Mark D. Munson, CELA

Mark D. Munson, CELA: Attorney with Shepherd Elder Law Group, LLC


Mark joined our firm in 2016 and principally advises clients in the areas of Elder Law, public benefits (including special needs trusts), estate and trust planning, taxation, asset protection, & medical assistance eligibility. He also assists clients with probate and estate administration, trust administration, and guardianship.

Mark is a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) by the National Elder Law Foundation and is an accredited attorney by the Veterans Administration, which allows him to advise and counsel clients on benefits for vets. Mark is very active within the professional Elder Law community and serves as a member of the National Board for NAELA (an elected position). He also serves on the steering committee for NAELA’s tax section and is a member of its trusts and special needs trusts section. Mark received a B.S.B. (with distinction) from the University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management and a J.D. from the University of South Dakota School of Law.

He also received Super Lawyers.

Formerly with: Ruder Ware, L.L.S.C.; Drach Elder Law Center; Hess, Dexter, Reinertson & Brunner S.C.; Barash & Everett, LLC

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Taxation
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Trust Administration
  • Special Needs Trusts

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(913) 333-3533  Phone
(913) 333-3525  Fax
University Attended:
University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management, B.S.B., with distinction, 1995
Law School Attended:
University of South Dakota School of Law, J.D., 1999
Year of First admission:
1999, Illinois; 2002, Wisconsin; 2009, South Dakota; 2017, Kansas; 2017, Missouri
Birth Information:
( Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) by the National Elder Law Foundation, as accredited by the American Bar Association )

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Overland Park, Kansas

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