Matthew H. Hoy

Adjunct Faculty

Matthew Hoy is an attorney at Stevens & Brand LLP in Lawrence, Kan., where he works with business owners and professionals as they encounter estate planning issues and business succession issues. In addition, he maintains a very substantial practice representing families and financial institutions dealing with estate administration matters such as probate, trust administration, and litigation related to those procedures.

Hoy counsels entrepreneurs and their companies in transactional matters including formation, raising capital, mergers and acquisitions, contract negotiations, and general managerial issues.

He advises business in a variety of industries, including health care, banking, energy, entertainment, real estate development, advertising, technology and life sciences, and financial services.

Courses Taught:
  • Business Planning Seminar
     

Representative Publications

Memo, 2012 Tax Considerations; Co-author, Chapter 1, "Planning for Incapacity," Kansas Bar Association, Long-Term Care Handbook (2010); Author, Chapters 5 and 11, Kansas Bar Association, Real Estate Practice and Procedure (2009).

Education

B.S. 1994; M.B.A. 1997; J.D. 1997, University of Kansas

Admitted

Kansas, 1998; Missouri, 1999

Member

Douglas County Estate Planning Council (President, 2002); Lawrence, KS Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors (Chair Elect, 2009; Chair, 2010); Douglas County Kansas Bar Association; Kansas Bar Association (Member, Real Property, Probate and Trust Section & Corporate and Banking Law Section); American Bar Association (Member, Real Property, Probate and Trust Section)e Missouri Bar

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