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Justin assists high-net-worth clients and closely held businesses with navigating the ever-evolving tax landscape.

Justin focuses his legal practice on developing and implementing strategies that accomplish the intergenerational transfer of wealth using sophisticated approaches to estate planning and tax planning. He partners with his clients to understand their long-term goals and objectives and prepares foundational estate planning documents, including wills, revocable living trusts, financial powers of attorney, healthcare directives, beneficiary designations for life insurance, and retirement plans.

He represents high-net-worth clients and the owners of closely held businesses, integrating business succession strategies into his clients’ overall estate planning. He represents clients across multiple transaction types, both in the corporate and individual setting, including purchase and sale agreements, asset purchase agreements, stock purchase agreements, and real estate purchase agreements.  He also prepares clients in connection with buy/sell transactions through entity formation and corporate restructuring to ensure they’re in the best position for any acquisition or sale.

Justin also represents clients in connection with fiduciary responsibilities that attach to the administration of an estate or trust and helps clients navigate trust, estate, and tax disputes.



  • J.D., University of Missouri School of Law
    • Dean’s List
    • BOA Mock Trial Competition Champion
    • Tax and Transactional Case Competition Champion
  • LL.M., Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
    • Gary I. Boren Memorial Award
  • B.S., University of Arkansas
    • International Relations and Middle Eastern Studies
    • Arabic and Political Science (minors)
    • Dean's List
    • Phi Beta Kappa


  • Missouri
  • Illinois

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Member
  • American Bar Association, Tax Section, Member
Outside the Office

Justin loves the outdoors. You can find him hiking with his family in national parks all across the United States.