Our People

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

Maureen Lester Vice President, Trust Officer


Personal trust administration for special needs trusts


Joined Midwest Trust after practicing elder law and special needs law in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

Maureen’s focus in her private practice was assisting clients in planning for their future long-term care needs and to ensure they left a legacy to their family members, specifically those family members with special needs.


BS, University of Missouri

JD, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Professional / Civic Affiliations

Kansas Bar Association, Member

Missouri Bar Association, Member

Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Probate & Estate Planning Committee, 2019 Chair

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Programs & Publications Steering Committee, Member

Missouri Chapter of National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Board Member

Kansas Chapter of National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 2020 President

Association of Women Lawyers, Member & Connections Mentee

Military Matters Volunteer Attorney & Steering Committee, Member

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