Matthew T. Schippers

Matthew T. Schippers
Phone: 316-630-8100, Ext. 241

Matthew Schippers assists in several practice areas at Triplett Woolf Garretson. Matt has experience in matters of estate and gift tax, tax law, estate planning, and corporate law.

Matt was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas. He received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Administration from the University of Kansas in 2008 and his Juris Doctor, Order of the Coif, from the University of Kansas School of Law in 2016. While in law school, Matt served as an Articles Editor for Volume 64 of Kansas Law Review and received the UMB Bank Excellence in Estate Planning Award and the Robert E. Edmunds Prize in Corporation and Securities Law. Matt went on to complete his Masters of Law (LL.M.) in Taxation at New York University School of Law, where he served as a Graduate Staff Editor of the Tax Law Review. Matt also holds a Certified Public Accountant license in the State of Kansas, and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs.

  • Kansas, 2017
  • United States District Court, District of Kansas
  • New York University School of Law (LL.M. in Taxation, 2017)
    • Tax Law Review
  • University of Kansas School of Law (J.D., Order of the Coif, 2016)
    • Kansas Law Review
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Business Planning Seminar, Contract Drafting, Estate Planning Principles, Kansas Supreme Court Research Clinic, Corporate Finance, Advanced Legal Research, Lawyering Skills II
    • Phi Alpha Delta
    • Recipient of the J.L. Weigand, Jr. Notre Dame Legal Education Trust Scholarship
  • University of Kansas (B.S., 2008)
    • Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma
    • Graduated with Highest Distinction
  • “The Debt versus Equity Debacle: A Proposal for Federal Tax Treatment of Corporate Cash Advances, Thin Capitalization, & the Debt-to-Equity Ratio,” 64 u Kan. L. Rev. 527 (2015)
  • “Tax Court Determines Value of Remainder Interest of a NIMCRUT,” J. of Accountancy, Dec. 2015
  • “Goodwill Not Distributed to Sole Shareholder,” J. of Accountancy, Oct. 2014
  • American Bar Association, Tax Section, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Wichita Bar Association
  • KBA Annual Survey of Law Committee
  • Wichita Grand Opera, Board Member, Secretary, and Legal Counsel
  • St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Liturgical Musician
  • J.L. Weigand, Jr. Notre Dame Legal Education Trust, Alumni and Mentor