Eido M. Walny

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Milwaukee, WI

Walny Legal Group LLC
 | 751 N Jefferson St, George Watts Building
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: 414-751-7531
Selected to Rising Stars: 2008 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (70%),
  • Business/Corporate (20%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • French,
  • Hebrew
Attorney Profile

Eido M. Walny is the founder and managing attorney of Walny Legal Group LLC. From the firm's office in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he provides representation to clients throughout the area, focusing on estate planning and administration as well as asset protection, business transactions and real estate matters.

Mr. Walny received his Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law in 2001. While in law school, he served as an editor on the Boston University International Law Journal. Prior to law school, Mr. Walny graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in political science with honors from The University of Chicago in 1998. He was a partner at a Milwaukee firm before founding Walny Legal Group LLC in 2011. Admitted to practice in Wisconsin, Illinois and New York, Mr. Walny is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.

The high regard in which Mr. Walny is held by his fellow professionals is demonstrated by the many awards and honors that he has received, including an AV* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer-review rating through Avvo. In 2012, he was the recipient of a 40 under 40 award from the Milwaukee Business Journal, and in 2013, he was honored as one of the Wisconsin Law Journal's Leaders in the Law. In 2014, Mr. Walny was named as 1 of 5 national recipients of Trust & Estate Magazine's "Advisors with Heart" recognitions.  Mr. Walny has also received the Accredited Estate Planner and Estate Planning Law Specialist designations from the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils.

Mr. Walny is active in a variety of professional organizations, including the Illinois State and New York State bar associations and The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, a London-based organization whose members deal with international estate planning issues. His civic activities include serving as a trustee for the Village of Bayside, Wisconsin.

**AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Estate Planning & Probate (70%): Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Business/Corporate (20%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Business Organizations

Real Estate (10%)

Focus Areas

Estate Planning & Probate: Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Business/Corporate: Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Business Organizations

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 9 years

Rising Stars: 2008 - 2016

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About Eido Walny

Admitted: 2001, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage: http://www.walnylegal.com/team/eido-walny

Honors and Awards:

  • Advisors with Heart, Trusts & Estates Magazine, 2014
  • Fellow, Wisconsin Law Foundation, 2013
  • Leader in the Law, Wisconsin Law Journal, 2013
  • Private Wealth All-Star Team Nominee, Financial Advisor Magazine, 2012
  • Forty Under 40, Milwaukee Business Journal, 2012
  • TEP, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, 2009
  • Five Star: Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth Manager, Milwaukee Magazine since 2009 
  • Wisconsin Rising Star, Milwaukee Magazine since 2008
  • Leading Lawyer in the area of Estate Planning, M Magazine
  • Fellow, Wisconsin Law Foundation’s class of 2013

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified as an Estate Planning Law Specialist (EPLS), American Bar Association
  • Certified as an Accredited Estate Planner (AEP), National Association of Estate Planners and Counsels

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin
  • New York
  • London-based Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), Member
  • Milwaukee Estate Planning Forum, Officer
  • Milwaukee Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section, Member
  • Waukesha County Bar Association, Real Property and Probate Section, Member at Large
  • National Association of Estate Planners and Councils
  • Waukesha County Estate Planning Council
  • State Bar of Wisconsin

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Bayside Village, Wisconsin, Public Safety Committee, Chairman
  • Member, President’s Advisory Council of the Froedtert Hospital Foundation
  • Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra, Board of Directors
  • Bayside Village, Wisconsin, Trustee
  • Artworks for Milwaukee (501(c)(3)), Board of Directors
  • Bet Tzedek, Milwaukee, Coordinator
  • Charter Member, Greater Milwaukee Foundation Mueller Society
  • Zoological Society of Milwaukee, Associate Board of Directors

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Speaker, Business Succession and Estate Planning topics, including the Basics of Wills and Trusts, the Probate Process, Buy/Sell Agreements, and Successful Business Succession Strategies, National Business Institute classes, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee continuing education classes
  • Executive Articles Editor, Boston University International Law Journal

Transactions:

  • Negotiated $20+ million international manufacturing asset acquisition., 2007

Educational Background:

  • The University of Chicago, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Honors: With Honors
Office Location for Eido M. Walny

751 N Jefferson St
George Watts Building
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Phone: 414-751-7531

 

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Last Updated: 7/1/2016

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