Christopher R. Hoyt

Professor of Law 2-511 LAW
Phone: 816-235-2395 Website: Publications Blog: Christopher R. Hoyt
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Chris Hoyt teaches courses in the areas of federal taxation, business organizations, retirement plans and tax-exempt organizations. Previously, he was with the law firm of Spencer, Fane, Britt and Browne in Kansas City, Mo. He received an undergraduate degree in economics from Northwestern University and dual law and accounting degrees from the University of Wisconsin.

He is currently the chair of the American Bar Association’s Committee on Lifetime and Testamentary Charitable Gift Planning (Section of Probate and Trust) and serves on the editorial board of Trusts and Estates magazine. He is a frequent speaker at legal and educational programs and has been quoted in numerous publications, including The Wall Street JournalForbesMONEY Magazine and The Washington Post.

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Areas of expertise

Federal taxation, charitable organizations, business law, estates and trusts