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Tom Schumacher

Attorney Tom Schumacher
Interests

Tom is married with four adult children. He is a competitor who loves running and playing golf, but takes special pride in coaching youth basketball.

Tom Schumacher

Tom is a proven community leader in Western Wisconsin. He is respected as a practical solution-based attorney, representing Closely Held Businesses, and structuring Commercial Real Estate and Commercial Finance matters. Currently Tom is utilizing his Certified Exit Planning and Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor knowledge to assist business owners in positioning themselves and their business to maximize value enabling a transition at any time the owner, the market or potential buyers are ready.

Education
  • University of Wisconsin Law School
  • University of Wisconsin, BA, Economics
Practice Areas
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Closely Held Businesses
  • Middle Market Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Community Banks and Credit Unions
  • Estate Planning, Trust Administration and Probate
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Awards, Honors And Professional Accomplishments
HONORS
  • Recipient, St. Croix Economic Development Corporation Directors Award (2015)
  • Board of Directors, First National Community Bank – New Richmond (2015-present)
  • Wisconsin Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company, Board of Directors (2000 -present) Board Chairperson from (2014 to 2022).
  • Board of Directors, St. Croix Economic Development Corporation (2006-2013)
  • School Board, Baldwin-Woodville Area School District (1995-2010)
  • Trustee, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Hammond, WI
  • Captain, Cross Country and Track & Field Teams, University of Wisconsin-Madison, NCAA All-American Cross Country

 

NEWS AND PUBLICATIONS
  • Co-Lecturer, “Lending & Trusts – What You Need to Know” Presentation to First National Community Bank
  • Co-Lecturer, “Business Succession Planning” Presentation to Citizens State Bank
  • Lecturer, “How to Prepare For and Close Rural Development Loans” USDA Community Programs Training
  • Co-Author, “Estate Planning and Closely Held Businesses” National Business Institute
  • Co-Author, “Technology: Tech Game Changers: Tips, Trends & Lessons Learned” Wisconsin Lawyer
  • Author/Lecturer, “The New Normal: Building a Law Practice in Today’s Economy” WILMIC Summer Seminar
  • Author/Lecturer, “Understanding Municipal Financial Statements” Bakke Norman Municipal Seminar
  • Author, “Fund Balance” Bakke Norman Municipal Law Alert
  • Author, “Proposed Use Cannot Be Considered in Extraterritorial Plat Review Process” Bakke Norman Municipal Law Alert