Todd attended the University of Montana and the University of Maryland. He completed his undergraduate degree in Business with an emphasis in Finance, Marketing and Administration. Thereafter he attended Gonzaga University. While attending Gonzaga, he was an editor on the Law Review and worked at the United States Attorneys Office.
After graduating from Gonzaga, Todd worked for the Montana Supreme Court gaining valuable legal skills and appellate experience. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, United States District Court of Montana, United States Ninth District Court of Appeals, State of Montana and State of Idaho.
Todd founded Glazier Law Firm and has been licensed in Montana since 1998. Todd has been very successful in representation of individuals injured or killed in an accident, wrongful termination, elderly abuse, criminal defense, and estate planning.
Charles A. Knell is an attorney with over thirty (30) years of private practice in Montana and California. Mr. Knell is a certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the State Bar of California. He is a member of the State Bar of California and of Montana. Mr. Knell's private practice centers on the passage of wealth to future generations using the most sophisticated methods available, and includes charitable tax planning, business succession planning, and elder law. He has served as Vice President, Wealth, and Estate & Trust Consulting for Davidson Trust Co. and Davidson Companies.
Mr. Knell grew up in Billings, Montana, went to Carroll College in Helena, Montana and received his Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Montana in Missoula, Montana. He has taught Business Law, Real Estate and Estate Planning courses at Foothill College in Los Altos, California.
Mr. Knell is admitted to practice in all Federal and State Courts in Montana and California. He is admitted to practice in the U.S. Tax Court. Mr. Knell has been active in the California State Bar Association where he is a member of the Business Law and Estate Planning subcommittees. Mr. Knell is a member of the El Camino Hospital Estate Planning Council, and has been active in community activities. He has been regularly involved in seminar presentations, training sessions and national symposiums which address corporate and nonprofit, family partnerships, real estate, tax, executive compensation, business succession, elder law, estate planning and asset protection issues.
Mr. Knell's experience includes working for the Internal Revenue Service as an Estate Tax Attorney in San Francisco, where he served as a District Conferee on their appellate staff. He has been awarded the highest accolade in Martindale-Hubbell, which is based upon the opinion of other legal professionals in the community. In 1998, he was recognized as a Distinguished Volunteer Fundraiser by the Silicon Valley Chapter of the National Society of Fund Raising Executives.