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Achieving Your Goals and Protecting Your Success by Experience, Skill and Exceeding Expectations.Helping clients easily understand estate planning concepts and skillfully implementing their plans.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal||US Navy||2016|
|Meritorious Service Medal||US Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps||2014|
|Rear Admiral Hugh H. Howell Jr. Award of Excellence||Assistant Deputy Judge Advocate General of the Navy||2012|
|Navy Commendation Medal||US Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps||2012|
|Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation||Washington State Bar Association||2012|
|Certificate of Appreciation for Veterans Pro Bono Work||Kitsap County Board of Commissioners||2011|
|Certificate of Appreciation for Veterans Pro Bono Work||Kitsap County Board of Commissioners||2010|
|Navy Commendation Medal||US Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps||2009|
|Heart Saver Hero Award||American Heart Association||2008|
|Navy Commendation Medal||US Navy Judge Advocate Generals Corps||2007|
|Rear Admiral Hugh H. Howell Jr. Award of Excellence||Assistant Deputy Judge Advocate General of the Navy||2007|
|Navy Commendation Medal||US Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps||2000|
|Partner||John Kenney & Associates, PLLC||2015 - Present|
|Captain||United States Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps||1995 - Present|
|Partner||Luce Kenney & Associates, PS||2012 - 2015|
|Partner||Luce, Lineberry Kenney, PS||2010 - 2012|
|Partner||Lineberry Kenney, PLLC||2004 - 2010|
|Senior Associate Attorney||Deloitte Tax, LLP||2002 - 2004|
|Managing Attorney||Lodmell & Lodmell, PC||2000 - 2002|
|Legal Assistance Attorney and Defense Counsel||Us Navy Judge Advocate Generals' Corps, Navy Legal Service Office Northwest||1997 - 2000|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Blanket Coverage, The Richard Sherman Family Foundation||Director and General Counsel||2013 - Present|
|Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce||Former Vice President, current member||2012 - Present|
|Harrison Medical Center Foundation||Board Member||2011 - Present|
|Estate Planning Council of Kitsap County||Past President/Member||2003 - Present|
|Bremerton Historic Ships' Association||Former Board Member||2010 - 2015|
|Winters v Sargent||We prevailed on summary judgment and recovered over $3,000.00 in attorney's fees for my client.|
|See all legal cases|
|National Business Institute CLE Material||Cutting Edge Asset Protection Skills and Techniques||2011|
|Washington CEO Magazine||Can Your Business Be Stolen||2007|
|Lineberry Kenney, PLLC website||7 Deadly Sins of Business Owners||2006|
|Puget Sound Business Journal||Property Owners Have Ways to Protect Themselves||2006|
|Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal||Will Your Business Survive You?||2006|
|Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal||It Takes More Than A Business Plan To Protect Your Assets||2006|
|Lineberry Kenney website||Understanding Revocable Living Trusts||2004|
|Lineberry Kenney website||Seven Myths of Estate Planning||2004|
|Lineberry Kenney website||Toward a Zero Estate Tax and a Good Conscience with Charitable Estate Planning||2004|
|University of Washington School of Law||Taxation||LL.M - Master of Laws||2004|
|University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1997|
|Brigham Young University||History||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1993|
|Navy Region Legal Service Office Northwest||Distressed Real Estate and Options For Homeowners||2013|
|Harrison Medical Center||Fiscal Cliff Legislation and How it Affects Your Estate Plan||2013|
|Advanced Estate Planning for Advisors||Advanced Estate Planning||2012|
|Vista Financial Planning Group Webinar||IRA and Retirement Plan Protection||2011|
|Vista Financial Planning Group Webinar||Charitable Estate Planning||2011|
|Vista Financial Planning Group Webinar||Business Planning and Structures||2011|
|Vista Financial Planning Group Webinar||Asset Protection Overview||2011|
|Vista Financial Planning Group Webinar||Estate Planning Basics||2011|
|Viking Bank||Self Directed Investing for IRA and Retirement Plans||2011|
|Lunch and Learn for Attorneys, Accountants and Financial Professionals||Charitable Estate Planning Strategies Every Planner Should Know||2011|
|Legacy Financial Group||Asset Protection Strategies for Real Estate Investors||2011|
|Harrison Medical Center||Estate Planning for Charitable Donors||2011|
|Harrison Medical Center||Advanced Medical Directives||2011|
|Cutting-Edge Asset Protection Skills and Techniques seminar for attorneys and professionals||Retirement Fund Planning and Protection||2011|
|Cutting-Edge Asset Protection Skills and Techniques seminar for attorneys and professionals||Sophisticated Insurance Planning||2011|
|Cutting-Edge Asset Protection Skills and Techniques seminar for attorneys and professionals||Advanced Real Estate Protection||2011|
|Cutting-Edge Asset Protection Skills and Techniques seminar for attorneys and professionals||Going Offshore||2011|
|Cutting-Edge Asset Protection Skills and Techniques seminar for attorneys and professionals||Business Entities||2011|
|Cutting-Edge Asset Protection Skills and Techniques seminar for attorneys and professionals||Laying the Groundwork for Asset Protection||2011|
|Building Strength Webinars||Asset Protection Overview||2011|
|Windermere Senior Real Estate Specialist Course||Estate Planning Fundamentals||2010|
|Vestus||Proper Entity Structuring for Real Estate Investing||2010|
|Real Estate Association of Puget Sound Boot Camp||Structuring Your Real Estate Investment Business For Asset Protection and Tax Reduction||2010|
Posted by Elizabeth
With the sudden diagnosis of my husband’s aggressive brain tumor, we were fortunately referred to Attorney John Kenney in Poulsbo.
My husband and I felt relieved by John’s compassion for our situation, and then comfortable with his organized and experienced handling of our estate planning needs. During our first session, legal matters were explained in plain English, and repeated patiently when asked again and again.
John’s knowledge in Estate Planning left us feeling that he would take care of our legal matters, while we concentrated on living the rest of the year to its fullest.
The Estate Planning Portfolio, prepared by John and Colleen of his staff, was clearly tabbed for easy retrieval and access by family members. He felt a need to review the Estate Planning Documents with our adult son as well. This would make it easier for any future interactions.
Within a year my husband passed away, and John helped us immensely with the Trust administration, working with our financial advisor and CPA. What a comfort that was.
John responded promptly to all our questions and concerns, and kept us informed of the status of legal matters. In the last 5 years, I have continued to rely on his office for related legal matters, and feel grateful that he is always available to help me and my family.
Posted by STEVEN
John is a very ethical and saavy attorney with special interests in estate planning and real estate. He is very easy to understand and has a passion for legal issues surrounding an estate, trusts and real estate transactions. I recommend him without reservations.
Posted by Jeffrey
I am a medical professional and I am NOT easy to work with. I am critical and very particular when it comes to professional services. I first met Mr. Kenney for estate planning and asset protection needs. His ability to sit with me and my wife for several hours to first understand our needs and then to make clear his recommendations was extraordinary. In very understandable, non-legal terms he was able to communicate to us the proper structure for our family's optimal position to manage against the vagaries of life, and to have our family protected were something to happen to me or my wife. He went on to deliver an amazing product, very fairly priced and with remarkable access for clarification or other questions that required his interpretation.
Since our initial professional engagement with him we have had several other professional encounters with Mr. Kenney and the same expedited, well thought out and professional service was rendered. It should also be mentioned that the experience of his professional staff is clearly top notch, as my interactions with them have always produced whatever result was desired. The office is responsive --Mr Kenney responds to emails consistently within 24 hours, but usually within only several hours. I had a closing for a particular investment on December 31st, and the office paralegal basically jumped through rings of fire to get the work done in time to be able to fund the investment.
Beyond his own very affable style and professional expertise Mr Kenney has associates in related, but non-legal fields that complement what he does. Currently my insurance broker, CPA and the custodian of my self-directed IRA (created by Mr. Kenney) are referrals from his network of professionals. When the original custodian was bought out and the new company stopped managing self-directed IRAs he had me in touch with another equally as qualified office in less than 30 minutes (honest)! My experience with Mr. Kenney is such that I can recommend him without reservation for estate planning, asset protection, self-directed IRA, or LLC needs. I suspect there is more he does with equal aplomb, but I have not sought his counsel in any other area than those mentioned above.
Sarah Sannes, Family Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
John is widely regarded as a local expert in the area of Trusts and Estates, so when I had a complicated trust issue arise a family law case I was working on, I sought a legal opinion from John. He was quick to complete the opinion, which was thorough and helped my client better understand the some of the more nuanced issues with their trust and how it intersected with potential outcomes in their family law matter. John is friendly, well respected and I often refer clients with complicated trust and estate issues to him for representation.
Douglass Lodmell, Trusts Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
I wholeheartedly endorse Mr. Kenney. I have known John for decades, have worked alongside John in the same firm, have worked with him as co-counsel many times, and can therefore recommend him without any reservation. John offers his clients the highest care and expertise in estate planning, asset protection, and business planning, and is a trusted counselor in Washington State. Whether you are in need of a simple update to your existing planning, or have complex estate and business planning needs, John will provide you with excellent advice, service and support, and do so with a high degree of compassion and diligence.
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