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Kari Dawn Coultis

About Me

Ms. Coultis’ primary areas of practice include estate planning (including trusts, wills, durable powers of attorney, and living wills), elder law (including guardianships and conservatorships, Medicaid planning for long-term care, and VA Pension planning for long-term care), special needs planning, and family business planning. Kari is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Law and also holds a master’s degree in accounting and information systems and a bachelor's degree in accounting and business administration.


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Practice Areas


  1. Estate Planning: 45%
    12 years
  2. Elder Law: 25%
    7 years
  3. Probate: 10%
    7 years
  4. Business: 10%
    7 years
  5. Guardianship: 10%
    7 years



Hourly ($125-200/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

14 total 

  • Louis P Lepore

    I have known Kari Dawn Coultis for several years and continue to be impressed by her breadth of knowledge and expertise in all areas relative to elder law, estate planning and taxation.


    Louis Lepore Elder Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Coultis Estate & Elder Law, LLC

1999 North Amidon, Suite 105
Wichita, KS, 67203


KSAuthorized to practice law200308/09/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Avvo Top ContributorAvvo2013
Clients' Choice AwardAvvo2013
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2013
VA Accredited AttorneyVeteran's Administration2011
Certified Valuation AnalystNational Association of Certified Valuation Analysts2008
Certified Public AccountantState of Kansas2003
Excellence for the Future Award - Contracts IICALI2002
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Owner/AttorneyCoultis Estate & Elder Law, LLC2009 - Present
AssociateHinkle Elkouri Law Firm, L.L.C.2003 - 2009
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Wichita Bar Association, Probate CommitteeCo-Chair2014 - Present
West Wichita Women's NetworkPresident2012 - 2014
West Wichita Women's NetworkMember2010 - Present
Advisors ForumMember2010 - Present
ElderCounselMember2010 - Present
WealthCounselMember2010 - Present
National Association of Certified Valuation AnalystsMember2008 - 2010
Holy Cross Lutheran ChurchMember2006 - Present
University of Kansas Alumni AssociationMember2003 - Present
Wichita Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Kansas Bar Association, Real Estate, Probate, and Trust LawMember2003 - Present
Wichita Women Attorneys AssociationMemberN/A
American Society of Women AccountantsMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate & Trust LawMemberN/A
American Association of Attorney-Certified Public AccountantsMemberN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Kansas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of KansasAccounting and Information SystemsMA - Masters2000
University of KansasAccounting and Business AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1999
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Regent ParkAdvance Directives2013
Wichita, KansasWomen, Wisdom & Wine2012
Pratt, KansasEstate Planning Symposium2012
Pratt Community CollegeA Changing Landscape2012
New York LifeLife and Legacy Planning2012
Mary KayTop Ten Estate Planning Mistakes for the 25-35 Year Old2012
West Wichita Women's NetworkLife and Legacy Planning2011
Andover, KansasLiving Trust Seminar2011
American Society of Women AccountantsLife and Legacy Planning2011
The Sasha Poell Agency, American Family InsuranceLife and Legacy Planning2010
The RegentRetirement Income & Tax Planning: Protecting Your Assets & Funding Your Retirement Lifestyle2010
Pratt Resource CouncilLife and Legacy Planning2010
New England FinancialLife and Legacy Planning2010
Institute of Management AccountantsLife and Legacy Planning2010
Financial Planning Association of KansasEstate Tax Update2010
AXA AdvisorsLife and Legacy Planning2010
Empowering WomenChoose to Plan — Selected Topics in Estate Planning2009
Bankers Life and CasualtyChoose to Plan — Selected Topics in Estate Planning2009
Women’s Investment Education ProgramChoose to Plan — Selected Topics in Estate Planning2008
Homesteaders FCEChoose to Plan — Selected Topics in Estate Planning2008
American College of LawFundamentals of Estate Planning2008
58th Annual Kansas Tax ConferenceEstate Planning Update2008
Edward JonesChoose to Plan — Selected Topics in Estate Planning2007
How to Draft Wills and Trusts in KansasGST Tax and Powers of Attorney2004