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Fred L. Vilbig, Partner

Fred L. Vilbig, Partner

Fred L. Vilbig has focused his professional career in the areas of estate planning and corporate law. He assists clients in the legal needs of their businesses, including the formation of business entities, the development of capital resources, mergers and acquisitions, and general business law. He also assists individuals in their estate planning needs, including the preparation of wills, trusts, and powers of attorney, and in related probate matters. He has also represented numerous nonprofit corporations in their formation, tax, and on-going operational needs.

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate
  • Real Estate
  • Tax and Estate Planning
  • NonProfits and Religious Institutions
  • Probate and Trust Law


  • St. Louis University, J.D.
  • University of Dallas, A.B. (magna cum laude)

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Associations, Memberships & Honors

  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • The Missouri Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • St. Louis Estate Planning Council

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • CLE Presentations in Corporate, Estate Planning, and Nonprofits

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