Joseph H. Helm, Jr. - Partner

Your Comprehensive Wisconsin Estate Planning Lawyer

Planning for end-of-life issues is not always easy, but it is necessary to protect those you love. Joseph Helm Jr. practices solely as a Wisconsin estate planning lawyer. This allows him to create a competent, state-of-the-art estate plan for you, no matter what your needs are. If you’re looking for legal representation regarding wills, trusts, probate, and power of attorney, Joseph Helm is the Menomonee Falls estate planning attorney you can rely on.

A partner at McLario, Helm and Bertling, S.C., Joseph Helm has been working at our Wisconsin law firm since the early 1980s. During that time, he has accrued extensive knowledge and experience in handling all aspects of estate planning. His up-to-date techniques and dependable service ensure you will not get a better, more comprehensive, and affordable estate plan anywhere else in Southeast Wisconsin.

When it comes to protecting your family, Joseph Helm offers affordability and peace of mind. Estate planning is about the efficient use of your assets; you shouldn’t have to break the bank. Contact Joseph Helm to schedule a free consultation. 

Legal Practice Areas Handled

Estate planning lawyer Joseph Helm can assist you with the following areas:
  • Estate Tax Planning
  • Trusts
  • Wills
  • Elder Law
  • Charitable Giving
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Educational Background

Joseph Helm started at McLario, Helm and Bertling as a law clerk in the summer of 1981, while he was attending law school. His educational background includes the following:

  • J.D., Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, Indiana, 1983
  • Law Review: Valparaiso University Law Review, Associate Editor, 1981 – 1983
  • B.A., Bob Jones University, Greenville, South Carolina, 1980
  • University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh, 1974-75
  • University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, 1973-1974

Throughout his education, Joseph Helm received numerous honors and awards including the following:

  • Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award, 1980 - 1981
  • Professor John Bowman Scholarship, 1980 - 1981
  • American Jurisprudence Award, 1980 – 1981, 1982-1983
  • Marion County (Indiana) Barrister's Wives Association Scholarship, 1981 - 1982
  • Charles L. Vaughan Trial Advocacy Award, 1983
  • Who's Who Among American Law Students, 1982 - 1983

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Law

Wisconsin estate planning attorney Joseph Helm is admitted to practice law in the following jurisdictions:

  • Wisconsin, 1983
  • Illinois, 1984
  • Indiana, 1983
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1984

Professional Associations and Bar Association Memberships

Joseph Helm is a proud member of the following associations:

  • Wisconsin State, Illinois State Bar & Indiana State Bar
    Member Since: 1983
  • Past Member: Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • National Civil Liberties Legal Foundation
  • Past President of Resolute Systems, Inc.

Involvement with the Milwaukee Metro Community

At McLario, Helm and Bertling, it is important for Menomonee Falls attorneys to not only help clients in the courtroom and negotiation table, but also to better the community as a whole.

To serve his community, Joseph Helm is now serving his third elected term as a Menomonee Falls Village Trustee and for 29 years as the Administrative/Business Pastor of Brookside Baptist Church in Brookfield, WI. He also volunteers his time through frequent speaking engagements on estate planning subjects for community groups, financial institutions, and charitable organizations.

Toll free: 1.800.924.4210
Office phone: 262.251.4210
Fax: 262.251.5549
Email: joehelm@mclario.com

If you would like to schedule a free consultation with estate planning attorney Joseph Helm, call, email, or complete our online Wisconsin lawyer contact form.

Please note the free consultation does not apply to Medicaid/Title 19 planning.

 

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