David Patzer is the chair of Godfrey & Kahn's Estate Planning, Estate & Trust Administration Practice Group in the Milwaukee office. His areas of practice include fiduciary income taxation, estate and gift taxation, probate administration, and the preparation of marital agreements, wills, trusts and other estate planning instruments.
David received his bachelor's of business administration degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a major in accounting. In 1996, he graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School and is currently a member of the state bars of Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Admitted To Practice
Wisconsin - 1998
State Bar of Wisconsin
Member of the Firms Fiduciary Litigation Practice Team
St. Francis Children’s Center – Past President and Current Board Member
YMCA Camp Minikani – Board Member
Milwaukee Estate Planning Forum – Past President
Evan Scholars – Milwaukee Regional Alumni President
Recognized as a Five Star Wealth Manager (2012 - 2014, 2016 - 2019)
Listed in Best Lawyers (Trust and Estates, 2014 - present)
Recognized as a Wisconsin Super Lawyer (2017 - present)
Juris Doctor, University of Minnesota Law School, 1996, cum laude
Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1993, Accounting