December 6, 2019Press Release

Michael Best Partner Bradley Kalscheur Selected as ACTEC Fellow

Michael Best is pleased to announce Bradley J. Kalscheur has been elected to The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). The College announced its induction of 42 individuals spanning from the United States, as well as four international Fellows.

Kalscheur is a partner based out of the firm’s Milwaukee office. He has established himself as a trusted advisor and leader in estate & wealth planning services & succession planning to individuals, families, and companies. Additionally, he is immediate past Chair of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin, and serves on the boards of numerous local charitable organizations, including the AIDS Resource of Wisconsin, Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, the Milwaukee Public Library Foundation, the Midwest Province Jesuit Partnership, as well as being a member of the Marquette University College of Business Administration Leadership Council.

Lawyers and law professors are elected to be Fellows based on their outstanding reputation, exceptional skill and substantial contributions to the field by lecturing, writing, teaching and participating in bar leadership or legislative activities. To qualify for membership, a lawyer must have no fewer than ten years’ experience in the active practice of trust and estate law, as fiduciary counsel with a fiduciary services company, or a combination thereof, or be a full time teacher of law at a duly accredited law school, specialize in teaching T & E law and have at least ten years' cumulative experience as a lawyer in active private T & E practice or as a teacher of T & E law, or a combination thereof.

“On behalf of ACTEC’s Executive Committee, I am very pleased to congratulate and welcome this extraordinary and diverse new class of ACTEC Fellows from around the world,” said ACTEC President John A. Terrill, II. “These 42 individuals were selected for their excellent professional reputation, for what they have already demonstrated by way of enhancing the field of trusts and estates and for what we know will be their ongoing contributions to the important work of the College. I and the rest of the Fellows look forward to meeting these new Fellows and helping them find ways to be involved with ACTEC in the coming years.”

Kalscheur earned his J.D., cum laude, from Marquette University Law School in 1995 and received his B.S., cum laude, from Marquette University in 1989. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

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