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About me

As an estate planning and asset protection attorney, I assist individuals and businesses in protecting their wealth. From simple wills, trusts, and incorporations, to advanced planning techniques, I create straightforward plans that can be implemented with the least amount of stress, all in a timely and cost-efficient manner. I take great pride in my accessibility and personal service to my clients. If you are in the St. Louis area, I will gladly meet with you at your home or business.


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Practice areas


  1. Business: 35%
    28 years
  2. Wills: 25%
    28 years
  3. Estate Planning: 25%
    28 years
  4. Probate: 10%
    28 years
  5. Real Estate: 5%
    28 years



Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Richard Brian Hein

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Ethan for over 25 years and he has a solid reputation in the St. Louis legal community.


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  • Michael Alan Becker

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Rush has been drafting estate plans and assisting people in the area for years in matters ranging from simple wills to complex trusts.


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Contact info

Two CityPlace
Suite 200
St. Louis, MO, 63141


MOGood Standing, Active198901/08/2013
ILAdministrative - Not Authorized to Practice198805/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyEthan Rush, Esq.1994 - Present
AttorneyDavis & Davis, PC1992 - 1994
AttorneyEvans & Dixon1988 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States Tax CourtMember1994 - Present
Missouri Bar, Business Law CommitteeMember1994 - Present
Missouri Bar, Probate and Trust Law CommitteeMember1994 - Present
Missouri BarMember1988 - Present
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. LouisN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Charlie Chan Publishing Corporation v. Mews IWon in Eastern District Court of Appeals
Charlie Chan Publishing Corp v. Mews IIWon, again, in Eastern District of Missouri Court of Appeals
Parktown, et al.Won at trial
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Publication nameTitleDate
Estate PlanningAsset protection planning for physicians2013
Asset ProtectionCoordination of Estate Planning with Investments2013
Estate PlanningAsset protection with Missouri’s Qualified Spousal Trust2012
Estate PlanningAsset Protection Strategies - Update2012
ProbateAvoiding Probate in Missouri2011
Asset ProtectionAsset Protection for Physicians2010
OtherLegal Aspects of Investing in Oil and Natural Gas2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Saint Louis University School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
SeminarEstate Planning Strategies2012
SeminarSpecial Needs Trusts - II2011
SeminarBasic Asset Protection and Estate Planning2010
SeminarCoordinating estate planning with investments2010
SeminarAsset Protection and Insurance2010
SeminarThe Importance of Estate Planning2010
SeminarAsset Protection for Physicians2010
SeminarThe Importance of Estate Planning and Investment CoordinationN/A
SeminarEstate Planning for VeteransN/A
SeminarFundamentals of Elder CareN/A
SeminarAsset Protection Planning for ProfessionalsN/A
SeminarMissouri Special Needs Trusts - Special ConsiderationsN/A
SeminarProtecting and Transferring Wealth to Family MembersN/A
SeminarAsset Protection StrategiesN/A
SeminarBasic Estate and Asset Protection PlanningN/A
SeminarMissouri Qualified Spousal TrustsN/A
SeminarSpecial Needs TrustsN/A