Daniel B. Purtell


Attorney Daniel Purtell is an Estate Planning Law Specialist and Accredited Estate Planner® as certified by the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils and accredited by the American Bar Association. Attorney Purtell is an active member of WealthCounsel, ElderCounsel, the Wisconsin Council of Estate Planning Attorneys (former president), the Madison Estate Council, and the State Bar of Wisconsin (Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section). He is also committed to his community through involvement as the executive director of a youth lacrosse club and through various charities.

Attorney Purtell is licensed to practice law in the State of Wisconsin and admitted to practice in the Western District of Wisconsin. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, Daniel earned a BA double degree in Political Science and History with a minor in Business. He also attended Thames Valley University in London, England. He then attended the University of Wisconsin Law School and received a JD degree. Dan provides educational programs both for the public and professional advisors in the areas of general estate planning, elder law, wealth transfer strategies, planning for young families, and issues relating to farm and business succession. He is the co-author of Your Life, Your Legacy: The Fundamentals of Effective Estate Planning (2009); Your Life, Your Legacy II: Protecting Those You Love (2010); and has written numerous published articles on various estate planning topics. Attorney Purtell holds a “superb” AVVO rating of 10/10.


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