Thomas A. Van Horn joined the Nash Law Firm on June 1, 2018 after being a sole practitioner in Manitowoc for over 40 years. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Northwestern University in 1969. After serving in Vietnam, he received his law degree from Indiana University in 1973. He was admitted to the Wisconsin Bar in 1974. He is a member of the Manitowoc Bar Association, Wisconsin Bar Association, the real property, estate and trust section of the Wisconsin State Bar and is authorized to practice in the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
Tom has been practicing law in Manitowoc and the surrounding cities, villages and towns since being admitted to the Wisconsin Bar in 1974. He has an extensive estate planning, probate and tax practice within the broad framework of a general practice. He taught a variety of legal courses in the Paralegal Program at Lakeshore Technical College for 17 years. He has presented numerous seminars in Estate Planning for local civic organizations, Lakeshore Technical College, both the Manitowoc and Sheboygan Life Underwriters, and the Manitowoc Estate Planning Council.
Tom serves on the board of directors for Salvation Army, UW Foundation, Two Rivers Library and belongs to the Two Rivers Business Association along with the Friends of Two Rivers Senior Center. He was a former board member of Painting Pathways in Manitowoc, the Rahr West Museum and the Paralegal Program at Lakeshore Technical College
Along with having regular office hours on Thursday mornings at the Senior Center in Two Rivers, he also volunteers one morning a month at the Two Rivers Senior Center and several times a year at the Aging Resource Center in Manitowoc providing free legal services to the elderly and disabled.
Tom is passionate about the activities and causes he involves himself in. When he’s not practicing law, he is giving much of his time to those activities and causes. In addition, he loves ballroom dancing and running, (having participated in several marathons). He especially loves spending time with this children and grandchildren who are the lights of his life.