George Schlagel has served as a board member of The Parks and Recreation Foundation of Johnson County and been a member of the Johnson County Park and Recreation District Park and Recreation Commissioners for over 12 years. George is an Accredited Estate Planner through the National Associate on Estate Planners and Councils.
He concentrates his efforts in estate planning, real estate and probate, including drafting wills and trusts, durable powers of attorney, healthcare powers of attorney, living wills, formation of guardianships and conservatorships, planning for medical decision-making and estate and trust administration, including the preparation of estate and gift tax returns. He has substantial experience in estate and trust litigation, which includes the wrongful use of powers of attorney and related breaches of fiduciary duty cases. George also maintains a real estate broker’s license in Kansas and Missouri. His practice is largely transactional work, both commercial and residential, involving buying, selling and related matters.
George is a past president and 40-year member of both the Olathe Area Chamber of Commerce and the Olathe Noon Rotary Club, as well as an active member in various other civic and business organizations in the Kansas City area. He is also a member of the Johnson County, Kansas, Missouri and the American Bar Associations and the Kansas City Estate Planning Society.
Schlagel received a Bachelor’s of Science in Business with distinction from the University of Kansas and his Juris Doctor from the University of Kansas School of Law.