Steven H. Thompson

Steven H. Thompson

Steven H. Thompson

Steven H. Thompson

Steven H. Thompson, an associate at Anderson O’Brien, LLP, focuses primarily on Estate Planning, Real Estate, and Business Law. He was raised in Eagle River, Wisconsin and attended the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh for his bachelor’s degree and the University of Wisconsin Law School for his law degree. In law school Steven became interested in business and estate planning law, and served as the law school’s representative with the Real Property Probate and Trust Section of the State Bar, as well as completing his concentration in Estate Planning, with honors.

Education

University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh (2015)
University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D. 2018)

Professional Activities

State Bar of Wisconsin
Business Law Section
Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section
Taxation Section
Young Lawyers Division
Portage County Bar

Admitted to Practice

State Bar of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin

Community Activities

Portage County Public Library Foundation
Vice President
Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin’s Scholarship Selection Committee
Member
Entrepreneurial Training Program
Presenter
United Way of Portage County
Board of Directors
Endowment Committee

David M. James

David M. James

David M. James

David M. James

David M. James, a partner at Anderson O’Brien, LLP, focuses primarily on Estate Planning and Business Law. When working with clients on their estate planning needs, he works to protect the client’s assets with careful tax planning, while helping to ensure that their wishes are carried out. Business clients can count on Dave at all stages of their business ventures from formation, through operations, to sale or family succession.

Service to the community is an important part of the culture at Anderson O’Brien, LLP. Most recently Dave has worked with North Central Conservancy Trust, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to conserving the natural heritage of Central Wisconsin through the protection of land. Dave also supports his alma mater, UW-Stevens Point by serving as corporate counsel for the UWSP Foundation. He is also a veteran and served in Iraq during 2009 as a member of Wisconsin’s 32nd Brigade Combat Team.

Dave enjoys the challenges that a law practice brings, in particular, he likes being able to help his clients work through the legal obstacles that life can present. Whether it is forming an LLC for an entrepreneur, or helping to preserve a grandparent’s legacy, Dave works with his clients to secure their future and peace of mind.

Testimonials

“Recently, on the behalf of others, I’ve had the pleasure of working with Attorney David James. I am very impressed with his knowledge of WI law concerning Power of Attorney and Advanced Directives. David initiated and conducted group meetings (both Team Meetings and in person) for all parties involved. As a leader, David is clear and concise, responding to all questions calmy and politely, and he explains legal terms carefully so everyone present can understand.” A.H.

Education

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (2001)
University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D. 2005)

Professional Activities

State Bar of Wisconsin
Tax Law Section
Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section
Portage County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Business Law and Tax Sections

Admitted to Practice

State Bar of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin

Community Activities

UWSP Foundation, Inc.
Board Member and Corporation Counsel
Diamond Lakers, Inc
Board Member and Secretary
Iola Winter Sports Club
Member

Keith J. Pilger

Keith J. Pilger

Keith J. Pilger

Keith J. Pilger

Keith works with owners of small and medium sized businesses on a wide range of issues including business formation, tax issues, corporate matters, buy-sell agreements, contracts, mergers and acquisitions, and business succession planning. Keith also regularly assists clients with residential and commercial real estate acquisition and development, and planning for long-term ownership of family cottages, family farms, and other recreational properties. Keith has assisted many families with the preparation of customized estate planning, including wills, trusts and powers of attorney that are specifically tailored to accomplish their personal goals.

Keith is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point and the University of Marquette Law School. Being from central Wisconsin, he is actively involved in the community. He resides in Stevens Point with his wife Kristi and their three children.

Education

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (1999)
Marquette University Law School (J.D. 2003)

Admitted to Practice

State Bar of Wisconsin
U. S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

Community Activities

Opportunity Development Center, Inc.
Board Member and Chair
ODC Foundation, Inc.
Board Member and Chair

Boys & Girls Club of Portage County, Inc.
Past Board Member and President
YMCA Foundation of Stevens Point
Past Board Member and Chair
Portage County Business Council Foundation
Board Member and Past President