Gene received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Wabash College (summa cum laude) in 1971 and his Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois in 1974.
Gene was a sole practitioner from 1976 through 1983 and from April 2003 to the present. From 1984 to March 2003, Gene was a partner in the law firm Kuhfuss, Kuhfuss & Kepple. From 1974 to 1997, Gene was engaged in the general practice of law, primarily in the areas of estate planning, probate, banking law, real estate, and corporate law. Since 1998 his practice has been concentrated in estate planning (inclusive of high net worth legacy planning and asset protection planning through the use of business entities), elder planning, business planning, and estate/trust settlement and administration. Gene’s clients have come to him primarily through referrals from financial advisors, CPAs, attorneys, and other clients.
Gene maintains his primary practice at his office located at 220 W. Pearl Street, Suite D, Tremont, Illinois. His office phone number is 309-925-7500.
Gene and his wife, Jan, reside in Tremont, Illinois. They are the proud parents of two sons, one an attorney in Orlando, Florida and the other a physician living in Zionsville, Indiana. When he is not practicing law, Gene is an avid golfer.
University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, IL 1974, J.D., Cum Laude, Order of the Coif.
Wabash College, Bachelor of Arts, 1971, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa.
U.S. District Court 1974
U.S. Court of Appeals (7th Circuit) 1975
American Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Central Illinois Estate Planning Counsel