Kansas City Business Attorney | Swanson Bernard

Roger T. Hurwitz


Roger T. Hurwitz


Roger’s knowledge of estate and tax planning extends beyond the firm and into the Kansas City area. He frequently shares his expertise as a speaker before the Estate Planning Councils and at University and Bar sponsored continuing legal education seminars. For over 24 years, he presented the estate and gift tax portion of the annual tax update seminar sponsored by the Law School of UMKC and the Lawyers Association. He is the 2004 Recipient of the Donald Chisholm Award presented by the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation in recognition of his involvement in local charitable activities.

Practice Areas


  • Missouri

Professional Affiliations

  • President of the Lawyers Association of Kansas City, the Estate Planning Council of Kansas City and the Heart of America Tax Institute

  • Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Council

  • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation

Honors and Awards

  • Donald Chisholm Award, Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, 2004


  • L.L.M., New York University, 1952

  • L.L.B., University of Missouri – Columbia, 1951

  • B.A., University of Missouri – Columbia, 1949