Samantha L. Shepherd JD, LLM, CELA

Shepherd Elder Law Group, LLC

Samantha L. Shepherd JD, LLM, CELA

Shepherd Elder Law Group, LLC

Samantha L. Shepherd JD, LLM, CELA

Shepherd Elder Law Group, LLC

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Samantha Shepherd is the firm's founding attorney.  She practices exclusively in the areas of Elder Law, Estate Planning and Special Needs Law. She received her undergraduate degree in 1990 from Tulane University in New Orleans, cum laude. She earned her law degree from Boston College Law School and received an LL.M. in Estate Planning from the University of Missouri, Kansas City.

Samantha currently serves on the Board of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and as Chair of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Trust and Estates Committee. Formerly the Chair of the Missouri Bar Elder Law Committee and past President of the Missouri Chapter of NAELA, she is an accredited attorney with the Veterans Administration and is Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation in both Kansas and Missouri. She is the founder and managing attorney of the firm and licensed to practice in both Kansas and Missouri.

Firm Description

Shepherd Elder Law Group is an estate planning, elder law, and special needs planning firm. Under the management of Samantha L. Shepherd, JD, LL.M., CELA, we listen to the needs of our clients and provide information, advice and most importantly, support. Our practice areas include Wills & Trusts, Asset Protection, Durable Powers of Attorney, Estate Planning, Medicaid Planning, Special Needs Trusts, Guardianship, as well as End-of-Life Decision Making.


Day From To
Monday 8:00 AM 5:30 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM 5:30 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM 5:30 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM 5:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM 5:30 PM


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Main Office

8717 West 110th street
Suite 210
Overland Park, KS 66210

12200 NW Ambassador Drive
Kansas City, MO 64163

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