Jill M. Sauber

Jill M. Sauber

Holistic Planner, Elder Law Attorney, Licensed Mortician
  • Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate ...
  • Minnesota
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I love what I do! My entire professional career has focused on death, dying, and preplanning. It is not as macabre as you may think! I find peace in helping my clients and their family prepare for the "inevitable"? (death and taxes), and make life's transitions easier.

I help clients navigate estate planning, as they focus on asset growth, to long-term care planning, where the focus shifts to asset preservation and care. After a death occurs, I help resolve contested Will or Trust issues (litigation), counsel on Medical Assistance claims, and guide families through the probate process.

I love facing the challenges that arise while representing clients. As an ENTP (Myers-Briggs typology), I am a logical problem-solver and enthusiastic communicator.

My areas of practice include: estate planning; elder law (long-term care planning, asset protection, and government benefits); estate administration (probate law); trust administration; litigation; and mortuary law.

Elder Law consists of a variety of matters, such as:
•Wills and trusts
•Estate planning
•Incapacity Planning: durable powers of attorney and health care directives
•Long-term care planning
•Guardianship and conservatorship
•Medicare, Medical Assistance, Social Security, Veterans Benefits, & other public benefits
•Supplemental and Special Needs Trusts
•Probate and trust administration

As a licensed mortician I am knowledgeable about mortuary/funeral service law and available for consult.

I am a volunteer for the Wills for Heroes program through the Minnesota State Bar Association, the MN Assistance Council for Veterans (MAC-V) legal clinics, and participate in the Minnesota Elder Justice Project. I am also a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).

I do regular presentations on long-term care planning, estate planning, and preplanning for death.

Practice Areas
Elder Law
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Arbitration & Mediation
Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
Additional Practice Areas
  • Probate and Trust Litigation
  • Mortuary Law
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
University of St. Thomas, Minnesota School of Law
J.D. (2013) | Juris Doctorate
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University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
B.S. (2007) | Biology, Physiology, and Mortuary Science
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Minnesota  # 0395198
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American Bar Foundation
- Current
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National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
National Member, MN NAELA Co-Chair of the Finance Committee
- Current
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Minnesota State Bar Association
Elder Law Section Governing Council (Treasurer 2017-present)
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Sauber Legal Services - Law Firm Website
Contact & Map
Sauber Legal Services LLC
Minnesota Center
7760 France Avenue South
Suite 250
Minneapolis, MN 55435
Telephone: (612) 524-7351
Fax: (612) 524-7341
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Optional meetings outside of normal business hours. Please inquire.