Connie J. Holthaus, CPA joined the law firm in May of 1999. She received a degree in business administration with a major in accounting from Kansas State University. Connie is a certified public accountant with over thirty-two (32) years of tax return preparation experience in the areas of individual, estate, trust, partnership and corporate income tax returns. Connie also works extensively with executors and trustees in administering the accounting for estates and trusts.
Professional Memberships:

  • Kansas Society of CPA’s
  • Kansas Northeast Chapter of CPA’s
  • American Institute of CPA’s

Sharon B. Efird, BA, commenced her career in the legal profession in 1987 as a part-time legal secretary and advanced to her present senior legal assistant position with the firm in 1994. She has extensive experience in estate planning, probate procedures, trust administration and preparation of estate tax returns.

Sharon is involved in preliminary drafting of documents and pleadings, valuing estate and trust assets and works closely with clients and attorneys in the probate and administration of estates and trusts.