Mark H.T. Fuhrman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Middleton, WI

Fuhrman + Dodge, S.C.
 | 2501 Parmenter Street, Suite 200B
Middleton, WI 53562
Phone: 608-975-5521
Fax: 608-841-1502
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (40%),
  • Business/Corporate (40%),
  • Tax: Consumer (10%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Mark H.T. Fuhrman is a partner with the Fuhrman and Dodge law firm in Middleton, Wisconsin. Serving a diverse range of clients throughout Dane County and the surrounding areas of the greater Madison metro region, Mr. Fuhrman provides exceptional legal counsel and support to those who have needs involving any of the following:

  • Estate planning and probate
  • Business succession planning
  • Business law
  • Real estate law
  • Tax law as it pertains to estate planning

A personable and compassionate attorney, Mr. Fuhrman works closely with those he serves to help them establish comprehensive, effective plans that will serve them, their heirs and their loved ones well into the future. In all cases, he strives to fully understand his clients' needs and goals so that he can more effectively assist them with creating solid plans designed to protect their assets and preserve their wealth. He also provides invaluable representation throughout all aspects of the probate and estate administration process to ensure his clients' final wishes are met.

For his business clients, Mr. Fuhrman delivers unmatched counsel for all of the legal matters business owners typically face, including business organization and planning issues, taxation, contract drafting and dispute resolution, collections, employment matters, owner and partnership disputes, debt and equity financing, and more. Additionally, he has extensive experience handling mergers and acquisitions, buy/sell agreements and real estate transactions.

A 1989 graduate of the Wisconsin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Mr. Fuhrman obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1993. He is admitted to practice before all Wisconsin state courts as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit.

A leader in his field, Mr. Fuhrman has several publications to his credit, and he has conducted numerous lectures and seminars on estate planning, business succession planning, business entity selection and other legal topics. He is also a highly active member of his legal community as evidenced by his memberships with the Dane County Bar Association, the State Bar of Wisconsin and the Madison Estate Council.

Mr. Fuhrman is a member of the Association of General Contractors and the Association of Building Contractors. Devoted to his local community as well, he is former board member of the MATC Foundation, where he chaired the organization's Planned Giving Committee. He is also a founding member and board member of Madison4Kids, Inc., and he serves as chair of the organization's Governance and Planned Giving Committees.

Recognized for his professionalism and service, Mr. Fuhrman holds an AV-Preeminent peer-review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell and Superb client ratings on Avvo. He also earned Martindale-Hubbell's Client Distinction Award in 2015.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Estate Planning & Probate (40%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Business/Corporate (40%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Tax (10%): Tax Law

Real Estate (10%)

Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations, Tax Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2019

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About Mark Fuhrman

Admitted: 1994, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage: https://www.fuhrmandodge.com/team/mark-h-t-fuhrman/

Honors/Awards:

  • Martindale Hubbell ® AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated (in the areas of estate planning, probate, and business law) Client Review Rating: Preeminent (5.0 of 5.0) For more details, please visit:  www.martindale.com A V Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards
  • AVVO.com Rating: 10 out of 10 (Superb)

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Court Admissions: Courts of the State of Wisconsin U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Madison Estate Council, 2005 - Present
  • Association of Building Contractors (Fuhrman & Dodge, S.C., 2013)
  • Association of General Contractors (Fuhrman & Dodge, S.C., 2013)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin (1994-Present) Dane County Bar Association (1994-Present)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Founding Member, Madison4Kids, Inc., 2012 - Present
  • Madison4Kids, Inc., Board of Directors (2012 - Present); Chair, Governance and Planned Giving Committees MATC Foundation, Board of Directors; Chair, Planning Giving Committee; Glacier's Edge Council Board (Boy Scouts of America) and Chair of its Major Gifts Committee.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Co-author of Chapter 2, Pinnacle, Eckhardt's Workbook for Wisconsin Estate Planners, Estate Planning, 2011, 2012, 2014 - 2018
  • Author, Estate Planning Basics, 2000 - 2013
  • Presenter at numerous seminars to individuals, business owners and attorneys in the areas of estate planning, business succession planning, and choice of business entity, 1995

Transactions:

  • Participated in many transactions involving residential and commercial real estate deals, mergers & acquisitions, private placements, commercial loan transactions, and secured transactions, 1994

Educational Background:

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Business, B.B.A., Majors:  Finance, Investment & Banking, Psychology, 1989
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Office Location for Mark H.T. Fuhrman

2501 Parmenter Street
Suite 200B
Middleton, WI 53562

Phone: 608-975-5521

Fax: 608-841-1502

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Last Updated: 8/16/2019

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