- Estate Planning
- Trust Administration
- Probate Administration
- Estate Litigation
- Guardianship and Conservatorship
- Trust Litigation
- Estate and Gift Taxation
- Business Succession Planning
- Corporate Law
|Contact Info||Telephone: 785-843-0450 Ext. 5|
|University ||Kansas State University, B.S., cum laude, 1981|
|Law School||University of Kansas, J.D., 1990|
|Admitted||1990, Missouri; 1991, Kansas and U.S. District Court, District of Kansas; 2009, U.S. Tax Court|
|Memberships ||Douglas County Bar Association (President, 2011-2012; Vice President, 2010-2011; Secretary, 2009-2010); Douglas County Estate Planning Council (President, 2005 and 2010; Vice-President, 2004 and 2009; Continuing Education Officer, 2003 and 2008); Kansas City Estate Planning Symposium; American Bar Association (Member, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section), Kansas Bar Association (Member, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section); The Missouri Bar; The Judge Hugh Means American Inn of Court; Kansas Women's Attorneys Association.|
Order of the Coif. Recipient, Estate Planning Award, Kansas Bankers Association, 1990; Member of Wealth Counsel; Co-author: "Spousal, Homestead & Other Statutory Rights," Kansas Bar Association Probate Trust Administration After Death, 2008. Presentations: "2010 Federal Estate Tax Repeal- Pitfalls, Pratfalls, and Scofflaws," Douglas County Estate Planning Council (Co-Presented, 2010); "Estate and Legal Matters," Skill builders, Douglas County Senior Services (Semi-annually, 2007-2010); "Knight v. Commissioner: A Quandary for Trustees," Kansas Trust Conference (2008); "Spousal, Homestead and Other Statutory Rights," Kansas Probate & Trust Administration After Death Handbook Debut sponsored by KBA CLE (2008); "Spousal Rights," Johnson County Estate Planning Council (2008); "Estate Planning," Kansas Elder Care, 2008; "The Spousal Elective Share," Western Kansas Council on Estate Planning and Giving Seminar (2006); "Kansas Estate Tax," Douglas County Estate Planning Council (2005); "Preparation of Kansas Estate Tax Return," Douglas County Estate Planning Council (2005); "Trust Accounting and Income Planning Issues," Douglas County Estate Planning Council (2000). Vantage Pointe Foundation, Member of Board of Directors (2009). Leadership Lawrence (Class of 1999). Lawrence Chamber of Commerce (1995—Present).
Bar Fellowship: Kansas Bar Foundation; Health Care Access Clinic Board of Directors (also Executive Committee and Finance Committee); Lawrence Memorial Hospital Endowment Association Planned Giving Committee;Fellow: Kansas Bar Foundation.
Certified Public Accountant: Missouri, 1982; Kansas, 1985.
|Reported Cases||"In Re Estate of Norman R. Hjersted," 285 Kan. 559, 175 P.3d 810 (2008);"In the Matter of the Estate of Henry M. Roloff," 36 Kan. App. 2d 684, 143 P.3d 406 (2006).|
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