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Associate

Samantha L. Heaton

Each client’s story is its own small universe, and no two are alike.

My Approach

What I love about my practice in estate planning is that I get to be two people at once – I get to do very technical and trying work, with close study of tax regulations and statutes, followed by precise and intensely detail-focused drafting, but I don’t have to stay in that world. I get to meet actual individuals, and get to talk to them about their personal selves and their hearts. I get to listen to their stories, hear about their families, and develop a plan for them that takes all of that into account. I find it so gratifying to be able to understand the root of what has been worrying a client, and be able to come up with a creative solution to relieve them of that burden.

In addition to my work at the firm, I do a great deal of pro bono work relating to guardianship, non-profit and probate matters.

Outside of work, I love spending time with my husband and son, trying new restaurants and entertaining family and friends.

Practice Areas

Associations & Memberships

Minnesota State Bar Association

Probate & Trust Law Section

Bolder Options

Board of Directors