Keith W. Brunstrom (Ashland, Missouri)

Keith W. Brunstrom

Licensed for 28 years

Practice Area: Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts 7 more areas of practice + 7 more

Awards
AV Preeminent

Keith W. Brunstrom

Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Serving Ashland, MO view address

Member at firm Brunstrom Law Office, P.C.

Serving Ashland, MO view address

Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Awards AV Preeminent

About Keith W. Brunstrom

Keith W. Brunstrom is an attorney and shareholder in Brunstrom Law Office, P.C. He attended the University of Missouri-Columbia (B.S. in Agriculture, 1984), and the University of Colorado School of Law (J.D. with Emphasis in Taxation 1988). Keith was with a law firm in Jefferson City, Missouri from September 1988 through April 2002. In May 2002, Keith returned to his roots, opening an office in his home town of Ashland, Missouri - his practice is based in central Missouri, with major emphasis in the areas of estate planning, elder law, special needs trusts, and planning for persons with disabilities, as well as probate and trust administration and business planning. He has been a member of the National Acade...

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Keith W. Brunstrom is an attorney and shareholder in Brunstrom Law Office, P.C. He attended the University of Missouri-Columbia (B.S. in Agriculture, 1984), and the University of Colorado School of Law (J.D. with Emphasis in Taxation 1988). Keith was with a law firm in Jefferson City, Missouri from September 1988 through April 2002. In May 2002, Keith returned to his roots, opening an office in his home town of Ashland, Missouri - his practice is based in central Missouri, with major emphasis in the areas of estate planning, elder law, special needs trusts, and planning for persons with disabilities, as well as probate and trust administration and business planning. He has been a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) since 2001 and served on the Board of Directors of the Missouri Chapter of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (MoNAELA) from 2003-06, and served as Chapter Treasurer (2006-07), Secretary (2007-08), President-Elect (2008-09), President (2009-10), and Immediate Past-President (2010-11). Keith has been a member of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys since 1988 and served on its Board of Governors from 1998 to 2003. He is also a member of The Missouri Bar; American Bar Association; Boone County Bar Association; and Cole County Bar Association. Mr. Brunstrom is a frequent speaker on legal issues concerning estate planning, probate and elder law. Keith was recognized by MoNAELA as the Outstanding Elder Law Attorney of the Year for 2004-05; and received MoNAELA's Outstanding Achievement Award in 2005

Reported Cases: Lett v. City of St. Louis, 24 S.W.3d 157 (Mo.App. E.D., Apr; 25, 2000) (NO. ED76879); Kellar v. American Family Mut. Ins. Co., 987; S.W.2d 452 (Mo.App. W.D., Feb. 16, 1999) (NO. WD55762, WD55848); Missouri Consol. Health Care Plan v. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri, 985; S.W.2d 903 (Mo.App. W.D., Jan. 12, 1999) (NO. WD 56057); Lett v. City of; St. Louis, 948 S.W.2d 614 (Mo.App. E.D., Feb. 27, 1996) (NO. 67990,; 67999); Hopkins v. City of Kansas City, Mo., 894 S.W.2d 156 (Mo., Feb. 21,; 1995) (NO. 77240); Lynch v. Public School Retirement System of Missouri,; Bd. Of Trustees, 27 F.3d 336, 92 Ed. Law Rep. 793 (8th Cir. (Mo.), Jun 20,; 1994) (NO. 93-3357). Awards & Recognition: Martindale Hubbell AV Rated

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Areas of Law

  • Estate Planning
  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Elder Law
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Probate
  • Business Planning
  • Corporate
  • Limited Liability Company Law

Client Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 4 reviews
  • 100% client recommended 4 recommendations
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  • Value for Money

    4.8/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 03/28/11

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 06/18/13

    Very impressive. Read more

    Very impressive.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 03/28/11

    Keith is of high integrity and is very professional. He has been my attorney for years and I trust him to handle all of my legal needs. Read more

    Keith is of high integrity and is very professional. He has been my attorney for years and I trust him to handle all of my legal needs.

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  • 4.8/5.0 by a Private Individual on 03/03/16

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    Would highly recommend

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Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 32 reviews
  • AV Preeminent
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.8/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 08/24/12 in Estate Planning

    I've known Mr. Brunstrom for over a decade and cannot recommend him more highly. He is extremely knowledgeable, has exceptional analytical ability and judgment, and is a... Read more

    I've known Mr. Brunstrom for over a decade and cannot recommend him more highly. He is extremely knowledgeable, has exceptional analytical ability and judgment, and is a great lawyer.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Unknown on 01/25/11 in Trusts and Estates

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 01/20/11 in Aged and Aging

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 01/20/11 in Business Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 01/13/11 in Aged and Aging

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 01/13/11 in General Practice

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 01/03/11 in General Practice

    Keith is beyond reproach. Excellent in all areas of the law and a very highly respected individual. Read more

    Keith is beyond reproach. Excellent in all areas of the law and a very highly respected individual.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 01/03/11 in Estate Planning for the Elderly

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    An excellent attorney

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 12/27/10 in Estate Planning

    Keith is a very bright lawyer who deserves the highest rating. Read more

    Keith is a very bright lawyer who deserves the highest rating.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 12/27/10 in Aged and Aging

    I have personally worked with Mr. Brunstrom and found him to be very capable and knowledgeable. Read more

    I have personally worked with Mr. Brunstrom and found him to be very capable and knowledgeable.

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Community Contributions

      Credentials

      Position
      Member
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1988, Missouri and U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
      1989, U.S. Tax Court
      1992, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
      1993, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
      1994, U.S. Supreme Court
      1995, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
      Additional Payment Information
      Fixed hourly rates
      Fixed fees available
      Law School Attended
      University of Colorado at Boulder
      Class of 1988
      J.D.
      with emphasis in Taxation
      University Attended
      University of Missouri at Columbia
      Class of 1984
      B.S.
      Birth Information
      Born in 1960
      Jefferson City, Missouri, February 15, 1960
      Associations & Memberships
      The Missouri Bar
      American Bar Association
      National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Member, Board of Directors, Missouri Chapter, 2003-)
      Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (Member, Board of Governors, 1998-2003).
      Representative Cases
      Lett v. City of St. Louis, 24 S.W.3d 157 (Mo.App. E.D., Apr 25, 2000) (NO. ED76879)
      Kellar v. American Family Mut. Ins. Co., 987 S.W.2d 452 (Mo.App. W.D., Feb. 16, 1999) (NO. WD55762, WD55848)
      Missouri Consol. Health Care Plan v. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri, 985 S.W.2d 903 (Mo.App. W.D., Jan. 12, 1999) (NO. WD 56057)
      Lett v. City of St. Louis, 948 S.W.2d 614 (Mo.App. E.D., Feb. 27, 1996) (NO. 67990, 67999)
      Hopkins v. City of Kansas City, Mo., 894 S.W.2d 156 (Mo., Feb. 21, 1995) (NO. 77240)
      Lynch v. Public School Retirement System of Missouri, Bd. Of Trustees, 27 F.3d 336, 92 Ed. Law Rep. 793 (8th Cir. (Mo.), Jun 20, 1994) (NO. 93-3357).