Julie A. Frommelt

Julie Frommelt routinely drafts a variety of estate planning documents for clients, including the preparation of charitable gift planning instruments. Julie also practices in the area of probate and trust administration.

Julie speaks locally on a regular basis on general estate planning and charitable gift planning techniques.


  • “The ABCs of Charitable Planning; Making Sense of Alphabet Soup,” 33rd Annual Minnesota Probate & Trust Law Section Conference, St. Paul, MN, June 12, 2007
  • “Supercharging Planned Giving,” Gray Plant Mooty’s Higher Education Breakfast Briefing, Minneapolis, MN, March 6, 2007
  • “Leaving a Legacy,” Colonial Church of Edina, Edina, MN, March 2006
  • “The Basics and Benefits of Estate Planning,” Wayzata Community Church, Wayzata, MN, March 2006
  • “The ABCs of Planned Giving,” 4th Annual Charitable Planning Institute, Minneapolis, MN, 2002– 2005
  • “The Basics and Benefits of Estate Planning,” Salem Lutheran Church, Eden Prairie, MN, 2004 and Colonial Church of Edina, Edina, MN, Nov. 16, 2002
  • “No Question is Too Dumb,” Basilica of Saint Mary, Minneapolis, MN, Oct. 10, 2002
  • “Gifts for All Seasons: An Overview of Planned Giving,” 28th Annual Minnesota Probate & Trust Law Section Conference, St. Paul, MN, June 10, 2002
  • “Basics of Estate and Gift Tax,” Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN, May 2001
  • “You Should Have a Will,” Wooddale Church, Eden Prairie, MN, Feb. 2001
  • “Preserving Your Wealth with Estate Planning,” Women Venture Conference, Oct. 2000
  • “Charitable Gift Planning Techniques,” CRUTs, CRATs, CLUTs, CLATs and Other Acronyms, 26th Annual Minnesota Probate & Trust Law Section Conference, St. Paul, MN, June 2000
  • “Charitable Gift Planning Techniques,” Red River Valley Estate Planning Council, Fargo, ND, March 2000
  • “Leave a Legacy: Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning,” Pax Christi Catholic Community, Eden Prairie, MN, May 1999
  • “Estate Planning Overview,” Redeemer Lutheran Church, Wayzata, MN, April 1999
  • “Charitable Gift Planning Update,” Probate & Trust Law section, Hennepin County Bar Association, Minneapolis, MN, Feb. 1999
  • “Managing and Preserving Wealth,” Dain Rauscher Presentation, Minneapolis, MN, April 1998
  • “Charitable Gift Planning Techniques,” North Central Chapter, National Association of Church Business Administrators, Feb. 1998
  • “The New Tax Law: What it means for you, your family and your estate,” Catholic Charities, St. Paul, MN, Oct. 1997

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Probate & Trust Law section
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Probate & Trust Law section, council
  • Hennepin County Bar Associations, Probate & Trust Law section

Community Involvement

  • The 32nd Annual Minnesota Planned Giving Conference, Planning Committee, 2008


  • “Rising Star,” Minnesota Law & Politics, 2007
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    3100 IDS Center
    Minneapolis, MN 55402
F: 612.632.4068


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Court Memberships

  • Minnesota


University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., with high distinction, 1995, Order of the Coif

St. Olaf College, magna cum laude, 1992, undergraduate degree