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  • Education
    • LL.M., Washington University-St. Louis School of Law, 2012, CALI Excellent Achievement Award in Family Wealth Management
    • J.D., Wayne State University Law School, 2006, Wayne State Law School Bronze Key Certificate for Academic Excellence, 2004-2005; Student Trial Advocacy Program 2005-2006; National Team Member, 2006; Law School Board of Governors: Representative at Large, 2005
    • B.F.A., cum laude, University of Michigan, 2002, Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity

Jeffrey Glogower’s prior work experience as a trust officer for a national trust company proves to be a unique asset and value to clients.

He concentrates his practice in the areas of estate planning, succession planning, trust and estate administration, wealth management, and transfer taxation.

Jeffrey has experience assisting clients in all areas of estate and wealth planning including:

  • Drafting of wills, trusts, durable powers of attorney and health care directives
  • Sophisticated estate and gift tax planning techniques such as irrevocable life insurance trusts, intentionally defective grantor trusts and spousal lifetime access trusts
  • Preparation of gift and estate tax returns
  • Post-death estate and trust administration matters

Jeffrey actively donates his time and resources to several charitable organizations in the St. Louis, Mo., community, and he has assisted nonprofits in creating governing documents, startup administration matters, and filing applications for tax-exempt status.

  • Significant ruling in the Missouri Supreme Court dealing with when a trust is created/amended and the burden of proof to achieve that result. After a victory in the trial court regarding whether a grantor's handwritten letter was operative to amend his trust, the court of appeals reversed, holding that evidence and testimony of the grantor's intent should not have been admitted. But, the Polsinelli team convinced the Missouri Supreme Court to then take the case and, writing for a unanimous court, Judge Paul Wilson adopted both the primary and alternative arguments put forth by the Polsinelli team. The court issued a lengthy opinion in Rouner v. Wise affirming the lower court ruling. To find out more click here.
Publications & Presentations
Higher Exemptions Impact Transfer and Income Tax Planning: The Post-ATRA and ACA Estate Planning Environment
The St. Louis Bar Journal, pp. 4–9, Volume 62, No. 2
Fall 2015
eAlerts Alerts
January 31, 2013
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