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JEFFREY W. LAMBERT is the principal of the law firm of Jeffrey W. Lambert, P.A., in Wayzata, Minnesota. Since 1976, his main areas of practice include probate and trust administration, business and estate planning, and residential/commercial real estate. Mr. Lambert serves as Wayzata city prosecutor (part-time contract position with the city) and is responsible for prosecution of all petty misdemeanors, misdemeanors and gross misdemeanors occurring within the city of Wayzata. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Hennepin County Bar Association, the Minnesota State Bar Association, the Wayzata Historical Society, and the Suburban Prosecutor's Association. Mr. Lambert is one of the founding board members of the Wayzata Crime Prevention Coalition. He earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from the University of Minnesota and his J.D. degree from the University of Minnesota.
ERICA J. LINDQUIST is an attorney with Chestnut Cambronne PA, where she specializes in estate and gift planning, tax planning, and compliance for trusts and estates. She is an active CPA and has more than 10 years of experience in the preparation of estate, trust, gift, and individual income tax returns. Ms. Lindquist is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association's Probate and Trust Law Section, Minnesota Society of Public Accountants, Monday Tax Forum, and Twin Cities Estate Planning Council. She is also the treasurer of Theatre Unbound, a local non-profit organization. Ms. Lindquist earned her B.S.B. degree from the University of Minnesota and her J.D. degree from William Mitchell College of Law.
RYAN M. PROCHASKA is an attorney with Chestnut Cambronne PA, where he practices in the areas of estate planning, estate administration (probate), and asset protection planning. He is a volunteer for the Wills for Heroes Program, participates as a mentor in the Mitchell Hamline School of Law's Mentor Program, and is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association and the State Bar of Wisconsin, including the Probate and Trust Law Section and Elder Law Section. Mr. Prochaska earned his B.S. degree from the University of Minnesota and his J.D. degree from William Mitchell College of Law.
JILL M. SAUBER is an attorney with Chestnut Cambronne PA, where she practices in the areas of elder law, with emphasis on long-term care planning, asset protection, and government benefits; estate planning; estate administration (probate); trusts; litigation; and mortuary law. Recently, Ms. Sauber successfully advocated on behalf of her disabled clients, working closely with government officials, to institute changes to the Hennepin County Fee policies regarding payment of fees for court-appointed guardians, conservators, and attorneys for in forma pauperis (IFP) probate cases. She earned her B.S. degree from the University of Minnesota and her J.D. degree from the University of St. Thomas School of Law.
ABRAHAM SCHWAGER is an attorney with Chandler & Brown Ltd, where he focuses on estate planning and business planning. He assists his clients with comprehensive estate planning, including wealth preservation, wealth transfer, and asset protection techniques. Mr. Schwager also works extensively with business owners on formation of business entities, business transition strategies, and sales of businesses. Due to his strong agricultural background, he counts many farm families among his clients. Mr. Schwager frequently presents on the topics of estate planning, business planning, and charitable giving. He is licensed to practice in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Mr. Schwager earned his B.S. degree, with distinction, from Iowa State University; and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from William Mitchell College of Law.
CHRIS TYMCHUCK is the founder of the law firm Unique Estate Law, where she represents estate planning and probate clients throughout Minnesota. The firm focuses on all aspects of estate planning, including specialized wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and medical directives for married couples, young families, blended families, single parents, gay families, and those going through a divorce. Unique Estate Law also handles probate and trust administration, elder law, business succession planning, and cabin planning. Ms. Tymchuck earned her B.A. degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and her J.D. degree from William Mitchell College of Law. She is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association's Diversity Committee, Federal Bar Association's Diversity Committee, and Minnesota Lavender Bar Association (former board member). Ms. Tymchuck also teaches a probate course at the Inver Hills paralegal studies program and is a frequent author and speaker on her areas of practice.