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Crayne Joins Spencer Fane Minneapolis Office as Partner in Estate Planning and Trusts

Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Ryan Crayne, partner in the Estate Planning, Trusts and Estates practice in the Minneapolis office.

Decker Joins Spencer Fane as Of Counsel in Estate Planning Practice

Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce Joshua A. Decker has joined the firm’s Estate Planning group as Of Counsel in the Overland Park and Kansas City office.

Scott Blakesley to Host Kansas City Estate Planning Symposium

Spencer Fane attorney Scott Blakesley is serving as chair for the 2019 Kansas City Estate Planning Symposium taking place this month. The Symposium is the signature program of a not-for-profit organization (KCEPS) organized by professionals from a variety of companies and disciplines who work in all aspects of estate planning. The Symposium provides two days of significant educational and networking opportunities for estate planning professionals who consider themselves more advanced in this field. KCEPS also has other programs during the year for those with less experience.

“Best Lawyers in America” Recognizes 59 Spencer Fane Attorneys

Spencer Fane is pleased to announce that 59 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Attorneys are recognized in their respective practice areas.

Erik Rome Accepted Into ACTEC Heart of America Fellows Institute

Spencer Fane attorney Erik Rome was recently accepted into the inaugural class of the Heart of America Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).

Ethan Rector Provides Recommendations When Searching for an Estate Planner

Spencer Fane attorney Ethan Rector was recently interviewed for an article in The Gazette that detailed the criteria potential clients should consider when hiring an estate planner.

Gary A. Powell Selected for Biz 417’s Annual Biz 100

Biz 417 has announced that Gary Powell has been included in its second annual Biz 100 – a listing of the 100 most powerful and influential business leaders in southwest Missouri.

“Best Lawyers in America” Recognizes 58 Spencer Fane Attorneys

Spencer Fane is pleased to announce that 58 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Attorneys are recognized in their respective practice areas ranging from white collar criminal defense and environmental litigation to bankruptcy and tax law.

Elvin Knight inducted into the Estate Planning Society of Kansas City Hall of Fame

At its annual holiday dinner and Hall of Fame Award Presentation, members of the Estate Planning Society of Kansas City inducted Elvin Knight into its Hall of Fame.

Spencer Fane Expands its Trust and Estate Planning Practice Group

Springfield, Missouri – Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP is pleased to announce the addition of a new associate to its Springfield office. Nicholas Irmen will join the firm’s Trust and Estate Planning Practice Group where he will aid clients in estate planning, business transactions, tax advice, trust and estate administration, and charitable planning.

Spencer Fane Adds to Litigation, Trust and Estate Planning Practices

Kansas City, Missouri – Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP is pleased to announce the addition of two attorneys to its Litigation and Trust and Estate Planning groups within its Kansas City office. Andrea Anderson and Erik Rome have joined the firm as associates in the Litigation Practice Group and the Trust and Estate Planning Practice Group, respectively.

Spencer Fane Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2014 Missouri, Kansas, Colorado and Nebraska Super Lawyers®

Spencer Fane congratulates 44 of our attorneys selected for inclusion in 2014 Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, and Nebraska Super Lawyers®. No more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers. Attorneys are selected for inclusion by their peers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.

Gary Powell Named as One of 2014 Men of the Year in Springfield

Spencer Fane is proud to announce that Gary Powell, a Partner in our Springfield office, has been named one of Springfield Business Journal’s Men of the Year for 2014.

Spencer Fane expands and opens two new offices in Springfield, Missouri, and Colorado Springs, Colorado

Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP has joined forces with attorneys in Springfield, Missouri, and Colorado Springs, Colorado, expanding the law firm to those cities and growing the firm throughout its four home states.