Kevin J. Arnel - Foulston Siefkin LLP

Kevin J. Arnel

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 316-291-9761

Kevin Arnel is the firm’s managing partner. Mr. Arnel has an extensive legal practice in the areas of tax exempt organizations, real estate, general business and estate planning.  Kevin is often requested to assist clients in a capacity similar to that of an in-house general counsel. In that strategic role, he advises clients on the difficult issues and challenging opportunities confronting them on a daily basis.  Kevin advises a diverse group of public charities, private foundations, and other tax exempt organizations regarding formation, operation, real estate, general business and compliance issues. Kevin also assists for-profit business clients with a wide range of real estate transactions including commercial and residential property leasing, acquisitions and development. He has broad experience working with small business owners, family-owned businesses, and professionals on general business issues and the development of simple and complex estate/succession plans.  Kevin enjoys Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory’s highest "AV" rating for lawyers and is listed in the Best Lawyers of America as a leading tax and non-profit attorney in the United States.

Southern Methodist UniversityBA 1984Washburn UniversityJ.D. 1987
Leadership WichitaGreater Wichita Economic Development Coalition Leadership CouncilWichita Business Coalition on Health CareSedgwick County Zoological Society, Inc.United Way 2011 CampaignAmerican Bar Association Kansas Bar AssociationKansas Bar FoundationWichita Bar Foundation

Client Comments

"Kevin is a consummate professional who cares about his clients and their needs. He is always quick in responding to our questions and makes himself accessible by phone, e-mail, and appointments, to whatever degree will work for us. He capably separates the trees from the forest in any legal problem and provides clear options. His experience with a range of nonprofits is particularly helpful to us as a philanthropy, dealing with not only our issues, but frequently those of other funding partners and grantees."

-Kim Moore
United Methodist Health Ministry Fund

"Kevin is sound in his legal reasoning and wise in the practical application of the law. He engages with clients with an obvious desire to accomplish their goals and a respect for the missions of their organizations."

-Kim Moore
United Methodist Health Ministry Fund

Office Location

1551 N Waterfront Parkway, #100
Wichita, KS 67206-4466
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Non-Profit / Charities Law of the Wichita Metro Area2015 Lawyer of the Year in Non-Profit / Charities Law of the Wichita Metro Area
Kevin J. Arnel has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Kevin J. Arnel has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Non-Profit / Charities Law
Tax Law