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Daniel J. Krause

Attorney & Author
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Madison estate planning attorney Daniel J. Krause, the founder of our firm, has been practicing estate planning law since 1999. A retired Army major and JAG officer, Dan is a board-certified estate planning law specialist; certified by The Estate Law Specialist Board, Inc., the sole American Bar Association accredited organization to bestow this distinction.

Dan has lectured on estate planning law throughout the years for classes of civilian and military attorneys and CPAs. He has also contributed content and drafting expertise to four major drafting library packages used by attorneys nationally.

Dan attended law school on a scholarship at NYU Law, graduating in 1999. He also received an M.A. in Philosophy from NYU that year. He has been a US Army medic and a Peace Corps volunteer (Kenya).

Dan lives in Oregon, Wisconsin, with his family.

  • Board-certified estate planning law specialist Board-certified estate planning law specialist; certified by The Estate Law Specialist Board, Inc.
    Board-certified estate planning law specialist
  • NAELA The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) is a group of attorneys who strive to provide solutions in the legal realm for older adults and people with disabilities. A few issues the group is dedicated to improving are Medicaid and Medicare coverage, incapacity and long-term care, and retiree health and income benefits. NAELA has been recognized for over 30 years as the leading organization for elder law attorneys to stay educated and inspired, and we look forward to many more years with this valuable resource.
  • Elder Counsel A great resource for continuing to deliver great case results, Elder Counsel helps attorneys keep pace with the constantly changing landscape of elder law. This resource greatly helps Krause Estate Planning & Elder Law Center remain a leading elder law firm in our area.
    Elder Counsel
  • Wisconsin State Bar
    Wisconsin State Bar