Meet Our Team
The team at Hougum Law Firm, LLC has one Mission: We are passionate about educating people who are concerned with preserving their assets. Now, during their lifetime, and after they pass.
Hougum Law Firm, LLC can help you protect yourself and the people you love with strategic wealth planning strategies. We serve all of Wisconsin with offices in Wausau and Rhinelander.
Attorney at Law
Alan L. Hougum grew up in Edgar, Wisconsin, just off of County Road N. He attended undergraduate school at UW-Madison, and worked as a forklift driver and a textbook salesman in Texas between semesters to pay for school. After graduating cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School, Alan returned to central Wisconsin to practice in the areas of Estate Planning and Elder Law. In 2013, Alan opened Hougum Law Firm, LLC in Wausau. A satellite office in Rhinelander opened in 2021. Alan has been practicing law for more than twenty years, and currently resides in Wausau with his wife and two children.
Practice Areas: Estate Planning; Probate and Trust Administration; Business Law
Education: B.S., University of Wisconsin – Madison, 1995
J.D., University of Minnesota Law School; (cum laude) 1999
Admitted To Practice:
Wisconsin Supreme Court
American Bar Association, State Bar of Wisconsin, Minnesota State Bar Association, Marathon County Bar Association
Camp HOPE, Counselor
Camp HOPE, Director
Legal Assistance to Military Personnel, Volunteer
Junior Achievement, Project Business Consultant
Legal Assistance at the Marathon County ADRC, Volunteer
United Way, Group Leader
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of North Central Wisconsin, Big Brother
Marathon County Public Library Foundation, Board of Directors
Attorney at Law
Sarah J. Reed grew up in Phillips, Wisconsin. She attended undergraduate school at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire where she majored in political science and minored in pre-law. After working at a reputable law firm in Phillips after graduation, Sarah went on to attend Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. Sarah has been working in the Wausau area as an attorney since 2019. Sarah currently resides in Weston, Wisconsin with her husband and two dogs.
Attorney at Law
Amanda M. Trecartin obtained her bachelor’s degree in social work from Andrews University where she graduated summa cum laude. She attended law school at UW-Madison, where she served as a Senior Managing Editor of the Wisconsin Law Review. During law school she also worked in the Family Court Clinic where she helped low-income individuals with divorce and custody issues. Amanda recently joined the Wausau community, and has enjoyed exploring the local hiking trails and disc golf courses with her husband and goldendoodle.
Attorney at Law (Rhinelander)
Tracey L. Wall obtained her bachelor’s degree in 2007 from Roosevelt University, focusing on paralegal studies. She attended law school at William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. Prior to law school, she worked as a paralegal with an immigration law firm in Chicago. She spent many years working as corporate counsel for a large Wisconsin-based home improvement retailer. She is excited for her next adventure in Estate Planning and Elder Law. Tracey recently joined the Rhinelander community and has enjoyed exploring the local landscape. Tracey and her husband enjoy trying new restaurants and spending time outdoors.