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Associate (Kansas City)

Lathrop GPM is actively seeking an associate to join our growing Trusts, Estates & Legacy Planning practice group in Kansas City
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Kansas City, MO
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Lathrop GPM is actively seeking an associate to join our growing Trusts, Estates & Legacy Planning practice group in Kansas City or Overland Park. Candidates should have at least 4 years of estate planning experience, including gift and estate tax planning, estate and trust administration, charitable planning, and family business succession planning. Candidates should have excellent academic credentials along with strong research, writing, and critical-thinking skills.

Lathrop GPM’s Trusts, Estates & Legacy Planning practice group works closely with individuals, families, and their professional advisors across the United States to accomplish their personal, financial, and philanthropic goals. The group's clients include executives, entrepreneurs, ultra-high net worth families, family offices, owners of family owned and privately held businesses, banks and trust companies, and charitable organizations.

Lathrop GPM is a full-service, Am Law 200 law firm with offices in Boston, Boulder, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Jefferson City, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Overland Park, St. Cloud, St. Louis, and Washington, D.C. Our clients are at the heart of everything we do. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, and a professional, challenging, yet comfortable working environment.

The firm was named to the Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms list in 2021 and as a BTI “Midsize Heavyweight” in 2020. Also in 2020, we earned the Diversity & Flexibility Alliance Tipping the Scales award and a gold-standard ranking with the Women in Law Empowerment Forum. In 2021, Lathrop GPM was recognized for achieving a score of 95 (out of 100) in the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index. For more information, visit

We celebrate and support diversity and the benefits it brings to our workplaces, clients and communities. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. It is the employment policy and practice of Lathrop GPM to recruit and hire employees without discrimination because of race, color, sex, gender, religion, age, national origin, military status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by applicable law.

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