Poster, Heather B.

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Address: 222 E. Erie Street Suite 320, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Lawyer Firm: Becker, Hickey & Poster, S.C.
Phone: 414-273-1414
Fax: 414-273-3223

Areas of PracticeFamily Law, Estate Planning, Elder Law, Trusts


Heather B. Poster, U.W. Madison (1999) and Marquette Law School (2002), is a shareholder with the law firm of Becker, Hickey & Poster, S.C., Milwaukee, and practices family law, estate planning, elder law, including trusts for the disabled, Title 19 (Medicaid) planning and guardianship.Heather currently serves on the boards for the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and State Bar of Wisconsin’s Elder Law Section Board (Chair 2017-2018). For 10 years (2005-2014), Heather served on the Board for WisPACT, Inc. Heather is also a co-editor of the Medicaid Divestment Chapter of the Attorney’s Desk Reference and an editor of the Medicaid Chapter of the Advising Older Clients and Their Families, both published by the State Bar of Wisconsin. In 2012, she was appointed to the NAELA Steering Committee focusing on trusts and special needs trusts. She was named a rising star (2007-2008 and 2010-2012) and a Super Lawyer (2014-2017) in elder law by Wisconsin Super Lawyers, a Law and Politics publication. Best Lawyers named her Elder Law Attorney of the Year in 2017. She lectures extensively on Title 19 (Medicaid) planning for the elderly and disabled, special needs and pooled trust planning and guardianship/advanced directives issues.Upcoming Presentations

Poster, Heather B., "Panel Discussion on Managing Beneficiary Expectations Related to Special Needs and Pooled Trusts," WisPACT Annual CLE, Madison, Wisconsin, April 20, 2018

Poster, Heather B., "Decisions that Last a Lifetime: An Overview of Advanced Directives," 2018 Annual Symposium for People With Parkinson’s and Their Families, in collaboration with Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, May 19, 2018

Poster, Heather B., "Capacity and Your Client," Waukesha County Estate Planners Group, Waukesha, Wisconsin, September 2018

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