Webster L. Golden — Lawyer in Lawrence, KS

Webster L. Golden

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning (Wills & Trusts)
  • Tax
  • Corporate (Business Org. & Counsel)


Virginia Bar, 1969

District of Columbia and U.S. Tax Court, 1970

Kansas Bar, 1974

Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 1994


University of Kansas; B.A., 1966

  • Associate Professor, KU School of Law, 1972-1977
  • Lecturer in Law, Business Planning and Taxation, KU School of Law, 1977-2013

University of Virginia; LL.B., 1969

  • Notes and Comments Editor, Virginia Law Review, 1968-1969


Mr. Golden received his undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Kansas and his law degree from the University of Virginia. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America. He is a fellow of the American College of Trusts and Estate Counsel and the American Bar Foundation. He is a member of the Douglas County Kansas Bar Association, the Kansas Bar Association, and the American Bar Association (Member, Taxation Section).


Listed in:
The Best Lawyers in America®, 1983-2021

Previously named 2014 “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers® in the practice area of Corporate Law in Kansas City, Kansas

Previously named 2011 “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers® in the practice area of Trusts and Estates Law in Kansas City, Kansas

Super Lawyers, Missouri & Kansas, 2005-2012

American College of Trusts and Estate Counsel

American Bar Foundation

Douglas County Kansas Bar Association

Kansas Bar Association

American Bar Association, Member, Taxation Section

Community Service:
Douglas County Community Foundation, Chair, 2014-2015

Douglas County Historical Society, Treasurer, 2014

Cottonwood, Inc., Board, 1975-present