Joseph Giljum represents individual and business taxpayers in Federal and Missouri taxation matters; such representation relates to tax planning as well as representation in the course of audits, administrative appeals and litigation.

Mr. Giljum’s probate practice includes general estate and trust administration matters as well as the preparation of any necessary Federal and state estate tax returns and Federal and state fiduciary tax returns.

Mr. Giljum’s estate planning practice includes the preparation of all necessary estate planning documents to implement a client’s estate plan, such as, wills, trusts (revocable and irrevocable) and related documents.

Areas of Practice
  • Corporate, Real Estate, Tax and Estate Planning
  • Taxation
  • Probate
  • Estate Planning
  • St. Louis University, J.D.
  • New York University, LL.M.
  • St. Louis University, B.S.C.
Bar Admissions
  • Missouri
Professional Associations, Memberships & Honors
  • Certified Public Accountant, Missouri, 1962
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (Chairman, Section on Taxation, 1970-1971)
  • The Missouri Bar (Chairman, Taxation Committee, 1973-1975)
  • American Bar Association (Special Advisor, Committee on Tax Accounting Problems, Section of Taxation, 1976-1978)
  • Assistant Professor of Law and Taxation, University of Missouri at St. Louis, 1969-2002
  • Lecturer: St. Louis University Law School, 1970-1979
  • Lecturer: Washington University Law School, 1973-1978
  • Fellow: American College of Tax Counsel
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
  • Best Lawyers in America® (Tax Law)
  • Missouri Super Lawyers® (Tax)
  • Order of the Woolsack
  • Alpha Sigma Nu
Selected Publications and Presentations
  • Author: BNA Tax Management Portfolios
  • “Losses-Casualty,” 274, 1973
  • “Losses, Theft, Wagering, War and Confiscation,” 278, 1973
  • “Installment Sales,” 48-6th, 1987
  • “Tax Free Exchange Under Section 1031,” 61-2nd, 1969
  • “Statute Limitations; Interest on Underpayments and Overpayments of Tax,” 28-2nd, 1968
  • “Professional Corporations,” Missouri Bar Specialized Business Entities Deskbook, 2006
  • “Federal Tax Problems Encountered in Advance Tax Payment Transactions,” Tax Law Review, May, 1966