About Us

Family-Owned And Family-Operated Law Firm

Our firm was established was founded by attorney Brett Chapin in Shawnee to provide exceptional legal services on a personal level.

Attorney - Brett Chapin

More than 20 years ago, attorney Brett Chapin began his professional career as a certified public accountant (CPA) with a major firm in Kansas City. He entered the legal community in 1999, focusing on complicated tax planning and structures. After gaining valuable training and experience at well-respected law firms, he decided to start his own practice so that he could spend more time working on a personal level with his clients.

Areas Of Practice

  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Business Organizations
  • Contracts
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Taxation Law
  • Trusts
  • Wills
  • Assess Protection
  • Like-Kind Exchanges


Paralegal - Sheila Fanning

Sheila was born and raised on her family farm just outside Eskridge, Kansas. After school, Sheila married her high school sweetheart and raised her two boys. Outside of work, Sheila enjoys spending time with her family and walking their dog, Buddy. She is also a huge K-State Wildcat fan and enjoys rubbing in the victories K-State has over Brett and Kristen’s Jayhawks. Sheila also enjoys cheering on the Chiefs and being involved in her church community at Westside Family Church.

Sheila has over 30 years of clerical support and paralegal experience. She spent time in the District Attorney’s Office in Fort Morgan, Colorado, in the Public Defender’s Office in Sioux City, Iowa, and in the Johnson County District Attorney’s Office where she met and worked with Kristen Shelley-Chapin. Sheila joined the Chapin Law Firm, LLC in 2007. Since then she has become very familiar with the many aspects of tax, bankruptcy and estate planning. Sheila also handles the day to day contact with our clients.

We take the time to get to know every client as well as their case. You can turn to our law firm to resolve a wide range of legal matters involving bankruptcy, tax, business, probate and estate law.

A Community Law Firm | Be Treated Like A Part Of Our Family

Our entire staff take pride in living where they work. We are invested in our community and try to give back by sponsoring local events such as:

  • Shawnee Wheels and Dreams Car Show
  • Old Shawnee Days
  • Historical Hauntings
  • as well as many other community events.

Contact us to schedule your first meeting with our friendly staff. Call us at 913-385-0600send us an email or simply stop by to make an appointment.

We offer free initial consultations for bankruptcy, business and estate matters.

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