Though not practicing law at BUI, Brian is an attorney and has been licensed to practice law in Missouri since 1996 and in Illinois since 1997. Through his prior experience as the owner of his own estate and business planning law practice, Brian provides guidance in the areas of estate planning, business succession planning, tax planning, retirement planning and deferred compensation arrangements.
Brian is the immediate past President of the Estate Planning Council of St. Louis and is a member of the Missouri Bar Probate and Trust Committee, the Missouri Bar Elder Law Committee and the Missouri Bar Taxation Committee. He is certified as an Accredited Estate Planner® (AEP®) by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils. He is a member of Wealth Counsel and is a founding member of The Advisor’s Forum, an organization that trains attorneys, accountants, financial advisors and insurance professionals to provide more comprehensive planning, increase client referrals and generate more revenue.
Brian was honored as one of Missouri’s top estate and business planning attorneys in Missouri Lawyers Weekly’s “2009 Missouri’s Best” when he was recognized as the top lawyer in the category, “Best Lawyer to Help You Write Your Willful Child Out of Your Will.”