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Jennifer Ruane Lynn

Estate planning Attorney at Saint Louis, MO

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About Jennifer

Learn Jennifer’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Estate planning
    50%
    Comprehensive Estate Planning and Administration Services: asset protection planning; high net-work tax planning; business succession planning; marital agreement; Deeds

    25 years, 2,500 cases

  2. Trusts
    25%
    Revocable and Irrevocable Trust planning; Trust Administration; Trustee support

    25 years, 2,000 cases

  3. Probate
    15%
    Full-service Estate and Probate Administration

    25 years

  4. Elder law
    10%
    Estate Planning; Incapacity Planning; Asset Protection Planning

    25 years

Jennifer Lynn founded The Lynn Law Firm, LLC in 2005 and has over twenty-four years of experience personally advising clients on estate planning, estate administration, transfer tax and related issues.

Mrs. Lynn earned her undergraduate degree from The Pennsylvania State University and her law degree from Washington University School of Law. Following law school in 1997, she worked as a Tax Consultant in the Family Wealth Planning department of Arthur Andersen, LLP. In 1999, Mrs. Lynn joined the prestigious St. Louis law firm of Lewis, Rice and Fingersh, L.C. as an Associate lawyer in the Estate Planning department and was later promoted to Member (partner). Through her years of working in large firms, Mrs. Lynn gained a wealth of experience consulting individuals and families on their personal estate planning, tax and asset protection planning.  She offers that same high quality work but delivered in a personal small firm environment. She has spoken to businesses and individuals on a wide range of topics related to estate planning, and has received the prestigious Five Star Wealth Manager Award.

Mrs. Lynn is a member of the Missouri Bar and the Wealth Counsel national network of estate planning attorneys. Mrs. Lynn resides in Webster Groves with her husband, John, their two teenage sons, Jack and James, and their three Siberian huskies.

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Licensed for 25 years
State IL
Status Active And Authorized To Practice Law
Acquired 2020
Updated 01/06/2023
State MO
Status Good Standing, Active
Acquired 1997
Updated 01/01/2023

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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The Lynn Law Firm, LLC
1600 S. Brentwood Blvd.
Suite 500
Saint Louis, MO, 63144

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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
Payment methods
Check, Credit Card

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AVVO RATING 9.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner - Attorney
  • The Lynn Law Firm, LLC
  • 2005 - Present
  • Attorney (Associate then Member)
  • Lewis, Rice & Fingersh
  • 1999 - 2005
  • Attorney
  • Blumenfeld Kaplan Sandweiss
  • 1999 - 1999
  • Tax Consultant
  • Arthur Andersen LLP
  • 1997 - 1999
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Education

  • Washington University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1997
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1993

Legal Cases

  • Successful Trust Modification
  • Trust Modification successful to update Irrevocable Trust

Associations

  • Illinois Bar
  • Member
  • 2020 - Present
  • ElderCounsel
  • Member
  • 2019 - Present
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
  • Member
  • 2019 - Present
  • WealthCounsel Missouri Drafting Committee
  • Member
  • 2019 - Present
  • Women In Financial Services (WIFS)
  • Member
  • 2019 - Present
  • WealthCounsel
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Estate Planning Council of St. Louis
  • Member
  • 1999 - Present
  • Missouri Bar, Probate and Trust Law Committee
  • Member
  • 1997 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • NAEPC
  • N/A
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Member
  • 2007 - 2009
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Top-Rated Lawyer
  • Avvo
  • 2021
  • America's Most Honored Lawyers
  • The American Registry
  • 2021
  • Best Estate Planners in St. Louis
  • Expertise.com
  • 2021
  • Top-Rated Lawyer
  • Avvo
  • 2020
  • America's Most Honored Lawyers
  • The American Registry
  • 2020
  • America's Most Honored Professionals
  • American Registry
  • 2018
  • Five Star Wealth Manager
  • Five Star Professional
  • 2013
  • Five Star Wealth Manager
  • Five Star Professional
  • 2011
  • Five Star Wealth Manager Award
  • Five Star Professional
  • 2010
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Publications

  • St. Louis Lawyer
  • Providing for Pets in the Estate Plan
  • 2001

Speaking Engagements

  • Private Seminar
  • Estate Planning Essentials
  • 2019
  • Seminar
  • An Attorney's Guide to Asset Protection
  • 2006
  • UMKC Conference
  • Hot Issues in Tax Planning: Split Dollar Insurance
  • 2004
  • Missouri Bar Annual Conference
  • What's All the Fuss about Family Limited Partnerships?
  • 2004
  • Seminar
  • Advanced Wealth Planning and Asset Protection in Missouri
  • 2001
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Attorney endorsements

Received (2)
Given (4)
Endorse Jennifer
Estate planning Attorney | Jan 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Elder law Attorney | Jan 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jennifer is a smart, detailed and exceptional lawyer. I would recommend her highly."
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