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Stephanie Moll’s practice focuses on estate planning and administration, with a focus on wealth transfer tax planning. Ms. Moll assists clients with their pre-death estate planning and wealth preservation through the creation of wills, revocable trusts, irrevocable trusts (including irrevocable insurance trusts, intentionally defective irrevocable grantor trusts, qualified personal residence trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts, private annuity sales to grantor trusts and installment sale transactions to grantor trusts), the use of lifetime gifting, and closely-held business succession planning. Ms. Moll has helped clients further their charitable inclinations by creating charitable trusts and charitable foundations. Ms. Moll also assists clients with post-death trust and probate administration. 

Ms. Moll's international estate planning experience includes estate planning for U.S. resident married couples where one or both spouses are non-citizens, assisting U.S. citizens living abroad with their estate planning with respect to their U.S.-situs assets, planning for expatriation, and planning related to receipt of gifts/inheritances from abroad.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Moll worked as a teacher in various public and private schools in the St. Louis, Missouri area. Ms. Moll is co-chair of the St. Louis branch of the Bryan Cave Women affinity group and the administrator of the Private Client group's blog, trustbryancave.com.

Civic Involvement & Honors

    • Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center, Development Board, Executive Committee
    • NCCJ St. Louis, Board Member
    • NCCJ St. Louis, Board Member
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Professional Affiliations

    • Missouri Bar Association
    • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
    • Illinois State Bar Association
    • Colorado Bar Association
    • Estate Planning Council of St. Louis
    • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), Founding Chair - St. Louis Chapter
    • Illinois State Bar Association
    • Colorado Bar Association
    • Estate Planning Council of St. Louis
    • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), Founding Chair - St. Louis Chapter
    • Estate Planning Council of St. Louis
    • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), Founding Chair - St. Louis Chapter
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Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • “Estate Planning During and After Divorce,” 16th Annual Family Law Conference Presented by MoBarCLE and The Family Law Section, August 4-6, 2016
  • "Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts," National Business Institute's Top Estate Planning Techniques Seminar, May 18, 2016
  • "Accommodating Post-Drafting Changes in Circumstances and Law," National Business Institute Seminar - Wills and Trusts: Mistakes to Avoid, St. Louis, Missouri, November 13, 2015
  • “Trusts 101,” NBI, October 2010
  • "Gift and Estate Tax: Procedure and Strategy," NBI, December 2008