Saint Louis University School of Law,
J.D., cum laude
Illinois State University,
American Bar Association
The Missouri Bar
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Estate Planning Council of St. Louis
The St. Louis Planned Giving Council
Named Lawyer of the Year for Non-Profit/Charities Law in St. Louis (by BL Rankings), 2012; 2018, 2019, 2024
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America (by BL Rankings), 2010-2024
Thompson Coburn LLP
The Stolar Partnership LLP
American Red Cross Planned Giving Advisory Council, St. Louis Region, 2013-Present
Lecturer, Washington University Graduate Program in Nonprofit Management, 2007-2010
Jackie's practice is focused on representation of individuals and families in the areas of estate planning and charitable giving and representation of nonprofit organizations.
Jackie advises a wide variety of clients on estate planning and estate and gift tax planning and designs and drafts wills, revocable trusts, life insurance trusts, trusts for gift planning, specialized tax planning trusts such as qualified personal residence trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts, and charitable trusts, other charitable giving arrangements and prenuptial agreements. Jackie also advises fiduciaries and beneficiaries in the estate and trust administration process and routinely handles the administration of estates and trusts and the preparation of estate and gift tax returns as well as fiduciary income tax returns.
For nonprofit organizations, Jackie's practice focuses on a wide variety of issues related to restricted gifts, endowments, and tax law compliance including gift acceptance, endowments, planned giving arrangements, donor advised funds, and supporting organizations. Jackie is well-versed in the tax laws applicable to gifts to tax-exempt organizations.
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