Amy M. Staehr

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Ms. Staehr is a partner in the firm’s Jackson office. She is a Jackson native and focuses her practice on trust, estate and tax planning, with a particular emphasis on international issues, wealth succession, asset protection, state income tax, offshore voluntary disclosure issues, and tax controversies.

Education and Licensure: Ms. Staehr received an A.B. in English, graduating magna cum laude with honors from Dartmouth College; she received an M.A. in English and Creative Writing from the University of Texas at Austin, and a J.D. from the University of Wyoming College of Law, graduating Order of the Coif and with honors. Ms. Staehr is licensed to practice law in California, Colorado, and Wyoming.

Prior Experience: As a Wyoming native, Ms. Staehr is well acquainted with the solid Western values as well as the global reach of Wyoming residents. She has lived throughout the United States, as well as in London, Tanzania, and Guinea-Bissau, West Africa, and she brings this experience to the table when working with U.S. as well as foreign clients to create estate, tax, and business plans that tackle jurisdictional problems with an eye to the realities of individual locales.

Memberships: Ms. Staehr is former Chairman of the Wyoming Chapter of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), the leading worldwide professional body for practitioners in the fields of trusts, estates and related issues.. She is a member of the California Bar Association, the Colorado Bar Association, the Wyoming Bar Association, and the Teton County Bar Association.

Community Service: Ms. Staehr is currently serving as a Director of the Teton County Library Foundation and of the Teton Literacy Center. She is a member of the Open Space Council of the Jackson Hole Land Trust.

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