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Jacque is a dynamic and zealous advocate, working tirelessly to provide sophisticated advice and world-class service to private wealth clients. As a former FBI agent and CPA, Jacque brings exceptional knowledge and experience to tax and estate planning clients across the country.

Jacque works with high-net-worth individuals, closely held business owners, athletes, and entertainers, including multi-generational families, founders of publicly traded companies, individuals on the Forbes 400 list, and individuals and families across the sports and entertainment industry. Collaborating closely with clients’ advisory teams, Jacque provides customized strategies to preserve clients’ wealth, deploying all tools at her disposal, including advanced tax and estate techniques, business succession and charitable planning, asset protection structures, and lifetime gift planning.  

Jacque holds a CPA certificate and enjoys the complexity of helping clients maximize tax benefits and preserve family wealth passing to future generations. Her financial criminal investigative background allows her to help clients mitigate the potential of future liability.  Jacque is also the leader of the firm’s entire Financial Services and Capital Markets business unit, making her uniquely qualified to address all client needs by building cross-specialty teams to provide a truly full-service experience.

In addition to Jacque’s work on complex estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax planning strategies, she also focuses on income tax planning, asset protection strategies, and family governance solutions. Jacque strives to address each client’s specific needs and goals with flexible planning designed to adapt to changing circumstances. 




  • FBI Director’s Leadership Award
  • Missouri Lawyers Media, POWER List for Tax Law & Estate Planning, 2022


  • J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law
    • magna cum laude
      • Order of the Woolsack 
      • Dean’s List
      • Alpha Sigma Nu Honors Society
      • St. Louis University Law Journal, Editor
  • B.S., Saint Louis University
    • magna cum laude
      • Dean’s List
      • Alpha Sigma Nu Honors Society Beta Gamma Sigma Honors Society


  • Missouri
  • Illinois

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • The Missouri Bar
  • Illinois State Bar Association

*Contact Jacque to set up an in-person consultation by appointment in the St. Louis office.

Wealth, Tax, Trust, and Estate Planning and Administration

  • Drafts trust and estate planning documents, including wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, financial and medical powers of attorney, living wills, healthcare directives, life insurance trusts, intentionally defective grantor trusts, generation-skipping transfer trusts, and asset protection trusts.
  • Coordinates and conducts family meetings for high-net-worth families and their advisors.
  • Designs and implements coordinated estate plans for multi-generational families.
  • Coordinates trust and entity funding and administration, and provides proactive advice for future planning opportunities.
  • Advises clients on charitable planning concepts and facilitates the application for tax-exempt status for clients' charitable organizations.

Business/Corporate Planning

  • Forms entities, including limited liability companies (LLC), corporations, and partnerships.
  • Restructures existing family entities to maximize estate and business planning opportunities while preserving desired levels of family control.
  • Helps clients design and implement effective business succession plans.
  • Prepares buy-sell agreements, redemption agreements, purchase and sale agreements, promissory notes, refinancing agreements, pledge agreements, guarantee agreements, and valuation agreements.

Asset Protection Planning

  • Counsels clients on strategies for protecting family assets from divorce, liability exposure, and credit claims through entity and trust selection and administration.
  • Conducts financial investigations and audits of existing planning and financial documents and transactions for high-net-worth clients and their businesses.
  • Utilizes asset protection trusts, irrevocable trusts, limited liability entities, prenuptial agreements, and insurance planning to maximize protection of family and business assets.
News Releases | July 27, 2022
Smitha Chintamaneni Joins Husch Blackwell's Milwaukee Office

Husch Blackwell is pleased to announce that Smitha Chintamaneni has joined the firm’s Financial Services & Capital Markets industry group as a partner in the firm’s Milwaukee office.

News Releases | March 16, 2022
Husch Blackwell Lands Private Fund Lawyer in Indianapolis

Erik W. Hansen has joined the firm as a partner in its virtual Link office and its Financial Services and Capital Markets team.

News Releases | December 19, 2019
Husch Blackwell Welcomes 22 New Partners

Nearly 60 percent of the firm's 2020 partnership class is comprised of women.

Outside the Office

In the summer, Jacque trades the intellectual stimulation of her law practice for the physical demands of climbing a Colorado 14er in 8 to 12 hours.

Jacque’s first climb among the state’s 58 mountains rising above 14,000 feet was Mount Massive in 2017. Next on her list is Maroon Bells, one of two 14ers situated side-by-side in the Elk Mountains.