This item requires flash 9.0 or higher. Please go to the Adobe site to download the newest version.
Welcome

Daniel WheelerDaniel P.Wheeler | Phone: 816.792.8300

Practice Areas: Estates & Trusts, Fiduciary Litigation, Mediation

Daniel P. Wheeler announced his retirement from the bench and return to private law practice as of Counsel with the firm of Kirkland Woods & Martinsen PC effective November 1, 2014. Mr. Wheeler focuses his practice on fiduciary litigation, probate administration, adult and minor guardianships, and mediation in cases throughout Missouri and Kansas.

As a Probate Commissioner for the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri for more than fourteen years, Commissioner Wheeler presided over family and fiduciary disputes in trust and probate matters, including fiduciary litigation, complex trust litigation, discovery of assets actions, surety claims and general probate administration in decedent, guardianship and conservatorship estates. He has been chosen to be the probate presenter at the annual Missouri Judicial College for the past fourteen years, and also presents annually at the conference of the Missouri Association of Probate & Associate Circuit Judges. He speaks regularly at the Missouri Bar annual meeting as well as numerous continuing legal education seminars for the Missouri Bar, the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association and the University of Missouri at Kansas City.

Prior to joining the bench, Mr. Wheeler was in engaged in private practice in the area of probate litigation and administration matters. He has tried thirty-two jury trials to completion, of which twenty-six were in the probate division of the circuit courts. He is licensed in the states of Missouri and Kansas, and has completed the mediation training requirements of the Missouri Supreme Court.

Mr. Wheeler received a bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1981. While an undergraduate student, he was a captain of the University's cross-country and track teams, and he was a recipient of the Tom Bott's Award, the senior track leadership award. He received a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Missouri in 1985, where he was a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma business honor society. He received his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Missouri in 1985, and he was a member of the Missouri Law Review and the Order of the Coif honor society.

Email Daniel: dwheeler@kwm-law.com

Attorneys

Robert K. Kirkland

Estates, Trusts & Fiduciary Litigation

Richard D. Woods

Estates, Trusts & Real Estate

Scott K. Martinsen

Estates, Trusts & Fiduciary Litigation

Daniel P. Wheeler

Estates and Trusts, Fiduciary Litigation, Mediation

Robert T. Steinkamp

Business Law & Mediation

Nikki Frerker

Estate Planning

Michelle Burge

Probate Administration, Fiduciary Litigation

Emily J. Kembell

Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Administration, Transfer Tax Planning, Adult & Minor Guardianships

Heather Hall

Probate Administration, Fiduciary Litigation

Alice M. Haseltine

Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Administration

Amy DeGraeve

Estate, Probate, Trusts & Fiduciary Litigation

American College of Trust & Estate Counsel Super Lawyers
KWM Areas of Practice
Estates & Trusts
Real Estate Law
Fiduciary Litigation
Business Law
Mediation