Great legal planning is like a cornerstone. If a cornerstone is not placed correctly, it can diminish the integrity of the rest of the building. A cornerstone can occasionally be embellished, but it's never the aesthetic focus of the building. Just the same, if you start with great legal planning, the rest of your building - your life and your legacy - can last for generations to come. But perhaps most importantly, great legal planning is about allowing you to focus on the things that matter most.
Cornerstone wants you to have a strong foundation, so you can focus on the things that matter in life, especially the loved ones you share it with.
We opened our doors in 2014 with the goal of providing legal services in the areas of estate planning, real estate, and elder law. Whatever your legal needs may be, Cornerstone is here to help.
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At Cornerstone Law we understand that finding the right attorney to represent you is a choice not to be taken lightly. That’s why we offer free consultations to walk you through your needs, the scope of your goals, and your budget.
owner & founding partner
Michael dedicates himself to serving the needs of others. He first learned this value from his parents, strengthened it through his undergraduate theology studies, and he now continues to practice it every day with his family and through Cornerstone Law. He feels that educating his clients is the best way to help them meet their needs by helping them understand their goals, the process, and their planning. Michael continues to find great satisfaction in empowering his clients through education and advocacy.
MARQUETTE LAW SCHOOL
Juris Doctor, 2014
Jacob received his J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law, where he fought for the rights of victims of domestic assault in the Citizen Lawyer Program and participated in the Van Oosterhout-Baskerville Moot Court Competition. He has been a member of Cornerstone since 2016, practicing litigation and small claims. Jacob brings us a unique perspective from his experiences working for the state as well as private practice. Before starting at Cornerstone, he had worked in prosecution, public defense, and civil rights.
UNIVERSITY OF IOWA
Juris Doctor, 2014
B.A., Writing-Intensive English and Spanish Lit. 2010
Brady Van Sloun
Brady was born and raised in southeastern Wisconsin. He attended Brookfield East High School and graduated from Marquette University, where he studied English with an emphasis on creative writing. After earning his degree, he spent time in California pursing his interest in poetry before returning to Wisconsin, where he continues to write. He has over three years of experience as an estate planning paralegal and has been with Cornerstone Law since 2016.
B.A., Writing-Intensive English, 2010