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
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America (by BL Rankings), 2010-2019
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.
Although we would like to hear from you, we cannot represent you until we know that doing so will not create a conflict of interest. Also, we cannot treat unsolicited information as confidential. Accordingly, please do not send us any information about any matter that may involve you until you receive a written statement from us that we represent you (an ‘engagement letter’).
By clicking the ‘ACCEPT’ button, you agree that we may review any information you transmit to us. You recognize that our review of your information, even if you submitted it in a good faith effort to retain us, and, further, even if you consider it confidential, does not preclude us from representing another client directly adverse to you, even in a matter where that information could and will be used against you. Please click the ‘ACCEPT’ button if you understand and accept the foregoing statement and wish to proceed.