Thomas J. Drought
Of Counsel

Location: Milwaukee
T: 414.225.1404
F: 414.278.3604
111 E. Kilbourn Avenue, Suite 1400
Milwaukee, WI 53202-6613
Assistant: Roxanne Schmidt
T: 414.225.7506

Education

  • B.A., University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • J.D., University of Wisconsin – Madison

Professional Activities

  • Member, Former President – Milwaukee Bar Association
  • Former Chair – Milwaukee Bar Association Probate and Real Estate Sections
  • Member, Former President and Board Member – Milwaukee Estate Planning Forum
  • President – Senior Lawyers Division and Former Board of Governors Member – State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Former Chair and Director – State Bar of Wisconsin Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Fellow and Former Director – Wisconsin Law Foundation
  • Former Faculty Member – University of Wisconsin Law School
  • Former President – Wisconsin Law Alumni Association
  • Fellow and Former Wisconsin Chair – American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
  • Fellow – American Bar Foundation

Recognitions

  • Inducted into the Herbert J. Mueller Society (2013)
  • Best Lawyers® in America - Trusts & Estates

Thomas J. Drought
Of Counsel

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Biography

Mr. Drought specializes in estate planning and probate and trust administration. He brings significant knowledge of all types of trusts, including living revocable and irrevocable trusts, irrevocable life insurance trusts and charitable remainder trusts.

His experience in probate and trust administration includes formal and informal probate administration proceedings and has served as an expert witness in probate litigation.

In addition, Mr. Drought has drafted numerous marital property agreements and co-authored the chapter on Marital Agreements for the State Bar of Wisconsin’s text “Workbook for Wisconsin Estate Planners”.

A frequent speaker on estate planning topics, Mr. Drought is active in both the professional and civic community, frequently serving in leadership roles in a number of organizations.

Recognitions

  • Inducted into the Herbert J. Mueller Society (2013)
  • Best Lawyers® in America - Trusts & Estates

Education

  • B.A., University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • J.D., University of Wisconsin – Madison

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