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B.J. HICKERT is a partner in the Topeka law firm Newbery, Ungerer & Hickert LLP, where his main areas of practice are estate planning, business, tax, probate and trust law. He graduated cum laude from Benedictine College in 1977, received his J.D. degree from the University of Kansas School of Law in 1980, and obtained an LL.M. degree in Taxation from the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Law in 1995. Mr. Hickert taught the estate and gift tax course as an adjunct professor at Washburn University School of Law and/or Kansas University School of Law for the last 12 years. During 2008, he was admitted as a fellow in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Mr. Hickert frequently provides continuing legal education programs regarding tax, trust administration, estate planning and business issues. (Topeka location)
K. KIRK NYSTROM is the principal of Nystrom Law Office, in Topeka, Kansas, with extensive experience in the areas of estate planning, real estate and probate law. He marketed real estate and held a Kansas real estate broker's license before he began practicing law. Mr. Nystrom taught real estate fundamentals at Washburn University, and he often lectures for various professional groups. He is a member of the Probate Committee of the Topeka Bar Association. Mr. Nystrom earned his B.B.A. degree from Washburn University, his J.D. degree from Washburn University School of Law, and LL.M. degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. (Topeka location)
KATHLEEN R. URBOM is a sole practitioner in Topeka and Olathe, where she has a civil practice, including contract formation and litigation, business entities formation and governance, estate planning and probate, and special education law. She has spoken previously on special education law; landlord tenant law; and end of life planning, including business succession, wills and trusts, and guardian conservatorships. Ms. Urbom earned her B.S. degree from St. Mary of the Plains College and her J.D. degree from Washburn University of Topeka. She is a member of the Kansas and Topeka bar associations, the Women's Attorneys Association of Topeka, and Jenny Mitchell Kellogg Circle. (Topeka and Overland Park locations)
MARK A. WERNER is an attorney at law in private practice in Pittsburg, Kansas. His practice areas include estate planning and probate, banking and commercial law, business formation and advising, real estate, and general civil litigation. Mr. Werner is a member of the Crawford County and Southeast Kansas bar associations. He earned his B.S. degree from Kansas State University and his J.D. degree from the University of Kansas School of Law. Mr. Werner has been an adjunct instructor in "Accounting Law, Legal and Social Environment of Business," and other undergraduate courses at Pittsburg State University, as well as a presenter at various estate planning and probate seminars and continuing legal education programs over the years. (Overland Park location)
ROBERTA L. WILKES is a partner in the law firm of Wilkes & Dunn, where she practices in the areas of probate, estate planning, real estate, small business, and nonprofit organizations. She is licensed to practice law in both Kansas and Oklahoma. Ms. Wilkes taught legal professionals for more than 20 years at both Johnson County Community College and Kansas City, Kansas Community College. She has spoken at seminars for lawyers, primarily in the field of estate planning and probate. Ms. Wilkes is a member of the Wyandotte County Bar Association and the Cherokee County Bar Association in Oklahoma. She earned her B.A. degree from Wichita State University and her J.D. degree, with distinction, from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. (Overland Park location)