FMJ Expands Trusts & Estates Practice with Attorney Karen Schlotthauer

November 2016

We are pleased to announce that attorney Karen Schlotthauer has joined our Eden Prairie office as Senior Counsel in our Trusts & Estates practice group. Schlotthauer will continue her practice of counseling clients on all aspects of estate planning. Fafinski Mark & Johnson serves local, national and international clients in 14 primary practice areas: Agriculture, Aviation, Bankruptcy & Insolvency, Commercial Lending & Finance, Competition & Trade, General Corporate & Business, HR & Employment, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate, Trusts & Estates, and Unmanned Aircraft Systems.

Schlotthauer’s estate planning practice includes wills, trusts, charitable planning, retirement plan distribution planning, probate and trust administration, prenuptial agreements, and estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax strategies. Prior to joining FMJ, Schlotthauer was a shareholder a Lommen Abdo in Minneapolis and a principal of Heilman & Schlotthauer, PLLC in Wayzata. She received her law degree from William Mitchell College of Law.

“We are committed to being the leading Trusts & Estates firm in the southwest metro and adding Karen to our team only furthers that commitment,” said Robert Fafinski, Jr., CEO of Fafinski Mark & Johnson. “She is an important hire as her experience and talents as an estate planning attorney will help us to continue to promote growth in this practice area.