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.
Every one of us at the Shepherd Elder Law Group is dedicated to providing solutions for the elderly, the disabled, and their families. No matter what your situation, we listen to the needs of our clients and provide information, advice and most importantly, support. Our practice areas include Wills & Trusts, Durable Powers of Attorney, Estate Planning, Medicaid Planning, Veterans Benefits, Guardianship, as well as End-of-Life Decision Making.
Tell us about your special needs issue and we will put you in touch with Samantha L. Shepherd JD, LLM, CELA