Estate & Gift Planning Services


When it comes to estate planning and charitable gifting, having a trusted resource committed to understanding your needs and motivations is imperative. The right combination of accounting, tax, and estate planning expertise will ensure your legacy lives on the way you intended it to — and for years to come.

Primary Areas of Focus

At Hawkins Ash, we take pride in providing full-service counseling, education, and advising for our clients and their beneficiaries. Our estate, trust, and gift planning accountants have over twenty years of experience working with clients, families, and privately held companies in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and throughout the U.S.

  • Charitable Giving and Legacy Planning
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Lifetime Gifting
  • Tax Planning
  • Insurance Planning
  • Trust and Will Design, Setup, and Administration
  • Trustee Compliance and Fiduciary Accounting
  • Retirement Planning

Collaboration Through Every Stage Of Life

No matter where you are in your planning journey, our team is here to guide and assist you throughout every stage. Our experts are available for establishing trusts and charitable accounts, facilitating the distribution of assets following death, and long-term management and advising thereafter.

Trusted Expertise

Finding a trusted accountant with proven expertise in estate, trust, and charitable planning can be challenging. Our firm and employees within this service group offer unique backgrounds in accounting, tax law, and state and local taxation to provide you with a well-rounded team of resources. Likewise, our partners stay actively involved in numerous trade groups, professional affiliations, and community organizations throughout the communities they serve.



Ryan Laughlin

CPA, MST, JD, AEP, Partner

Ryan Laughlin

920.337.4525 | Email | Company Profile

Jessica Raymond

CPA, MSA, Tax Manager

Jessica Raymond

608.793.3128 | Email | Company Profile