Mr. Peare chairs Hinkle's trusts and estates practice group. Under his leadership, the trusts and estates practice has expanded to be one of the top estate planning practices in Kansas. Dan has extensive experience in high-net-worth estate planning, asset protection planning, and planning with family businesses. Dan also assists clients with business valuations, charitable planning, and planning with life insurance. He has assisted hundreds of business owners, farmers, and ranchers in the preservation and succession of their businesses.
Dan has made numerous presentations relating to trusts, estate planning, and business succession planning on the local and regional levels. He has also had numerous articles published in support of this practice area.
Under Dan’s leadership, the trusts and estates practice has expanded to be one of the largest and fastest-growing practice areas of the firm. Dan has made countless presentations about issues relating to trusts and estate planning on the local and regional levels. He has also had numerous articles published in support of this practice area.
Dan was named to Worth magazine's 2008 Top 100 Attorneys, making him the first in the state of Kansas to earn the distinction. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America and Kansas/Missouri Super Lawyers. He is also active in the local, state, and national bar associations.
Besides using his experience and knowledge to serve his clients, Dan serves on the board of directors of the Wichita State University Foundation, the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame, and the WSU Shocker Athletic Scholarship Organization. Furthermore, Dan is a member of the University of Kansas and WSU alumni associations.