Marion L. Stern

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Overland Park, KS

Stockton & Stern LLC
 | 9200 Indian Creek Pkwy, Overland Park, KS 66210
Phone: 913-856-2828
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate
  • Free Consultation
  • Virtual Appointments
Attorney Profile

Attorney Marion L. Stern is a partner with Stockton & Stern, L.L.C., law firm, which has law offices in Gardner and Overland Park, Kansas. A top-rated attorney with more than 10 years of legal experience, Ms. Stern provides unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout Johnson (Kansas), Miami (Kansas), Franklin (Kansas), Jackson (Missouri), Platte (Missouri), Clay (Missouri) counties and the surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • Estate planning, wills and trusts
  • VA benefit planning
  • Medicaid planning
  • Special needs trusts
  • Powers of attorney, living wills
  • Asset protection
  • Probate law and will contests
  • Guardianships
  • Estate and trust administration

No matter the issues her clients are facing or how complex their estates, Ms. Stern delivers highly personalized counsel to fully understand her clients' needs so that she can devise the most effective strategy to help them achieve their goals as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. As an attorney, she has gained a reputation for her compassion and integrity when dealing with her clients as well as her tireless dedication to helping them protect themselves, their assets and their loved ones for the future.

Honored for her outstanding professionalism and service, Ms. Stern has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from her peers along with numerous testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients. A leader in her field, she has contributed content for the State of Kansas' Probate Manual, and she has conducted a number of lectures and seminars across her region on a variety of topics related to estate planning, probate, elder law and other similar subjects.

Ms. Stern graduated from the University of Iowa in 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts in Russian and History. Upon deciding to pursue her legal career, she attended the University of Kansas School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 2010 and received her certificate in business and commercial law. She then joined the Johnson County Kansas district attorney’s office, where she helped prosecute economic crimes, particularly those involving the elderly.

Ms. Stern is admitted to practice before the State Courts in Kansas and Missouri as well as the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas and the Western District of Missouri. She is a contributing member of the Johnson County Bar Association, National Business Institute, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Elder Counsel, Wealth Counsel and of several other local, state and national legal organizations. She is also a Veteran's Administration Accredited Attorney.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Estate Planning & Probate
Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills


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Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021

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About Marion Stern

Admitted: 2010, Kansas

Professional Webpage:


  • Awarded Business and Commercial Law Certificate, University of Kansas School of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Kansas, 2010
  • Missouri, 2012
  • Veteran's Administration (VA) Accredited Attorney
  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 2011
  • Member, Kansas Bar Association, Probate Section
  • Member, Kansas Bar Association
  • Member, Johnson County Bar Association, 2010 - Present
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • ElderCounsel
  • WealthCounsel

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Author, Probate Manual, State of Kansas

Educational Background:

  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, B.A. in Russian and History, 1996
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Office Location for Marion L. Stern

9200 Indian Creek Pkwy
Overland Park, KS 66210

Phone: 913-856-2828

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Last Updated: 5/27/2021

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