Michael Clutter received his Juris Doctor from Washburn University School of Law in 1971. He received his B.S. in Accounting from Kansas State University in 1968. He began his legal career as Assistant Kansas Supreme Court Reporter, and later joined the firm of Irwin, Irwin, Clutter and Schoengert in 1972. That firm eventually evolved into Clutter & Aadalen.
Mr. Clutter’s professional experience has been concentrated in business related transactions, estate planning, wills and trusts preparation, and trust and probate estate litigation. Mr. Clutter previously served as Treasurer of the Topeka Bar Association. He also has received special commendation from the Kansas Bar Association for his pro bono efforts through the years. He has spoken on estate planning topics for trust departments, numerous public forums, and continuing education seminars.
Mr. Clutter is a member of the Topeka Bar Association and the Kansas Bar Association’s Real Estate, Probate and Trust section. He is licensed to practice in the State of Kansas, the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, and the U.S. Tax Court. He has previously served on the Kansas Supreme Court Judicial Council Probate Committee.
Since graduating from law school, Mr. Clutter has been active in numerous civic and charitable organizations. He has served as a Deacon of the Topeka Bible Church, on the Board of Directors of the Topeka Tennis Association, and on the Board of Directors of Brewster Place Retirement Community. He has also coached and been involved in youth sports activities for many years.
Mr. Clutter was born and raised in Larned, Kansas. He and his wife, Pam, have two sons.