Bob provides legal, tax, real estate and corporate advice to small businesses and individuals, with a special focus on agricultural clients. He regularly assists clients at both ends of the tax spectrum, whether helping to manage and distribute large estates or working with state and federal tax departments to resolve delinquent or mishandled tax situations.
A Spring Valley native, Bob worked for Congressman Mel Laird in Washington, DC, before returning to Wisconsin to begin his law practice in 1966. He joined Bakke Norman in 2003.
Bob enjoys the outdoors with walks in the woods surrounding his home or helping on his son’s extensive dairy farm. Bob is an avid sports fan and particularly enjoys local spectator sports, the Green Bay Packers, and the Milwaukee Brewers. He is also a lay minister at his Catholic church and participates in a variety of projects in and around Spring Valley.
News and Publications
- Co-Author/Co-Lecturer, “Estate Planning for Farm Families” (UW-Extension Farm Adult Education 2010)
- Co-Author/Co-Lecturer, “Surviving a Farm Crisis” (December 2009)
- George Washington University Law School, JD, 1966
- University of Wisconsin-River Falls, BA, Political Science and Economics, 1963