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Kelly J. Clark
James J. Cramer
Michael J. Fischer
Jon W. Gilchrist
Thomas L. Griswold
Mark S. Gunnison
Bryanna Hanschu
Eric L. Hansen
Jacob A. Hecker
Chris W. Henry
John H. "Topper" Johntz, Jr.
Thomas K. Jones
Laurel R. Kupka
Jodde Olsen Lanning
Michael B. Lowe
David K. Martin
Stephen D. McGiffert
Steven L. Passer
Tyler Peters
Joseph Schmisseur
Christopher J. Sherman
Roger H. Templin

Kelly J. Clark


Kelly is an attorney with the law firm, having joined in 2012. She practices in the firm's Estate Planning and Probate practice group.

Kelly is a lifelong resident of Kansas City who graduated from Shawnee Mission Northwest in 1993. She received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Kansas in 1997 and her J.D. from the University of Kansas - School of Law in 1999.

Kelly has extensive experience in both estate planning and estate administration. She counsels clients in efficient and reasonable means of planning estate property transfers, and is well versed in aiding families who wish to make long-term plans for loved ones with special needs.

Outside of the practice of law, Kelly is actively involved with several community organizations including the United Way of Greater Kansas City, PEO and Head Start of Shawnee Mission. Kelly is also a Lakeview Village Foundation board member.

Practice Emphasis

Estate Planning
Estate Administration
Trust Administration
Elder Law
Real Estate


University of Kansas – B.S. 1997; J.D. 1999

Bar Admission

Kansas – 2000
Missouri – 2000

Associations / Memberships

  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Johnson County Bar Association
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), Kansas and Missouri chapters

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