Attorney Profile

Attorney Profile2017-05-26T16:21:02+00:00

Carl Radom



University of Miami School of Law (9/80 to 5/81)
Post Office Box 248087
Coral Gables, Florida 33124
Date of Graduation: May, 1981
Degree: LL.M. in Estate Planning

State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law (9/70 to 6/73)
Date of Graduation: June, 1973
Degree: Juris Doctor
Honors: Future Interests, Constitutional Law, Conflict of Laws, Legal Aid Clinic, and Family Law

Niagara University (9/66 to 6/70)
Lewiston, New York 14092
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Major: English
Class Rank: 10th of 174
Honors: Cum Laude Graduate; Dean’s List; President, Delta Epsilon Sigma Honor Fraternity; Scabbard and Blade Military Honor Fraternity


Ferree Bunn Rundberg Radom & Ridgway, Chtd. (6/01 to 12/15)
9393 110th Street, Suite 200
Overland Park, Kansas 66210
Position: Shareholder

Holman Hansen Colville & Coates, P.C. (3/00 to 6/01)
10740 Nall Avenue, Suite 300
Overland Park, Kansas 66206
Position: Shareholder

Polsinelli White Vardeman & Shalton (9/98 to 3/00)
700 West 47th Street, Suite 1000
Kansas City, Missouri 64112
Position: of Counsel

American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys (4/96 to 9/98)
9444 Balboa Ave., Suite 300
San Diego, California 92123
Position: Director of Education

Lewis, Rice and Fingersh (11/92 to 4/96)
1010 Walnut, Suite 500
Kansas City, Missouri 64106
Position: Partner

Dreiling, Bieker and Hoffman (10/82 to 11/92)
111 West 13th Street
Hays, Kansas 67601
Position: Partner


New York
U.S. Tax Court

Federal District Court (NY)


Supplement to Basic Estate Planning in Florida, a 1983 Publication of the CLE
Committee of the Florida Bar Association, as a Member of the Steering Committee

Co-author, “Survival Conditions and the Marital Deduction,” Probate and Property, the Magazine of the Real Property and Trust Law Section of the American Bar Association, Vol. 2, No. 3, May/June, 1988

Co-author, “Value Agreements May Prevent Disputes and Reduce Estate Taxes in ‘S’ Corporations,” Small Business Taxation, Warren Gorham & Lamont, Vol. 2, Issue 1, September/October, 1989

Co-author, “Valuation of Stock in a Closely Held Corporation: Estate of Murphy – Should the Decision Be Discounted?,” The Review of Taxation of Individuals, Warren Gorham & Lamont, Vol. 15, No. 4, Autumn, 1991

Co-author, “Excess Beneficiary Involvement Can Cost Trust its Tax Status,” Taxation for Accountants, Warren Gorham & Lamont, Vol. 48, No. 6, June, 1992; and Taxation for Lawyers, Vol. 21, No. 1, July/August,1992

Author, “Trusts Allow You to Donate Assets and Enjoy Them, Too,” Kansas City Business Journal, March 26, 1999

Co-author, “Maximizing Discounts for Both Spouses Using LLCs & FLPs,” CCH’s Journal of Practical Estate Planning, June/July, 2000; and Financial and Estate Planning – Ideas & Trends, Report 246/Issue 494, June 23, 2000

Co-author, “Grantor Trust Rules: Competing Powers and Ascertainable Standards,” Practical Tax Strategies, Warren Gorham & Lamont, Vol. 85, No. 1, July, 2010

Co-author, “Income Tax Deferral Using Existing Buy Out Agreements Upon the Retirement of a Principal Owner,” 37th Annual Notre Dame Tax and Estate Planning Institute, September 15 and 16, 2011

Co-author, “Use Installment Sales for Estate Freeze and Tax Deferral,” Estate Planning, Warren Gorham & Lamont, Vol. 39, Nos. 5 & 6, May & June, 2012

Co-author, “The New Estate Planning Frontier: Increasing Basis,” Journal of Taxation, Thomson Reuters, Vol. 122, No. 1, January 2015


Vice-president, Western Kansas Council on Estate Planning & Giving (1992-1996);

Member (1992-present)

President, Estate Planning Council of Western Kansas (1984 & 1987)

Member, Fort Hays State University Endowment Association Board of Trustees (1990-present)

President, Optimist Club of Hays (1992); Member of Board of Directors (1989-1991); Treasurer (1987-1988)

District Treasurer, Rotary Club of Kansas (1990)

Member, Children’s Mercy Hospital Planned Giving Council (2001-present)


Member, Wealth Counsel, L.L.C.

Member, Asset Protection Council

Approved Network Attorney for UBS Financial Services

Member, Estate Planning Society of Kansas City (1994-1996)

Consultant to American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys (1998-2000)

Recognized in Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers 2006

Recognized in Kansas City Business Magazine’s Best Personal Wealth Managers 2009-2010 & 2013-2014