Charting the course for your bright future.
Otto Law helps individuals and families understand and make sense out of estate planning. Our attorneys assist clients with wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care directives, insurance trusts, family partnerships, estate tax planning, charitable planning, guardianships and conservatorships. We also assist families with probate and trust administration at the time a death occurs.
Otto Law helps business clients establish a strong legal framework for growth. Our attorneys help small to medium size businesses with business formation, contracts, buy-sell agreements, business sales and purchases and business succession planning.
Experience and Expertise
The attorneys at Otto Law have over 25 years of experience helping clients with estate and business planning matters. Steve Otto has a Masters degree in tax law and applies his tax expertise to all aspects of his work, giving both business and individual clients up to date advice.
Otto Law team
Steve has been selected as a Super Lawyer by Minnesota Law & Politics magazine. Considered among the best in their profession by their peers, Super Lawyers represent less than five percent of the practicing attorneys in Minnesota.
Steve’s practice focuses on the areas of estate planning and business law. Steve has over 25 years of experience providing businesses with the advice necessary to help them succeed, and counseling individuals and families with estate planning.
Steve holds a Masters Degree in tax law and graduated from William Mitchell College of Law and the University of Dallas. Steve lives in St. Paul with his wife Katie. They have three adult children. Steve gives generously of his time to activities that strengthen the community.
Karen K. Donohoo focuses her practice in the areas of estate planning and probate and trust administration, she also has extensive experience with guardianships and conservatorships. Karen is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and Hamline University Law School. Karen is a compassionate listener and lends an attentive ear to clients young and old.
When not practicing law, Karen enjoys traveling, being outdoors and playing a variety of sports. Karen is an active member of her community, coaching youth sport teams and volunteering on various committees and boards.
Emma Maddy practices in the areas of estate planning, probate and trust administration, and business law. Emma is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin- Madison and the University of Minnesota Law School, and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ronald L. Abrams in the Fourth Judicial District of Minnesota.
Emma is an active volunteer with the Minnesota State Bar Association Wills for Heroes program. She taught English in Japan with the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (JET Program); and now serves on the board of JETAAMN.
1639 Larpenteur Avenue West
Saint Paul, MN 55113
Phone: 651 636-1076
Fax: 651 636-4111