Jessica L. Stoppel

Jessica Stoppel

Email: jlstoppel@cml-law.com

vcard
Download VCard

Areas of Concentration:

Jessica focuses her practice in the areas of estate planning, long-term care & Medicaid planning, elder law, probate & trust administration, real estate, and business law.

Her experience at preparing comprehensive estate plans; including wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, powers of attorney, and healthcare directives, allows her to help each client develop an estate plan that is personalized to their individual needs.  In addition, she advises her clients on the issues encountered in long-term care planning, particularly access to Medicaid benefits. Jessica has experience assisting families through the complex Division of Assets and Medicaid application process, and she has experience counseling families of aging clients and special needs families on complicated legal issues such as: asset preservation, access public benefits, special needs trusts, and guardianship and conservatorship proceedings. Jessica can also assist clients with the formation of corporations, LLCs, and partnerships, deed preparation, and residential or commercial real estate transactions.

General Background Information:

Jessica hails from the small town of Gorham, Kansas. She attended Kansas State University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Marketing and Leadership Studies in 2009. Jessica is a 2012 graduate of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

Jessica and her husband, Blake, reside in Salina with their two young children, Colt and Chloe.

Education:

Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (B.S., magna cum laude, 2009)

University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver, CO (J.D., 2012)

Professional Affiliations:

Kansas Bar Association

Saline-Ottawa County Bar Association

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), Member

Kansas Chapter of NAELA, Secretary & Education Committee Member

Kansas Women Attorneys Association, Member

Presentations:

Farm & Ranch Estate Planning

Estate Planning for Young Professionals

Eight Reasons to have an Estate Plan

Estate and Long-Term Care Planning

Estate Planning for Growing Families

Essential Estate Planning Documents, Long-term Care & Medicaid Planning

Community:

Sunflower Adult Day Services, Board Member

Salina Area United Way, HR Committee Member

Noon Network AMBUCS, Member

Professional Business Network of Salina, Member & Secretary

Salina Area Young Professionals, Member

Immanuel Lutheran Church, Member

Prior Experience:
Associate Attorney, Davis & McCann, P.A., Dodge City, Kansas (2012-2015)