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Assisting you with your financial goals is a privilege. At Midwest Trust, it’s an honor we take seriously.

Elvin Knight Managing Director, Wealth and Family Office


Family office services and administration


Over 30 years of experience with an emphasis in all aspects of tax and estate planning. Elvin is versed in the utilization and coordination of family limited partnerships, private foundations, life insurance and employee benefits in the estate planning process.


JD, University of Kentucky

LLM in Tax, University of Missouri - Kansas City

Professional / Civic Affiliations

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, fellow

Heart of America Tax Institute, past chair

The Estate Planning Society of Kansas City, member

Missouri Bar Association, member

Heart of America United Way, volunteer

Missouri Repertory Theater, Planned Giving Committee, member

Saint’s Luke’s Foundation Planned Giving Committee, member

Estate Planning Society Hall of Fame, Lifetime Achievement Award

Federal Estate Planning Symposium, former chair

Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Tax Committee, former member

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