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Barton E. Saettele

St. Louis, Missouri Attorney

Phone:  314-244-3637

Location:  Clayton, Missouri
Fax:  314-727-2101

Mr. Saettele’s primary areas of practice are estate planning, tax planning, probate and trust administration. Mr. Saettele also practices in the corporate and business and the non-profit law areas.

Prior to joining Paule, Camazine & Blumenthal, Mr. Saettele worked for over five years in the St. Louis tax departments of two “Big Five” public accounting Firms.

Mr. Saettele’s extensive financial knowledge helps him provide high quality legal services in all of his areas of practice. For example, Mr. Saettele’s financial knowledge is particularly beneficial in estate and trust matters involving tax issues, retirement accounts, and interests in small businesses.

Mr. Saettele skillfully drafts estate planning documents and advises clients regarding the titling of their assets in order to make their estate plan most effective. Mr. Saettele is also knowledgeable about many estate planning techniques, such as annual exclusion gifting, more sophisticated gifting involving business interests, and the creation of irrevocable trusts. Mr. Saettele can also provide competent advice on the administering of trusts and probate proceedings after a death.

Mr. Saettele also has substantial experience preparing estate tax returns, gift tax returns, and trust income tax returns.

Mr. Saettele received his law degree from the University of Missouri – Columbia in 1999. He graduated from the University of Missouri – Columbia in 1996 with a B.S. in Accounting and a B.S. in Marketing.

Recent Posts by Barton Saettele

December 28, 2017 in Barton Saettele Featured, Finances, Tax Planning

Effects of Miscellaneous Itemized Deduction Ban on Trusts & Estates

By: Bart Saettele President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”) into law on Friday, December 22,…
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October 7, 2014 in Barton Saettele Featured, Estate Planning

Tenants by the Entireties Assets and Missouri Qualified Spousal Trusts

By Barton E. Saettele You may have seen a bank account statement that shows the account owned by two people…
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January 29, 2014 in Barton Saettele Featured, Tax Planning

What are Estimated Income Tax Payments?

By: Barton E. Saettele The IRS does not receive our individual income tax dollars just on April 15th. If we…
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Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1999


  • University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, Columbia, Missouri
    • J.D. – 1999
  • University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
    • B.A. – 1996
    • Major: Accounting
  • University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
    • B.S. – 1996
    • Major: Marketing

Honors and Awards

  • Passed All Four Parts of the CPA Exam on the Initial Sitting

Past Employment Positions

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, Senior Associate, 2002 – 2005
  • Arthur Andersen LLP, Senior Associate, 1999 – 2002

Pro Bono Activities

  • Basketball and soccer coach, St. Clare of Assisi Parish CYC team