Bennett S. Keller

Probate, Mediation
168 North Meramec Avenue, Fourth Floor
Saint Louis, Missouri 63105



1984, Missouri; 1992, Illinois; U.S. Tax Court

Law School

University of Missouri-Columbia, J.D., 1984

Law School Graduation Year



University of Missouri-Columbia, B.S.B.A., cum laude, 1981


Illinois State Bar Association; The Estate Planning Council of St. Louis.


Beta Alpha Psi; Delta Theta Phi. Note and Comment Editor, Missouri Law Review. Lecturer, The Probate Tool Box - Federal and Missouri Estate and Income Taxes, The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, 1988; Right to Die After Cruzan, The Missouri Bar Fall Probate Institute, 1990. Co-Author: Deferral Can Still be Combined with Corporate Redemptions to Provide Liquidity, Tax Benefits, Estate Planning, Vol. 14, No. 5, 1987; Treatment of Estate Freezes Revised by TAMRA, But Many Questions Remain, Estate Planning, Vol. 16, No. 2, March-April, 1989; IRS Makes It Harder to Use GRITS, But Provides a Safe Harbor to Avoid Gift and Estate Taxes, Estate Planning Vol. 17, No. 1, 1990; Valuation of Closely Held Business Interests, Current Application of Minority Discount and the Control Premium, 5 The Journal of Taxation of Estates and Trusts, vol. 2, No. 3, Spring, 1990; S Corporations in Missouri, Professional Education Systems, Inc. Hard to Handle Assets in Probate, The St. Louis Bar Journal, Vol. 1, Winter 1992; Planning for the Allocation of Administration Expenses to Income Under Hubert , Journal of Taxation, April 1996, Vol. 84, No. 4.; Sales, Mortgages, Leases and Exchanges, Chapter 6 of Missouri Bar CLE Handbook, Estate Administration. Adjunct Professor, Closely Held Business and Succession Planning, Washington University School of Law. Past Chairman, Probate and Trust Law Steering Committee, The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis.