||MoHealthNet Appeals||2014|
|Continuing Community Education||Paying for Long Term Care, Obtaining Medicaid and Veteran's Benefits||2014|
|Public Seminar||Protecting Your Family and Leaving a Legacy||2013|
|Community Empowerment Day||Planning for Long Term Care Costs||2013|
|Alzheimers Association Education||Legal and Financial Planning for Families||2013|
|SCCAR University||Real Estate and LLCs||2011|
|Missouri NAELA Chapter Meeting||The impact of Medicaid estate recovery and federal taxation on estate planning for family owned businesses and farms in Missouri||2011|
|SquareOne LGBT Event||FINANCIAL & LEGAL ISSUES FACING THE LGBT COMMUNITY||2010|
|In-House Presentation||Medicaid and Veterans Benefits Eligibility||2010|
|In-House Presentation||Estate Planning Myths – Why Most Estate Plans Fail, and What to Do About It||2010|
|Client Appreciation Day||Choosing Fiduciaries||2010|
Posted by Jean K
You have been so kind, helpful & you know so much !
Thank you !!
I always know you will have the right answer for our family.
Posted by Jeanne M
We met with Mr. Gantner who was very knowledgeable and able to answer all our questions very effectively.
As a client since 1997, our relationship with your law firm has been completely satisfactory. We value and appreciate the advice given us and would not hesitate to recommend your law firm to anyone.
And Mary was really a big help.
Posted by LJR
I came in with a loosey goosey document from a different lawyer Paul asked questions and we discussed many aspects of my small estate. I admit to being thrown by the cost after the first meeting,but when I picked up the final documents I was blown away! Everything is organized in one convenient book including instructions for the executor.
I’m so relieved to have this all taken care of by people who understand the confusion possible for those left behind.
Anthony Bretz, DUI and DWI Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
I endorse this lawyer. I have known paul for 12 years as an honest, hard working person. He devotes his attention and skills to each client he has, giving them his very best efforts. This is why I do not hesitate to refer my friends and family his way anytime I'm asked for the name of an Estate & Wills attorney.
Christina Knopke, Estate planning Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
I've known Paul for several years now. He is an exceptional estate planning attorney and is very knowledgeable in this specific area of law. He is always warm, compassionate and advocates only the best for his clients. I know he ensures that all of his clients leave with a comprehensive estate plan and peace of mind. I endorse Paul.