Attorney Melinda Gustafson Gervasi, founded Gustafson Gervasi Law Office, LLC in 2005. She holds a bachelors degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison; a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Southern California, and a Law Degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School.
Melinda Gustafson Gervasi is a Madison attorney whose current practice focuses on estate planning and probate, where she guides clients through the process of creating an estate plan as well as administering probate or trust matters. Education is a key component of Melinda’s legal practice. Not only does she aim to educate her clients, she is committed to increasing the public’s understanding of estate planning and probate issues. She is a member of the Legal Association of Women, the former chairperson of the Dane County Ethics Board, author of the book Middle Class Philanthropist: How Anyone Can Leave a Legacy, and a member of the Madison College Foundation Board of Directors.
In addition to her legal roles, Melinda volunteers her time and expertise in a variety of community settings, including teaching educational seminars on estate planning and probate for WWBIC; being a steward of a Little Free Library; and she is a loyal supporter of the Glenn Stephens Elementary School PTO, where her children are in attendance. When not practicing law Melinda enjoys coordinating the group Book Club with a Twist, traveling with her husband and children, and pausing to notice the small things through photography.
Melinda writes the blog Navigator: Making sense of illness, death, and taxes through the eyes of Attorney and Author Melinda Gustafson Gervasi. You can also follow her on Twitter @Melinda_GG.
Copies of Middle Class Philanthropist: how anyone can leave a legacy can be purchased on-line with Amazon or Barnes & Nobel. The book is also available directly through Melinda for $5/book (including sales tax). Price breaks can be given for larger quantity purchases.