Brant Christiansen (JD, LLM, MBA) is a partner in the LEWIS HANSEN law firm in Salt Lake City, Utah. His practice focuses on estate planning, probate, trust and estate administration, tax planning, small business organization, contract drafting, and elder law issues, including guardianship matters. Brant also offers gift and estate tax return preparation.
Brant’s strength as a practitioner is his ability to identify his clients’ needs and forge a practicable solution. He has successfully helped a wide range of clients, from those with moderate estates to high-wealth individuals, create sensible and tax-advantageous estate plans. Brant helps clients navigate the probate process and advises trustees and personal representatives on how to best carry out their duties.
Brant has advised several small businesses and sole proprietors about contractual matters and has drafted and reviewed sales, employment, purchase, and service contracts.
In addition, Brant has advised partnerships, LLCs, S corporations, sole proprietors, and trusts and estates in organizational and taxation matters.
Brant received an LLM (masters in law) in taxation from New York University, his law degree from the University of Utah, and his masters of business administration from the University of Phoenix. He was also a Utah State Aggie, graduating with his bachelor of science in communications and economics.
He was an associate editor of the Utah Law Review, completed two externships with Justice Matthew Durrant of the Utah Supreme Court, served as the Seniors Lawyer Volunteer Program fellow at Utah Legal Services, and clerked for the Tax and Revenue division of the Utah Attorney General’s Office.
LEWIS HANSEN PLESHE FLANDERS, LLC (dba, LEWIS HANSEN) is a law firm based in Salt Lake City, Utah, with a practice covering a broad area of general business matters, as well as specialized areas including tax and business law, insurance defense, elder law, and malpractice (among others).
While all of our attorneys are licensed in Utah, some of us hold other state court admissions, as well as federal or administrative practice admissions. We may be able to assist with your case even if involving another state. P
Our attorneys are dedicated to providing top quality client service, strong legal support, and professional representation in every case, whether involving large multinationals or individuals with discrete issues. We are zealous, responsible, and informed advisors for our clients.
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