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Heather Leigh Counts

Heather Leigh Counts

also known as Heather Counts Garrett

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Tax, Corporate & Incorporation

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Estate Planning: 50%
  2. Corporate & Incorporation: 25%
  3. Tax: 25%

Attorney Endorsements

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    I endorse this lawyer. Heather is a hard-working, caring professional, who will go the nine yards for her clients. In my view, she is a rising young star in the KC estate planning community.

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    Robert Kirkland
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

910 One Main Plaza
4435 Main Street
Kansas City, MO, 64111

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
KSAuthorized to practice law200108/09/2015
MOGood Standing, Active200001/08/2013

Professional Misconduct

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Owner / PrincipalThe Counts Law Firm, LLC2009 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorUMKC School of Law2008 - Present
Of CounselVincent Fontg & Hansen LLC2006 - 2009
Director of Planned GivingHeart of America United Way2005 - 2006
AssociateSpencer Fane Britt & Browne, LLP2000 - 2005

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Kansas City Estate Planning Symposium CommitteeDirector2009 - Present
Kansas Bar AssociationN/A2001 - Present
Missouri Bar AssociationN/A2000 - Present
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar AssociationN/A2000 - Present
Estate Planning Society of Kansas CityBoard of DirectorsN/A

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Kansas School of LawN/AJuris Doctor2000
Missouri State UniversityAccountingBachelor of Science1996

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Recent Developments in Federal TaxesEthical Issues for the Tax Practitioner2011
Annual Estate & Trust InstitutePlanning for the Seriously Ill2010
Advanced Business PlanningCo-Chair & Co-Moderator2010
LGBT Legal IssuesEstate & Trust Issues for the LGBT Community2009
Annual Estate & Trust InstituteNavigating the Law's Highest Duty: Serving as a Trustee without Becoming a Defendant2003