Robert K. Ginther
Attorney Ginther is a partner in the firm since 1991 and focuses his practice in the following areas:
Financial Institutions: Attorney Ginther represents numerous banks and credit unions to assist them with all of their legal needs, including setting up loans and secured transactions, delinquent loan workouts and protecting their interests in borrower bankruptcies, etc.
General Business: Attorney Ginther assists clients with general business matters of all types, including setting up businesses, buying and selling established businesses, assisting businesses with general contract matters, and protecting businesses’ interests in customer bankruptcies, etc.
Real Estate: Attorney Ginther’s real estate practice includes representation of clients in buy/sell transactions, zoning and land division matters, easements and restrictive covenants, 1031 like-kind exchanges, commercial and residential leases, and all other matters involving real estate.
Estate Planning, Trusts and Probate: Attorney Ginther’s trusts and estates practice covers both estate planning and post-death asset transfers.
In working with clients on estate planning matters, Attorney Ginther advises clients on the pros and cons of all of the many options available to them to meet their needs. This involves detailed analysis of the client’s finances, family circumstances and the client’s goals. Depending on a particular client’s circumstances, the best estate plan can involve nothing more than a basic will and probate coupled with power of attorneys, or may require a more complex plan that involves the use of trusts for the purposes of asset protection, probate avoidance, tax planning or planning for individuals with disabilities.
Attorney Ginther also assists clients with the many different procedures for transferring a deceased individual’s assets, including formal and informal probate, small estate transfers by affidavit, and termination of revocable and irrevocable trusts, etc.
Attorney Ginther was born in New Berlin, WI. Education: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (B.A., 1987); Washington & Lee University (J.D., 1990). Member and Editor, Washington & Lee Law Review, 1988-1990. Law Clerk, Honorable Justice Henry H. Whiting, Virginia Supreme Court, 1990-1991.
Attorney Ginther is a member of the Wisconsin State Bar since 1991, and is licensed to practice in all Wisconsin state and federal courts.