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Joshua T. Mathews

About me

I am a happily married father of two perfect little girls, and I think about my own family when working with clients.


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Practice areas


  1. Child Custody: 40%
    9 years, 619 cases
  2. Divorce: 40%
    9 years, 734 cases
  3. Bankruptcy: 10%
    11 years, 150 cases
  4. Child Support: 5%
    9 years
  5. Family: 5%
    9 years



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

4707 College Boulevard, Suite 107
Leawood, KS, 66211


KSAuthorized to practice law200807/04/2016
MOGood Standing, Active200701/08/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rated A+BBB2016
Lead Counsel RatedLawInfo2016
A+ RatedBBB2015
Lead Counsel RatedLawInfo.com2015
Top Contributor AwardAVVO2015
Rated SuperbAVVO2015
A+Better Business Bureau2014
Lead Counsel RatedLawInfo.com2014
Rated A+Better Business Bureau2013
Top Contributor Awardavvo2013
Lead Counsel RatedLawInfo.com2013
Superb RatingAVVO2012
Client's choice Awardavvo2012
A+ RatingBBB2012
Lead Counsel Rated AttorneyLawInfo.com2012
A RatingBBB2011
A Rated BusinessBetter Business Bureau2010
A Rated BusinessBetter Business Bureau2009
CALI Award of ExcellenceCALI2007
Trial Practice AwardLaw Foundation2007
Selected to International Order of BarristersInternational Order of Barristers2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MemberThe Mathews Group, LC2008 - Present
AttorneyThe Wirken Law Group2007 - 2008
law clerkWirken Law Group2004 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Lawyers Without BordersVolunteer2012 - Present
UMKC Law School Advisory CommitteeMember2009 - Present
Kansas City Guardian ProjectPresident2009 - Present
Kansas Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Missouri State Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Missouri Bar, Solo and Small Firm CommitteeMember2006 - Present
Intellectual Property Law AssociationMember2004 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re the Marriage of Bohlander - Missouri Court of Appeals, Western DistrictFather's counsel relented and acquiesced to a remand of the case to the Circuit Court
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Publication nameTitleDate
Financial Planning for the EstateTransfer Assets to Minimize Taxes2015
Financial Planning for the EstateCreate and Organize Legal Documents2015
Closing Arguments10 Mistakes Everyone Makes in Child Custody Cases2014
Drafting Commercial Real Estate LeasesLease Exit Strategies2013
Forming and Converting to LLCsForming and Converting to LLCs2012
Advanced LLC IssuesAdvanced LLC Issues2011
Maintain an Ethical PracticeMaintain an Ethical Practice2010
Planning for Real Property in Estate Planning and AdministrationReal Property Valuations and Tax Planning2009
Drafting Commercial Real Estate LeasesRisk Management2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of LawFederal TaxationLL.M - Master of Laws2008
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Drafting Commercial Real Estate LeasesRisk Management2016
Closing ArgumentsChild Custody/Divorce2015
Real Property Valuations and Tax PlanningProperty Valuations and Tax Planning2014
Negotiating and Drafting Commercial Real Estate LeasesReal Estate Leases - Ethics2012
Forming and Converting to LLCsForming and Converting to LLCs2012
Risk Management Strategies for Real Estate LeasesOperational Issues to Include in Your Lease2011
Advantageous Uses of LLCsEstate Planning Strategies Using LLCs2009
Advantageous LLC UsesUsing an LLC to Hold Real Property2009
Solo and Small Firm ConferenceRepresenting Small Businesses2008
Risk ManagementLease Exit Strategies2008
Missouri Bar, Solo and Small Firm ConferenceEstate Planning2008
Advanced Real Estate IssuesImpact of Bankruptcy Abuse and Prevention Act2008
Non-Traditional PractitionersNon-Traditional Practitioners2007