John F. Thompson, II, Shareholder Attorney

John Thompson assists families and business owners in the Kansas City area with estate planning, wills, trusts, banking, business formation, business succession planning, asset protection planning, contracts and general corporate matters.

Prior to joining Kennedy Berkley John worked for a China focused private equity fund with approximately $300 million under management where he handled the sourcing, due diligence and reporting requirements for the firm’s equity investments in Hong Kong and mainland China. John also worked in the private client services division of Great Plains Trust Company in Overland Park, Kansas advising clients in the areas of investment management, estate planning and pension plan design.

John works primarily in the Olathe office.


Kansas State University, B.S. in Business Administration, 2003
University of Kansas School of Law, JD, 2007


United States District Court, District of Kansas
United Sates District Court, District of Western Missouri
State of Kansas
State of Nebraska