Randy Nelson is a Shareholder in the Milwaukee office of von Briesen & Roper, s.c. He focuses his practice on estate planning, family business planning, advising service corporations and partnerships, tax planning, trust administration and probate. He is a Certified Public Accountant and an adjunct professor at Marquette University Law School, where he has been teaching estate planning for over 25 years. He is a frequent speaker at continuing education courses for lawyers and CPAs on the subjects of estate planning and tax planning. He is the author of the chapter “Estate Planning for Owners of Closely Held Businesses” in Eckhardt’s Workbook for Wisconsin Estate Planners published by the State Bar of Wisconsin.
Randy was a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin/Wisconsin Bankers Association (SBW/WBA) Drafting Committee responsible for the Wisconsin Trust Code, which was passed in 2013, and chaired the SBW/WBA Drafting Committee responsible for the Wisconsin Uniform Principal and Income Act, which was passed in 2005. He is currently a member of the SBW/WBA Drafting Committee which is working on the Wisconsin Uniform Power of Appointment Act.