W. Thomas Wheeler

W. Thomas Wheeler

Automated the core activity of my private law practice for other young or old lawyers to use. Married. 6 children. Busy all the time.

Bloomington, Minnesota, United States
Member since August 22, 2010
Estate planning attorney for 37 years. Determined to create the product that I myself would use. Had to learn to write code to do it. Prototype is built. Like an itunes store for legal docs. Quote_down
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1976 University of Minnesota , JD , Law Degree Cum Laude
1973 University of Minnesota , BA , Political Science

I am a(n):


If you're an entrepreneur or corporate innovator, why?

I enjoy solving problems, creating something of lasting value.

My favorite startups:

iTunes store

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?

Needed to find the right tools on which to build the application. Found a good platform in 2007, have been building ever since.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs/innovators make?

Haste makes waste.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

Right is better than quick. Capacity never lacks opportunity. Test every assumption.

Who needs your product?

Every solo lawyer or small law firm I meet.

Full bio

Private law practice since 1976 in estate planning. Was a VP of a major national bank running a trust administrative unit. Decided to automate the core of my private law practice for other young or old lawyers to use. Have now done so. Scalable replicable software product. 612-250-4534 or tom.wheeler@welawmn.com. If you call from an 800 number please leave a message since I otherwise do not return 800 number calls.