Casey Connealy
Gaughan & Connealy

4400 College Boulevard, Suite 190
Overland Park, KS 66211
TEL: (913) 262-2000

Gaughan & Connealy Website

About Gaughan & Connealy

Gaughan & Connealy is a firm focusing on estate planning, probate, trust administration and elder law issues. Based in Overland Park, KS, our mission is to provide residents of Overland Park and surrounding areas with quality estate planning resources, such as assistance with Living Trusts, Wills (simple & complex), Probate, Trust Administration, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Irrevocable Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships, and Charitable Giving. When you visit or call our office, we want you to feel comfortable discussing such an important issue concerning both you and your family. We want to arm you with the information you need to make an informed decision about your family's future. Visit our online Estate Planning Information Center to obtain timely, quality information on estate planning and related issues, including complimentary issues of our Special Reports and Estate Planning News articles. Residents of Overland Park and surrounding areas can register to attend our Estate Planning Seminars.

About Casey Connealy

As an attorney in private practice in Kansas City, K.C. Connealy ("Casey") provides a wide range of estate planning services to his clients, with a primary focus on helping them provide for the security of their loved ones, reduce the estate taxes and avoid or at least minimize the costs and delays of probate, all with a well-crafted estate plan. Mr. Connealy, an active member of his community, is well aware of the growing importance of estate planning, and dedicates himself to informing the public of the need for careful attention to their specific situations. He is a frequent speaker on a variety of estate planning topics, regularly presenting educational seminars for the public as well as private groups.

Casey is currently licensed in Kansas and Missouri and has litigated in State and Federal Courts of those jurisdictions as well as being involved in nationwide complex multi-district class action litigation. Through his litigation experience, Casey has developed a unique skill set in identifying client needs and solving their problems efficiently.

Casey is a lifelong resident of Kansas City. He earned his Juris Doctorate and Masters in Business Administration from the University of Kansas.

Casey married his wife right after finishing law school and they currently have three beautiful daughters.

Areas of Practice
Estate Planning
Wills and Trusts
Probate Administration
Trust Administration
Employment Litigation

Bar Admissions Kansas, 2004
Missouri, 2005
U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 2005
U.S. District Court District of Kansas, 2010
U.S. District Court District of Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2010
U.S. District Court District of Northern District of Illinois, 2011

University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, KS
J.D. - 2004

University of Kansas School of Business
MBA - 2004

University of Kansas
Bachelor of Arts - Political Science - 2000

Classes and Seminars
Whistleblower Employment Claims: A Master Course, KCMBA, 2011
An Overview of the Fair Labor Standards Act, Wyandotte County Bar Association, 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships
American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Member
Missouri Bar Association, Member
Kansas Bar Association, Member
National Employment Lawyers Association

Past Employment Positions
Brady & Associates, 2010 - 2012
Walters Bender Strohbehn & Vaughan PC, 2005 - 2010

About the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys

The Academy is a national organization dedicated to promoting excellence in estate planning by providing its exclusive membership of attorneys with up-to-date research on estate and tax planning, educational materials, and other important resources to empower them to provide superior estate planning services. The Academy expects members to have at least 36 hours of legal education each year specifically in estate, tax, probate and/or elder law subjects. To ensure this goal is met, the Academy provides over 40 hours of continuing legal education each year. Since 1993, the Academy has also been a highly-regarded and sought-after resource for attorneys and consumers alike, and has been recognized by Consumer Reports, Suze Orman in her book, 9 Steps to Financial Freedom and numerous times by Money Magazine.