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Whether you run a startup or a multi-generational family owned business, it’s never too early to start protecting your legacy and your assets. Even if it feels like time is on your side, unforeseen events can force businesses into rushed decisions with potentially negative outcomes. Thoughtful, professional estate planning and business transition allows you time to strategize the best outcome for your business, leadership, investors, employees, and your estate.

Join us for an illuminating presentation with Robert K. Kirkland, JD., founding partner of Kirkland Woods & Martinsen LLP. Robert helps business owners tackle one of the most difficult topics they face — how to ensure their business succeeds them while providing for their heirs.

Essential Estate Planning Tips For Business Owners

Estate Planning





7:30 am - 9:30 am

The Venue
4800 W. 135th Street, Suite 108
Leawood, KS 66224

Protect Your Legacy

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7:30 am - 8:00 am
Coffee, breakfast, and networking

8:00 am - 9:30 am
Presentation, Q & A


Join us for a presentation with essential tips about thoughtful estate planning for business owners. 



Rob Barker

Co-Host | President - Kansas City Metro Market of First Business Bank

Rob Barker is President – Kansas City Metro Market of First Business Bank. He most recently was Executive Vice President of Commercial Banking and originally joined the company as Director of Business Banking. He is the past Chief Consumer Strategy Officer at NBKC Bank, and past Market President of Enterprise Bank & Trust. Rob is a lifelong resident of Kansas City with a career in banking that spans more than 35 years — his first job was as a part-time teller while he was in school. He is a former board member of Rainbow Center for Communicative Disorders and still supports the organization along with Uplift, a group that works with the homeless population in Kansas City.

Robert K. Kirkland, JD

Presenter | Founding Partner of Kirkland Woods & Martinsen LLP

Bob Kirkland, JD, is founding partner of the law firm of Kirkland Woods & Martinsen LLP, which has offices in Liberty, Missouri, Springfield, Missouri, Clayton, Missouri and Overland Park, Kansas. He is licensed to practice law in Missouri and Kansas. He works with a variety of individual clients, handling the preparation of estate planning instruments, and counseling clients in the areas of estate and gift tax minimization, probate avoidance, gifting techniques, asset protection, charitable planning, and business succession planning. He also advises fiduciaries in estate, conservatorship, and trust administration matters.

Jessica Colby

Co-Host | Vice President - Wealth Advisor, NMLS #553784 of First Business Bank

Jessica Colby has 20 years of experience in the financial services and banking industry, including various roles specifically working with businesses and individuals. The last six years of her career she has focused on Private Wealth, providing proactive, holistic advice to high net worth individuals, business owners, their families and foundations incorporating banking, wealth planning, investment management, asset protection, estate and succession planning services designed to meet clients’ individual priorities.