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HEINZ J. BRISSKEgraduated from Monmouth College in 1971 with an A.B. degree in Economics and German, and then received his law degree from Duke University School of Law in 1974. He earned a certificate of completion of prescribed specialization courses in Estate and Personal Financial Planning from John Marshall Law School in Chicago in 1995, and an LLM degree in Taxation from the same institution in 1997. Mr. Brisske began his legal career as an associate with the law firm of Hinshaw, Culbertson, Moelmann, Hoban and Fuller (now Hinshaw & Culbertson) in Chicago, Illinois. After three years, he and two other attorneys from the same firm formed the general practice law firm of Murphy, Jones and Brisske in Lombard, Illinois. That firm merged with the practice of Allen S. Greene in Wheaton in 1978. The firm of Greene, Jones & Brisske was active in the legal community in DuPage County for over 20 years.
Mr. Brisske co-founded the law firm of Huck & Brisske, LLC of Wheaton, Illinois, with Kevin Huck in 1999. On April 1, 2013, he merged his law firm with the firm of Huck Bouma, PC. He currently concentrates his practice in the areas of Wealth Transfer and Estate Planning, Special Needs Planning and Elder Law, and VA Pension Planning.
Currently residing in Wheaton, Illinois, with his wife of 40 years, Mr. Brisske still enjoys spending time with his two children, Laura and David. Even though they are no longer living at home - Laura is a group leader at Oscar Mayer in Madison, Wisconsin, and David is a Senior Associate at Irving Place Capital, a private equity firm in New York City - they have a close relationship and spend time together regularly. An avid photographer and wine collector, Mr. Brisske also enjoys the occasional round of golf. The Brisskes favorite way to relax is to spend time at their getaway in Scottsdale, Arizona, no matter the season.
- Areas of practice:Wealth Transfer and Estate Planning, Special Needs Planning and Elder Law, VA Pension Planning.
- Education/Degrees:A.B. from Monmouth College, Monmouth, Illinois; J.D. from Duke University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina; L.L.M. in Taxation from John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois.
- Professional Affiliations/Memberships: DuPage County Bar Association (chairman of the Estate Planning and Probate Committee from 1993 - 1994, and of the Business Law Committee from 1992-1993); Illinois State Bar Association; DuPage County Estate Planniing Council; WealthCounsel; ElderCounsel.
Huck Bouma, PC
The law firm of Huck Bouma, PC is actively engaged in Estate Planning, Special Needs Planning, Elder Law and VA Pension Planning, and Estate Administration, as well as other areas of law. At Huck Bouma, PC , the emphasis is on the client. We pride ourselves in being client-centered and relationship-based in our interaction with our clients during the process of our representation.
As a firm, our most valuable asset is the relationship we have with each of our clients. We have developed thousands of client relationships during our years in practice. The pursuit of excellence in attaining our clients' objectives is our primary goal. We work hard to earn, and keep, our clients' trust. To that end, we do our best to deliver quality legal services on a timely basis.
Whether in the planning or the administration of estates, setting up a Special Needs Trust or the development of a Long-Term Care plan, Huck Bouma, PC believes in integrated planning. By that we mean the integration of various disciplines into the legal process, such as income tax, investment and insurance strategies. We have developed relationships with various professional men and women; these include geriatric care managers, care givers, accountants, financial planners, life insurance agents, stock brokers, appraisers, trust officers, personal bankers, and others. We firmly believe that our clients' needs are best served through a team approach, drawing upon the expertise of a variety of advisors. Many of our clients have strong and satisfying ties with their own advisors. We are happy to work with those advisors that are already in place. We recognize that a client's existing advisors may bring knowledge and information to bear of which we are not always aware. For those of our clients who do not have their own advisors, we are able to recommend professionals with whom we have worked in the past, and in whom we have trust and confidence. Together, that team of advisors is able to provide a broad, comprehensive and integrated approach to the Estate Planning, Special Needs Planning, Elder Law and VA Pension Planning, or Estate Administration effort.
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