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Bradley J. Kalscheur



Brad’s practice includes all areas of estate and business succession planning. He serves as a trusted advisor to individuals, families, and companies seeking to cost-effectively structure or transfer businesses. Clients value Brad’s responsiveness, particularly his ability to help them understand complex property and tax law concepts.

His practice includes: 

  • Estate planning
  • Business succession planning
  • Charitable planning
  • Trust and estate administration


Highlights of Brad’s wealth management practice include: 

  • Assisted with intergenerational transfers of closely held businesses, maintaining the viability of the companies while minimizing tax implications for both the older and junior generations
  • Helped clients use increased tax exemptions to effectively transfer assets for the benefit of the family. Created tax efficient trusts to purchase business interests in order to reduce taxable estate of business owner/seller. 

Honors & Recognitions

  • Leaders in the Law, Wisconsin Law Journal, 2017
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Trust and Estates, 2013-present
  • "Wisconsin Super Lawyers" list, Super Lawyers magazine, 2014-2017
  • Marquette University Business Administration Alumni Association Service Award, 2012
  • Marquette Partner in Philanthropy, Association of Fundraising Professionals Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter, 2012

Professional Activities

  • Member, Milwaukee Estate Planning Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Wisconsin Bar Association
    • Vice-chair, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Member, Milwaukee Bar Association, Former Chairperson, Tax Section
  • Member, Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants



Community Involvement

  • Member, Marquette University College of Business Administration Leadership Council, 2018
  • Milwaukee Public Library Foundation, Board Member
  • Board of Directors, Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin
  • Board of Directors, AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin
  • Board of Trustees, Milwaukee Repertory Theater
  • Marquette University Business Administration Alumni Association, 1999-2011
    • National Alumni Board Representative, 2007-2011
    • President, 2005-2006
  • Marquette University Accounting Department Advisory Board
  • Chair, Jesuit Partnership, Midwest Province
  • Past President, Planned Giving Council of Eastern Wisconsin
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