Jennifer M. Olk focuses her practice in estate planning and administration. She assists her clients with all aspects of estate planning including marital property, private foundations, charitable gift planning, business succession planning and disability planning. Her practice provides clients with tailored estate plans that accomplish her clients’ objectives in a tax efficient manner.
Jennifer counsels clients on techniques to preserve and enhance their wealth. Her experience includes structuring estate plans to maximize intergenerational wealth protection, minimize transfer taxes and maximize protection from creditors. She also advises clients on retirement assets.
Jennifer also counsels owners of closely held businesses in succession planning and ownership structures. She develops sophisticated estate vehicles tailored to the distinct needs of such business owners. She has experience in organizing and developing succession plans for corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships.
Jennifer represents trustees and executors in their fiduciary capacities in the administration of trusts and estates. She has experience in the preparation of estate tax, gift tax, and fiduciary income tax returns.
Law & Politics has recognized her as one of Wisconsin's Rising Stars, ranking her among the top young lawyers in the state.
Admitted To Practice
Wisconsin - 2000
American Bar Association
Association for Women Lawyers
Milwaukee Bar Association
Milwaukee Estate Planning Forum
State Bar of Wisconsin
Association for Women Lawyers' Estate Planning Discussion Group - Member, Co-chair (2009-2012)
Estate and Trust Section of the Milwaukee Bar Association - Past Chair
Herbert J. Mueller Society - Member
Milwaukee Mid-Winter Estate Planning Clinic - Member
Ronald McDonald House Charities Eastern Wisconsin - Board Member, Governance Committee Chair; Secretary (2015 - 2017)
State Bar of Wisconsin - Board of Directors; Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section - Treasurer
TEMPO Milwaukee - Member, Engagement Committee Member
Godfrey & Kahn's Women's Leadership Forum - Steering Committee Member
Recognized as a Wisconsin Rising Star (2006, 2009 - 2010, 2012 - 2013)
Juris Doctor, University of Wisconsin Law School, 2000, cum laude
Bachelor of Arts, University of Minnesota, 1996, cum laude