Russell Utter Jr.

Russell Utter Jr.

Lenexa, Kansas

Russell joined Kevan D. Acord P.A. (now known as BridgeBulder Tax + Legal Services P.A.) in 2012. He is licensed to practice in both Kansas and Missouri. Russell works with a variety of clients including individuals, small businesses, and private investors providing a wide range of transactional legal services. His focus includes providing services in the following areas: estate planning and wealth preservation, business succession planning, probate and trust administration, asset protection strategies for individuals and small businesses, mergers and acquisitions, tax planning techniques for individuals and small businesses, real estate transactions, and entity formation and compliance.

Russell graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law (UMKC) earning several awards and honors including the top grade in 5 of his law school classes and receiving 1st Place in the Kansas City Estate Planning Symposium (KCEPS) writing competition. While at UMKC, he was a member of the law review and was twice published for estate planning related articles. Russell now serves on the planning committee of KCEPS and is a member of the KCMBA.

In his free time, Russell enjoys hunting, fishing, cycling, and watching sports.

Russell can be reached at (913) 956-3982.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2012

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning and Wealth Preservation
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Probate and Trust Administration
  • Asset Protection Strategies for Individuals and Small Businesses
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Tax Planning Techniques for Individuals and Small Businesses
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Entity Formation and Compliance

Bar Admissions

  • Kansas
  • Missouri


  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Top grade in 5 of the law school classes
    • Honors: 1st Place in the Kansas City Estate Planning Symposium (KCEPS) writing competition
    • Law Review: University of Missouri Law Review, Member