Paul Gantner
Amen, Gantner & Capriano, Your Estate Matters, L.L.C

10733 Sunset Office Drive Suite 425
St. Louis, MO 63127
TEL: (314) 966-8077

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About Amen, Gantner & Capriano, Your Estate Matters, L.L.C

Amen, Gantner & Capriano, Your Estate Matters, L.L.C is a firm focusing on estate planning, probate, trust administration and elder law issues. Based in St. Louis, MO, our mission is to provide residents of St. Louis and surrounding areas with quality estate planning resources, such as assistance with Living Trusts, Wills (simple & complex), Probate, Trust Administration, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Irrevocable Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships, and Charitable Giving. When you visit or call our office, we want you to feel comfortable discussing such an important issue concerning both you and your family. We want to arm you with the information you need to make an informed decision about your family's future. Visit our online Estate Planning Information Center to obtain timely, quality information on estate planning and related issues, including complimentary issues of our Special Reports and Estate Planning News articles. Residents of St. Louis and surrounding areas can register to attend our Estate Planning Seminars.

About Paul Gantner

Paul Gantner joined Purcell and Amen - Attorneys at Law in 2009. Mr. Gantner has been able to bring his business and legal education and experience into a firm that has for many years provided comprehensive estate plans that meet clients' needs and expectations.


During law school, Mr. Gantner worked as a corporate law clerk for Shelter Insurance Companies in Columbia, Missouri. Mr. Gantner also taught a personal finance class to undergraduate students at University of Missouri.

He co-authored an article - "Practical Ethics in Elder Law", which was published Spring 2010 the St. Louis Bar Journal and also contributed to a chapter in Missouri Bar CLE Desk book - Elder Law - "Planning and Paying for Long-Term Care", which was re-published 2010. Mr. Gantner has also contributed articles to the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers Midwest Chapter Newsletter (January 2011) and NAELA's Young/New Attorney Section newsletter, “Fresh Perspectives” (Spring 2011).

Mr. Gantner is a member of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Missouri Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys. He is licensed to practice law in Missouri and Illinois and is an accredited attorney for the preparation, presentation, and prosecution of claims for veterans benefits before the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).


Mr. Gantner obtained his undergraduate B.S.B.A. degree in Management and B.A. degree in Criminal Justice from Saint Louis University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. He went to law school at University of Missouri, in Columbia, and obtained his Juris Doctorate in 2008. Mr. Gantner also obtained his Master of Business Administration from University of Missouri in 2008. In 2008, he was awarded the Fred L. Howard Prize for Excellence in the Advancement of Advocacy.


Mr. Gantner was born and raised in St. Louis. He is a graduate of DeSmet Jesuit High School and currently lives in Fenton. In school, Mr. Gantner played baseball and rugby. He was active in the Board of Advocates and the Sports Law Society during law school.

These days, Paul enjoys playing in recreational softball and volleyball leagues. He is a huge Missouri Tigers and St. Louis Cardinals fan, but also roots on the Saint Louis University Billikens, the St. Louis Rams and the St. Louis Blues.

About the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys

The Academy is a national organization dedicated to promoting excellence in estate planning by providing its exclusive membership of attorneys with up-to-date research on estate and tax planning, educational materials, and other important resources to empower them to provide superior estate planning services. The Academy expects members to have at least 36 hours of legal education each year specifically in estate, tax, probate and/or elder law subjects. To ensure this goal is met, the Academy provides over 40 hours of continuing legal education each year. Since 1993, the Academy has also been a highly-regarded and sought-after resource for attorneys and consumers alike, and has been recognized by Consumer Reports, Suze Orman in her book, 9 Steps to Financial Freedom and numerous times by Money Magazine.