Frank Taylor’s practice emphasizes probate, estate planning and business law. He has practiced in Johnson County since 1975 representing individual and business clients on issues that are important to them. He has extensive experience in estate planning, drafting wills and trusts, estate administration, preparing related tax returns, and estate and trust litigation at both the trial and appellate court levels. He has represented small and large corporations in initial start up, expansion, merger, acquisition and liquidation of corporate and partnership entities, both general and limited. He is the author of two chapters of the Kansas Bar Association's Kansas Estate Administration Handbook, and a chapter in the Kansas Corporation Law Handbook. He has frequently acted as a presenter at estate and trust law, business law and real estate seminars. He is Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.
Mr. Taylor served from August 1, 1999, to March 31, 2011, as president and CEO of the Olathe Chamber of Commerce. In this capacity, he supervised a staff of 18 people in providing small business services, economic development support and convention and tourism activities. The Olathe Chamber of Commerce was accredited in 2008 by the U. S. Chamber of Commerce as one of 41 five-star Chambers of Commerce (out of nearly 7,000 Chambers nationwide).
Mr. Taylor was a member of the Board of Education of Olathe USD #233 from 1987 to 2003 and was its President 1990-91, 1993-4, and 1999-2000. He served in 1992 on the Kansas Commission for Education Restructuring and Accountability, and has been involved in many facets of the education improvement process on local, state, and national levels. He serves as Chancellor of the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas.
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University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, J.D., 1975
U.S. Naval Nuclear Power School, Vallejo, California, 1969
Doane College, Crete, Nebraska, B.A., 1967
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Direct Line: (913) 210-8348