Abraham "Abe" T. Schwager

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in St. Paul, MN

Chandler and Brown, Ltd.
332 Minnesota St, Suite W-2610
St. Paul, MN 55101
Phone: 651-228-0497
Fax: 651-228-9237
Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate
Attorney Profile

Abraham T. Schwager is shareholder at Chandler and Brown, Ltd., and represents clients in the Twin Cities region of Minnesota from his firm’s office in St. Paul. His experience extends to the following legal matters: wealth transition and preservation, supplemental needs trusts, irrevocable life insurance trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts, family limited partnerships, intentionally defective grantor trusts, charitable remainder trusts, cabin trusts, farm trusts, acquisition and sale of businesses, estate and trust administration, succession planning and estate planning.

Admitted to practice in the states of Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota, Mr. Schwager is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. He earned a Bachelor of Science with distinction from Iowa State University, then moved on to the William Mitchell College of Law, where he graduated cum laude with his Juris Doctor. He has been practicing law for just over a decade.

Focused on sophisticated planning techniques that are uniquely customized to fit the needs of each client, Mr. Schwager is a regular speaker for financial advisers, accountants and other attorneys. His speaking topics also cover charitable giving, estate planning and business planning. An active member of his local legal community, he is involved with the Minnesota State Bar Association.

With a commitment to giving back to his community, he teaches Christian education courses. Mr. Schwager has volunteered in the community including for the First Tee of Woodbury and as a commissioner on the Woodbury Economic Development Commission. His commitment to finding the best solutions for his clients includes collaboration with professionals across the estate planning and financial spectrum.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Estate Planning & Probate
Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021

About Abraham "Abe" T. Schwager

Admitted: 2011, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: https://www.chandlerandbrown.com/About/Abraham-T-Schwager.sh...

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Volunteer, The First Tee of Woodbury
  • Past Commissioner, Woodbury Economic Development Committee

Educational Background

  • Iowa State University B.S. with distinction

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
  • Iowa
  • Wisconsin
  • Minnesota

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Authored and presented on the topics of Beneficiary and Heir Problems, Distribution Dilemmas and Legal Ethics Challenges in Estate Administration for attorney continuing legal education credits, Presenter/author, Top Challenges in Estate Administration, NBI, Legal, 2018
  • Authored and presented breakout session on Accepting Gifts of Real Estate, Presenter/author, Accepting Gifts of Real Estate, Minnesota Planned Giving Council, Legal, Financial, Planned Giving, 2017
  • Authored and presented on the topics of Costly Will Drafting Mistakes and Business Entities Pitfalls for continuing legal education credits, Presenter/author, Estate Planning: Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid, NBI, Legal, 2017
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Office Location for Abraham "Abe" T. Schwager

332 Minnesota St
Suite W-2610
St. Paul, MN 55101

Phone: 651-228-0497

Fax: 651-228-9237

Last Updated: 5/5/2021

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