About Richard J. Herndon Attorney at Law
Rick Herndon has been practicing in the areas of Estate Planning, Probate Avoidance, Living Trusts, and Estate Settlement for over 32 years. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Northeast Missouri State University (Now Truman State University) and his Law Degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. Clients include individuals with estates of all sizes as well as small business owners throughout the Midwest. Rick is a member of Wealth Counsel, a nationwide organization of attorneys dedicated to providing their clients with highly personalized, state of the art planning, as well as a member of Elder Counsel.
He has taught classes on Estate Planning and Living Trusts for various organizations and has also presented his own seminars in those areas. Rick’s practice philosophy centers on educating clients as to their options and implementing their wishes using team based approach which may involve other financial advisers and consultants.
Rick has been extremely active in civic affairs. He has previously served on the Kearney Board of Education; as a Director of the Kearney Fire and Rescue Protection District, and has also served on the Pastoral Council of the Church of the Annunciation in Kearney, and is an active member of the Knights of Columbus. Rick has coached youth baseball and softball for over fifteen years. He and his wife, Cheryl, have been married for 37 years and have three children and eight grandchildren.