Robert Vancrum

Robert Vancrum

Overland Park, Kansas

Bob Vancrum has over 35 years of experience with Estate Planning, Trusts, Probate, Wills, Small Business Agreements and Transactions, organization and representation. He has a strong commercial real estate background. A strong tax and tax incentive background complements his extensive experience in business continuity, purchases and sales of businesses, buy-sell agreements and estate planning, where he has utilized every significant planning tool, including wills, revocable living trusts, irrevocable life insurance trusts, asset protection trusts and special needs trusts, and charitable remainder trusts, foundation and NFP law.

Bob has enjoyed the AV Highest Rating on the premier peer rating service for over 35 years. He has taught many seminars on estate planning, tax issues and business continuity or succession – including ones for lawyers and accountants.  

Licensed in both Kansas and Missouri, Overland Park, KS lawyer Robert Vancrum creates custom wills and trusts for individuals and succession plans for business clients throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area. The Vancrum Law Firm LLC offers a free, no-obligation initial consultation to review your goals and options. Bob will describe the options available to you and usually can quote a flat fee estimate of costs at the end of the consultation.

Bob is also active with Safe Home and MOCSA, COR United Methodist, and Past President of the Overland Park Rotary Club and was awarded 1998's Most Distinguished Service Award even before he was president. He enjoys golf, reading and writing, and spending time with Joyce - he wife over 40 years, and their two children and grandchildren.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1971
  • Kansas, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas


  • University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 1971
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri
    • LL.M. - 1980
    • Major: Taxation
  • University of Kansas
    • B.A. - 1968
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: English

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Section of Taxation, Corporate Tax Committee
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar