Mr. Appel has an active practice in Illinois and Indiana, providing legal counsel to small to medium size businesses, entrepreneurs, business owners, and farmers. Mr. Appel has over thirty years of experience working with family business owners and serving clients in the following areas:

  • Business and corporate law
  • Estate and business planning
  • Commercial and residential real estate
  • Construction law
  • Probate and trust administration and litigation
  • Guardianships

Mr. Appel actively assists and provides counsel to individuals and families in the formation, operation, and transfer of businesses in a variety of industries. Mr. Appel assists business clients in devising innovative business structures, in business succession planning, and with wealth transfer strategies.