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Kent Meyerhoff grew up on a farm near Palmer, Kansas. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Wichita State University, graduating magna cum laude, in 1991, and his Juris Doctor, with distinction, from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1994.


While at the University of Nebraska, Mr. Meyerhoff was executive editor of the Nebraska Law Review, and authored Regulatory Takings—Winds of Change Blow Along the South Carolina Coast: Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council, 112 S.Ct. 2886(1992), 72 Neb. L. Rev. 627 (1993). He was elected to the Nebraska chapter of the Order of the Coif, a national honor society to which approximately 10 percent of the highest ranking law students in each graduating class are elected. Mr. Meyerhoff was admitted to the Kansas bar and joined Fleeson, Gooing, Coulson & Kitch, L.L.C. in 1994.


Mr. Meyerhoff’s practice is devoted to estate planning (including drafting of wills, trusts and related documents); business succession planning; trust administration and probate; guardianships and conservatorships; trademark and copyright law; and business law. He is recognized in the publications The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers Magazine.  He currently serves as head of his firm’s Business Practice Group. Mr. Meyerhoff has made numerous presentations to community and professional groups, and is co-author of a chapter in the Kansas Bar Association’s Kansas Probate & Trust Administration After Death Handbook, 7th Edition (2008). Mr. Meyerhoff also serves as Judge Pro Tem for the Sedgwick County District Court, Probate Department.


Mr. Meyerhoff is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. He is an active member of the Wichita and Kansas Bar Associations, and is on the Executive Committee of the KBA’s Tax Law Section and Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section.


Mr. Meyerhoff is active in a variety of community organizations and activities. He is a member of the Wichita Estate Planning Council. He is on the Board of Directors of Childstart, Inc. He also has served on the Board of Directors of Wichita Lifeline, Inc., the Center for Health and Wellness, Inc., and the Arts Council, Inc.


Mr. Meyerhoff was a member of the 2001 Leadership Wichita class and was selected by The Wichita Business Journal as one of its 40 Under 40 honorees in 2003.


Practice Areas


  1. Estate Planning: 70%
    17 years
  2. Business: 15%
    21 years
  3. Intellectual Property: 15%
    21 years


Payment Types:

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Contact Info

301 N Main, Suite 1900
PO Box 997
Wichita, KS, 67201


KSAuthorized to practice law199408/09/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
FellowAmerican College of Trust and Estate Counsel2011
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2011
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2010
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2009
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2008
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2008
40 Under 40 AwardWichita Business Journal2003
Leadership Wichita Class MemberWichita Chamber of Commerce2001
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
MemberFleeson, Gooing, Coulson & Kitch, L.L.C.2000 - Present
AssociateFleeson, Gooing, Coulson & Kitch, L.L.C.1994 - 1999
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Wichita Bar AssociationBoard of Governors2010 - 2012
Childstart, Inc.Board MemberN/A
Kansas Bar AssociationTax Section Executive CommitteeN/A
Kansas Bar AssociationReal Estate Probate and Trust Section Executive CommitteeN/A
Center for Health and Wellness, Inc.Past Board MemberN/A
Wichita Lifeline, Inc.Past Board MemberN/A
Arts Council, Inc.Past Board MemberN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
Kansas Corporation Law and PracticeForeign Corporations Doing Business in Kansas2011
Kansas Bar Association Tax Section NewsletterTax Law Changes Affect Individuals in 20102010
Kansas Probate and Trust Administration After DeathDetermining the Need to Probate2008
Nebraska Law ReviewRegulatory Takings - Winds of Change Blow Along the South Carolina Coast1993
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Nebraska College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Wichita State UniversityJournalism and Mass CommunicationBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Probate Ins and Outs and UpdatesDrafting Support and Discretionary Trusts: Navigating the Perils and Possibilities2012
Slam Dunk SeminarEstate Planning for Second Marriages2011
Plaza Lights InstituteDrafting Support and Discretionary Trusts: Navigating the Perils and Possibilities2011
WBA Fall Probate SeminarLatest News from the Judicial Council2010
WBA Fall Probate SeminarUpdate from the Judicial Council Probate Law Advisory Committee2009
EPC Monthly MeetingBusiness Succession Planning2009
WBA Fall Probate SeminarUpdate on Judicial Council Probate Law Advisory Committee Assignments2008
SKROA Annual MeetingEstate Planning for Royalty Owners2008
KBA SeminarProbate and Trust Administration After Death2008
WBA Fall Probate SeminarRecent Probate Legislation and Cases2007
Nuts and BoltsOrientation to Practice - Corporate Law2007
WBA Fall Probate SeminarRecent Devellopments in Probate and Trust Administration2006
Nuts and BoltsOrientation to Practice - Corporate Law2006
WBA Fall Probate SeminarProbate Update2005
WACPAEstate Planning Nuts & Bolts2004
KPAGuardianships and Conservatorships2003
KANCEP SeminarCopyright Law and Continuing Education2000
WBA Spring Estate Planning SeminarEstate Planning Update - Charitable Remainder Trusts1999
SeminarConfidentiality of Medical Records1998
SeminarKansas Confidentiality of Children's Records1997
KSCPA MeetingFraud and Abuse Issues in Health Care1997