Evelyn Gwin Mangan

  • Sole Practitioner


Springfield, MO






Areas Of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Probate and Trust Administration
  • Probate and Trust Litigation
  • Estate and Gift Taxation
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Estate Administration
  • Business Transactions
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Business Organizations
  • Trusts
  • Entity Formation

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 2001


  • Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D. - 1981
  • Drury University, Springfield, Missouri
    • A.B. - 1977
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Departmental Honors in Political Science and History

Published Works

  • Authored Chapter 3, "Application for Letters, Qualification or Representatives, and Bond", Missouri Bar Desk Book Missouri Estate Administration, Fifth Edition


  • Presenter for numerous seminars addressing valuation issues for estate tax purposes, probate administration, and non-probate transfers.

Honors and Awards

  • Springfield Business Journal - One of 20 Most Influential Women in Business
  • Leadership Springfield Class XXII - Affiliate of Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Phi Alpha Theta History Fraternity
  • Sigma Alpha Iota Music Fraternity
  • Alpha Lambda Delta Scholastic Honorary Fraternity

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Missouri Bar, Member
  • Probate and Trust Committee of SMBA
  • Greene County Estate Planning Council, Member (Former Board Member)
  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, Member (Former Board Member)

Past Employment Positions

  • Blackwell Sanders Peper Martin LLP/Husch Blackwell Sanders, LLP., Partner
  • Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Hearing Officer
  • Poole, Croessman & Stevens/Poole, Stevens and Wieland P.C., Associate

Pro Bono Activities

  • Rotary Club of Springfield, Missouri, Member
  • Community Foundation of the Ozarks (Former Board Member)
  • Christ Episcopal Church Foundation, Board Member (Former President)
  • Wilson's Creek National Battlefield Foundation, Board Member
  • Discovery Center of Springfield (Former Board Member)
  • GYN Cancers Alliance Board (Former Director and Board President)
  • Springfield Regional Opera (Former Director and Board President)
  • Junior League of Springfield, Sustaining Member


  • English


  • Kappa Delta

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