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James Randall Gardner

James Randall Gardner

also known as Randy Gardner, JD, LLM, MBA, CPA

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  1. Tax: 50%
    36 years, 4 thousand cases
  2. Estate Planning: 50%
    33 years, 500 cases



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Estate Plan, Inc.

10955 Lowell Avenue
Suite 900
Overland Park, KS, 66210


KSAuthorized to practice law198310/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
5 Star Wealth ManagerCrescendo Business Services2010
5 Star Wealth ManagerCrescendo Business Services2009
Certified Public AccountantKansas Board of Accountancy1979
Outstanding Educator AwardMissouri Society of CPAsN/A
Cum laudeHarvard UniversityN/A
Cray Award for Innovative TeachingUniversity of Missouri - Kansas CityN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyEstate Plan, Inc.2008 - Present
ProfessorUniversity of Missouri - Kansas City1983 - Present
AttorneyLaw Office of J. Randall Gardner1983 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
WealthCounselDirector2008 - Present
Financial Planning AssociationBoard of Directors1999 - Present
Missouri Society of CPAs Personal Financial Planning CommitteeChairN/A
Certified Financial Planner Board of StandardsExaminerN/A
Kansas Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Estate Planning SymposiumBoard of DirectorsN/A
Consumer Credit CounselingChairmanN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Wealth Builders Press101 Tax Saving Ideas2011
Journal of Financial PlanningProtecting Your Child's Inheritance: The Beneficiary Controlled Trust2011
National Underwriter publicationTax Facts2011
Journal of Financial PlanningTax Ramifications and Opportunities Under the New Healthcare Act2010
Journal of Financial PlanningKeeping the Vacation Home in the Family - Another Use of Limited Liability Companies2010
Journal of Financial PlanningAre Your Client Files Clean?2010
National Underwriter publicationTools and Techniques of Income Tax Planning2009
Journal of Financial PlanningTwelve Indicators You Need to Update Your Estate Plan2009
Journal of Financial PlanningTax Aspects of Life Settlement Arrangements2009
WealthCounselWealthCounsel Estate Planning Strategies2009
Journal of Financial PlanningMany Planning Opportunities Available in the Government's Response to the Economic Downturn2009
Journal of Financial PlanningMany Estate Planning Strategies Provide Benefits in Low-Interest-Rate Environment2008
Tax IdeasNew Rules Affect Dependant Care Credit or Exclusion Choice2002
Tax IdeasMarried Filing Separately1996
Taxation For AccountantsDeduction for Stock Redemption Loan Fees is Unsettled1995
Tax IdeasIndividual Net Operating Losses1995
The Tax Adviser (AICPA)Minimum Tax Credits are Limited1988
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1986
University of Kansas School of LawBusiness and Tax LawJD - Juris Doctor1981
University of KansasAccountingMBA - Master of Business Administration1981
Harvard UniversityPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Continuing Education ConferenceTax and Estate Planning Update2011
California Society of Certified Public AccountantsAdvanced Personal Financial Planning Update2010
Orange County Bar AssociationTax and Estate Planning Update2009
California Society of Certified Public AccountantsAdvanced Financial Planning Update2009
WealthCounsel Annual ConferenceEstate Planning Update2008
Continuing Education ConferenceAdvanced Personal Financial Planning Update2008
Rotary ClubTax and Estate Planning UpdateN/A