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Owner / Managing Attorney
Debra Schuster is the founder of Debra K. Schuster & Associates and sets the standards for being a holistic and client centered law firm.
She is a native of Buffalo, New York and has lived in St. Louis, Missouri since 1985.
Ms. Schuster's very personal connection to her work and dedication to seniors stems from caring for her grandfather. Additionally, she now experiences many of the challenges faced by her clients in being a caregiver and attorney-in-fact for her mother.
Debbie has two wonderful sons, ages 23 and 21, one in law school at the University of Colorado at Boulder and the other in the engineering program at Virginia Polytechnic Institute.
Debbie enjoys singing, all types of live musical and theater performance, running, camping, reading, cooking and entertaining with friends. She is involved in a number of volunteer organizations and Board of Directors for individuals with disabilities and aging-related issues.
Ms. Schuster is licensed and practices in Missouri and Illinois
Carol Mena Quick
Elder & Disability Law Attorney
Carol Quick's prior work experience in the health care industry includes positions at Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Pharmacia Corp., Pfizer Inc. and Express Scripts. As a law student, she was a long-term care ombudsman at a West County nursing facility, where she developed her appreciation for elder care and advocating for seniors.
Her areas of practice include adult guardianships, probate, and estate planning.
Ms. Quick speaks Spanish.
Ms. Quick was named to the 2015 Missouri/Kansas Rising Stars list for the elder law practice area - Superlawyers.com. Ms Quick is a member and past president of the Bolivian Society of St. Louis and an active member of the local Hispanic Community. She enjoys travel, the arts, and cinema.
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