Christopher W Dumm

Christopher W. Dumm

Of Counsel

(417) 623-2062

An of counsel attorney of Conroy Baran LLC, Chris has extensive experience representing clients regarding estate planning, trusts, and business succession and tax needs. He is a frequent lecturer at educational events for attorneys, accountants and other professionals on estate, elder law, business and tax planning, business succession, retirement planning, planned charitable giving strategies and family wealth protection.

Chris focuses his practice on financial and healthcare powers of attorney, wills, living wills/advanced medical directives, HIPAA authorizations, deeds, revocable living trusts, life insurance trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts, charitable trusts, intentional grantor irrevocable trusts, family limited partnerships and limited liability companies, corporations (S, C, and Non-profit), buy-sell agreements, estate tax planning strategies, and long-term care planning.

Chris received his bachelor’s degree in business administration at the University of Missouri-Columbia after completing a double major in finance and economics. Chris earned his juris doctor from Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Current and Past Professional Affiliations

Missouri Southern State University – Adjunct Professor

Kansas Bar Association

Missouri Bar Association

Arkansas Bar Association

Texas Bar Association

Virginia Bar Association

Missouri-Kansas Forum of Estate Planning Attorneys

Southwest Missouri Estate Planning Council

Planned Giving Council of the Four States

Midwest Estate and Financial Planning Institute – Founding Member

Wealth Counsel, Elder Counsel

e.Planners Educational Alliance

US Department of Veterans Affairs – Accredited Attorney


Author, Agribusiness: Understanding Grain Marketing Alternatives, Practical Law Finance, Practical Law Company, May, 2014

Recent Business and Community Development and Board of Directors

Board of Directors, Mercy Hospital Foundation – Chair

Missouri Southern State University Lionbacker Steering Committee – President

University of Missouri – Columbia (BSBA, Finance and Economics)
Regent University School of Law (JD)

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