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William AspWilliam Asp
William R. Asp
60 South Sixth Street
Suite 2700
Minneapolis, MN 55402
P 612.843.5812
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William R. Asp is a co-chair of Best & Flanagan’s Private Wealth Planning section. His practice includes estate planning, estate administration, trust administration and estate and trust litigation for a wide range of clients including both individuals and families. Bill is a frequent speaker on various estate planning topics, a co-author of the Minnesota CLE Estate Administration Deskbook, and has been selected to the Minnesota Rising Stars list, Minnesota Super Lawyers list, and Minnesota Monthly's Top Lawyers in Minnesota list.

Bill is active in the community, and has served as a board member and advisory board member of Reach Out and Read Minnesota, Inc., a nonprofit organization that prepares America’s youngest children to succeed in school by partnering with doctors to prescribe books and encourage families to read together. Bill is also a member of the St. John's University Planned Giving Committee.

Prior to joining Best & Flanagan, Bill was a law clerk for the Legislation Committee of the Probate & Trust Law Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association.

Related Practices
William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
St. John's University, B.A.
State of Minnesota
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
U.S. Tax Court
Firm News
Professional Associations
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Hennepin Country Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
Community Associations
  • St. John's University Planned Giving Committee, 2023-present
  • Reach Out and Read Minnesota, Advisory Board Member, 2019-present
  • Reach Out and Read Minnesota, Board Member, 2011-2018
Awards & Recognition
  • Honoree, Minnesota Super Lawyers, 2023
  • Top Lawyers in Minnesota, Minnesota Monthly, 2022-present
    • Trusts and Estates
  • Honoree, Minnesota Rising Stars, 2012-2022


After Hours

I enjoy being outdoors with my family, especially while fishing, camping or at the cabin.