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When you choose to work with us, our goal is to
leave you feeling a little more comfortable
about what lies ahead in the future.

Speak with an
accomplished law firm
about your case

Regardless of what brings you to our office, we offer free consultations that will allow us to discuss your unique situation and analyze all of your options.

“My experience with Markell Estate Planning & Elder Law was beyond my expectations. I spoke with Dawn on the phone and she took a genuine interest in my needs and put me at ease immediately. Next, I met with Joe Markell and he was very professional and friendly. I signed my document which was electronically filed with the county and emailed to me the same day! If you have a need for Estate Planning & Elder Law, please call Markell. You'll be glad you did!”

Cindy Goldschmidt

Meet the Team

Joseph M. Markell

Attorney at Law

Phil Christofanelli

Attorney at Law

Dawn Rebhan

Director of Operations

Jennifer Strauss

Legal Secretary

A Little About Us…

Markell Estate Planning & Elder Law is a full-service estate planning and elder law firm serving St. Louis, St. Charles, Lincoln, and Warren counties.

We believe no one should have to face major life planning decisions alone. Our expertise in estate planning and elder law issues allows our clients to quickly and seamlessly pass their wealth/legacy to future generations in the most efficient way possible.

Our firm assists elderly clients and their families with Medicaid division of assets, Medicaid applications and Veterans Administration benefits to help pay for or supplement the expensive cost of long-term care. We work in concert with your existing financial advisor and accountant to make sure that you have the most up to date financial and healthcare directives in place should you become incapacitated and unable to make decisions.

Our strong community relationships are invaluable when you need advice on long term care living placements or in-home care recommendations.

Practice Areas

Elder Law
Probate Medicaid

Our goal is to leave you feeling more secure about your future

We start with a free consultation. We take time to understand your situation We answer your questions We explore all your options

Our goal is to leave you feeling more secure about your future