Jamison Shipman

KU Jayhawk
  • Adjunct Faculty


Jamison "Jami" Shipman, LL.M., J.D., is an assistant professor of accounting in the Helzberg School of Management at Rockhurst University. At Rockhurst, Shipman specializes in teaching business law, corporate income tax, individual income tax and various other business courses.

As an experienced career accounting and legal professional, Shipman boasts a strong real-world accounting background that includes handling federal income taxation, including entity formation and dissolution, corporate reorganizations, S corporations, and partnerships and limited liability companies with the law firm Lathrop GPM, where Shipman serves as counsel. Shipman has significant experience in rendering tax advice with respect to structuring and negotiating mergers and acquisitions, addressing tax issues for securitization transactions, as well as advising charities and other tax-exempt organizations on a variety of tax and legal issues.

Shipman taught as an adjunct professor at the University of Kansas School of Business in the spring of 2015 before joining the Helzberg School of Management as a full-time professor. After earning his bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Northern Iowa in 1997 and being a CPA since 1997, Shipman went on to earn a J.D. degree from the University of Kansas School of Law and an LL.M. degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law.


LL.M., University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2005
J.D., University of Kansas, 2003
B.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1997


Courses Taught:

  • Taxation of Business Enterprises