S. Lynn Bayes-Weiner

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

Thomas & Bayes-Weiner LLC
 | 10955 Lowell Suite 710, Overland Park, KS 66210
Phone: 913-871-1861
Fax: 913-322-0337
Selected To Rising Stars: 2017 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2013
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (70%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (30%)
Attorney Profile

Lynn Bayes-Weiner is an attorney at the Law Offices of Jay Thomas, P.A., in Overland Park, Kansas. Ms. Bayes-Weiner has a practice devoted to estate planning and handles matters involving probate, trusts and wills. She serves clients in Overland Park, Kansas City and the Kansas City metropolitan area, and throughout Johnson County, Kansas. She has been licensed to practice law in Kansas since 2013.

Ms. Bayes-Weiner holds a bachelor’s degree in education and a master’s degree in counseling from Shippensburg University. She earned her law degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. While attending law school, she served as symposia editor for the UMKC Law Review. She has also spoken on estate planning topics at various continuing legal education events.

Since beginning her law career, Ms. Bayes-Weiner has been recognized for her accomplishments. In 2012, she won the Kansas City Estate Planning Symposium Prize for an article titled “History Lessons from a So-Called ‘Death Tax:’ Making the Case for the Federal Estate Tax.”

Ms. Bayes-Wiener is an active member of the Kansas City and Missouri legal communities and belongs to various professional organizations. She belongs to the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. She is also active in The Missouri Bar and serves on the organization’s subcommittee on digital assets and elder law subcommittee of the probate and trust committee.

Ms. Bayes-Weiner has a unique blend of experience thanks to her legal and counseling backgrounds. This allows her to counsel and litigate on behalf of a diverse group of clients as part of her practice.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Estate Planning & Probate (70%): Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Estate & Trust Litigation (30%): Will Contests

Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Will Contests

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Rising Stars: 2017 - 2019

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About Lynn Bayes-Weiner

Admitted: 2013, Kansas

Professional Webpage: http://www.jtpalaw.com/about-us/

Honors/Awards:

  • Winner of the 2012 Prize in Tax for writing the scholarly article History Lessons From a So-Called Death Tax: Making the Case for the Federal Estate Tax., Kansas City Estate Planning Symposium, 2012
  • Awarded for outstanding legal writing by the UMKC Law Review, Legal Writing Award, UMKC School of Law, 2012

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor - Kansas Behavioral Regulatory Board  , 2002
  • Kansas Bar, 2013
  • Missouri Bar, 2012
  • Licensed Professional Counselor - Virginia Board of Counseling, 1996

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Missouri Bar Subcommittee on Digital Assets
  • Fiduciary Litigation Subcommittee of the Probate and Trust Committee of the Missouri Bar, 2016
  • Missouri Chapter, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 2012
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Elder Law Subcommittee of the Probate and Trust Committee of the Missouri Bar, 2015
  • Digital Assets Subcommittee of the Probate and Trust Committee of the Missouri Bar, 2015
  • Marketing Committee, Kansas City Estate Planning Symposium, 2017-Present, 2019
  • KCEPS Ambassadors Subcommittee, Kansas City Estate Planning Symposium, 2017-Present, 2019

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Published writer, Family Broils and Private Terror: A Gender-Neutral, Psychologically-Based Approach to Domestic Violence and Asylum Law., UMKC Law Review, Law, 2011
  • Adjunct faculty speaker on topics in elder law, estate planning, and special needs planning, Speaker, Continuing Legal Education Presenter, PESI, Legal, 2012
  • Adjunct faculty speaker on topics in elder law, estate planning, and special needs planning, Speaker, Continuing Legal Education Presenter, NBI, Inc., Law, 2015
  • Speaker on topics in elder law and estate planning, Speaker, Continuing Legal Education Presenter, UMKC Continuing Legal Education, Law, Law, 2013

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Five figure settlement for breach of fiduciary duty case in which personal representative overcharged the estate for fees., 2019

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Articles and Symposium Editor, UMKC Law Review, 2011

Educational Background:

  • Bachelors of Science in Education, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA, 1988
  • Juris Doctorate, Law, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, 2012
  • Masters of Science, Counseling, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA, 1992
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Office Location for S. Lynn Bayes-Weiner

10955 Lowell Suite 710
Overland Park, KS 66210

Phone: 913-871-1861

Fax: 913-322-0337

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Last Updated: 6/30/2019

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