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About Hougum Law Firm, LLC | Wausau WI

Alan Hougum & his compassionate team will help you protect yourself and the people you love with strategic wealth planning strategies, such as wills and trusts, powers of attorney, estate trusts, Elder Law planning, Medicaid crisis planning, Medicaid eligibility and application, probate and estate administration, avoiding probate, veterans benefits (Aid & Attendance), charitable planning and giving, special needs, estate tax planning, business succession planning, and asset protection. Hougum Law Firm serves the entire Wausau, WI area.

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Alan Hougum

Attorney At Law

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Mindy Nyseth


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Sophie Reiss

Client Services Coordinator

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Melody Scales

Funding Specialist

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Zoey Vecellio

Director of Operations

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Kat Lepinski

Legal Assistant

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Maegge Moravec

Funding Specialist

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Julia Sirvio

Client Funding Specialist

Alan Hougum

Alan Hougum

Attorney At Law

Practice Areas: Estate Planning; Probate and Trust Administration; Business Law

Education: B.S., University of Wisconsin – Madison; Graduated 1995 J.S., University of Minnesota Law School; Graduated (cum laude) 1999

Admitted To Practice: Wisconsin Supreme Court, Minnesota Supreme Court

Bar Associations: American Bar Association, Member: Business Law Section; Taxation Section State Bar of Wisconsin, Member: Real Property, Probate, and Trusts Section; Taxation Section, Minnesota State Bar Association, Marathon County Bar Association

Civic Activities: Camp HOPE, Counselor (1999-2005), Director (2000-2005), Legal Assistance to Military Personnel, Volunteer (2000-present), Junior Achievement, Project Business Consultant (2000-2004), Legal Assistance at the Marathon County Aging and Disability Resource Center, Volunteer (2000-present), United Way, Group Leader (1999; 2004-present), Big Brothers/Big Sisters of North central Wisconsin, Big Brother (2006-present), Marathon County Public Library Foundation, Board of Directors (2005-2008)

Background Information: Alan grew up in Edgar, Wisconsin, just off of County Road N. He attended undergraduate school in Madison, Wisconsin, and worked as a forklift driver and a textbook salesman in Texas between semesters to pay for school. After graduated cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School, Alan returned to the Wausau area and set up practice in the areas of Estate Planning and Business Law. Alan has been practicing law in the Wausau area for nearly two decades.

Alan currently resides in Wausau with his wife and two young children.