Areas of Practice
J.D. from the Notre Dame Law School in 1991 (magna cum laude),
B.A. from the University of Minnesota in 1988.
Scott Martinsen is a Shareholder in the law firm of Kirkland Woods & Martinsen LLP, which has offices in Liberty, Missouri and Overland Park, Kansas. He works with individual clients in the preparation of Wills, Revocable Trusts, Irrevocable Trusts, Durable Powers of Attorney, Living Wills and Charitable Organizations.
His practice includes counseling clients in the areas of gifting techniques, asset protection, charitable planning and business succession planning. He also advises individuals and corporations in estate and trust administration matters, including litigation involving estates and trusts.
Chairman of the Probate and Trust Law Committee of the Missouri Bar from 2007 through 2010, and is currently a member of both the Trust Revision Subcommittee and the Legislative Review Subcommittee of the Missouri Bar.
A frequent author and lecturer on estate planning topics at seminars sponsored by ACTEC, The Missouri Bar, the University of Missouri-Columbia and the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association