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Steve Spewak St Louis Attorney

Steven Spewak, JD, LLM
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(314) 454-9100 ext. 126
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Steven’s Practice Areas

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Estate Planning

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Tax

Who is Steven Spewak?

Steven is an estate planning attorney whose client’s are confident and secure that they, their loved ones and their legacies are protected.

As an experienced attorney, Steven works with his clients in the areas of estate planning, trusts, probate, asset protection and business succession planning. He is known in the industry for providing exceptional client value and turn-key service.

Steven has maintained Martindale Hubbel’s highest preeminent AV rating as an attorney for more than 20 years, been recognized by St. Louis Magazine as a Five Star Wealth Advisor four times, and recognized by St. Louis Small Business Monthly as a top attorney for business owners to work with. Steven also regularly teaches continuing education courses in areas related to estate planning, asset protection and business succession planning to CPAs, financial and insurance advisors and other attorneys.

  • The George Washington University Law School, LL.M., Taxation
  • University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law, J.D.
  • Drake University, Bachelor of Science, Accounting
  • Member, Estate Planning Counsel of St. Louis
  • Member, Missouri Bar
  • Past President, St. Louis Chapter of Society of Financial Service Providers
  • Member, WealthCounsel

“My wife and I have been clients of Steve since 2006. Over the years, Steve and his competent staff helped us establish our trust and trusts for family members. He has always been available to answer questions and has come to the rescue when needed. I have recommended his services to friends who are establishing a first trust or are in need of updating their original documents.” – Paul Kuhn

“Steve Spewak was sensitive to our needs and desires, performed a careful and thoughtful assessment, demonstrated a high level of professionalism, and provided super support from the client’s perspective.” – B. & N. C.

“I wholeheartedly endorse Mr. Spewak. We have worked with Steven as co-counsel and are delighted with the care and expertise he provides to clients. He is a trusted and experienced attorney in the St. Louis area. Whether you are in need of a simple review of existing planning, or have more complex estate and business planning needs, Steven will provide you with excellent advice, service and support.” – Ian Hasegawa-Trusts Attorney

“A thoughtful, analytic attorney on Avvo. I endorse Attorney Spewak.” – Gary Bollinger-Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney

“My wife and I met Steve about 5 years ago on the recommendation of our financial planner. We were in need of professional assistance in establishing an estate plan as well as an asset protection plan. With his experience and extensive knowledge of the strategies and laws involved in state planning and asset protection, Steve was able to craft an effective plan to accomplish both objectives using proven financial and legal constructs. We have been and continue to be very pleased with our experience. Steve and his team are both thorough and professional. We highly recommend their legal services.” – Craig and Jennifer Schmidt

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by Steve Spewak, JD (sspewak@aegislaw.com) When you've worked hard to leave a financial legacy for your children, it's hard to imagine your heirs squandering that legacy after you pass away. But situations like this routinely [...]

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Steven B. Spewak, J.D., LL.M. – Taxation, sspewak@aegislaw.com Tammy D. Repaso, J.D., trepaso@aegislaw.com   In light of the current pandemic, many Americans are becoming aware of the importance of creating or updating their estate planning documents. [...]

How to Protect your Will from Unhappy Relatives

Steven B. Spewak, J.D., LL.M. – Taxation, sspewak@aegislaw.com  Tammy D. Repaso, J.D., trepaso@aegislaw.com   Having an updated Last Will and Testament is more important than ever, especially now. However, a will that is poorly created or [...]

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In late December, while most of us were distracted, the president signed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act. The SECURE Act was intended to remedy the disappointing fact that only slightly more [...]

Retirement Rules Changing in 2020

by Tammy Repaso, JD (trepaso@aegislaw.com) People who are saving for retirement—a group that we hope includes all of our clients at AEGIS Law—are having an interesting early 2020. Changes to the law and to IRS [...]

Tammy Repaso Joins AEGIS Law’s Estate Planning and Elder Law Practice

We are pleased to announce that Tammy Repaso has joined AEGIS law to expand her law practice and ours.  Tammy has joined our growing St. Louis, Missouri practice. Tammy is a skilled and empathetic attorney with over 20 [...]