JAMES L. KENNEDY, JR.

Mr. Kennedy was born in Houston, Texas on November 7, 1951 and received his B.B.A. degree in Accounting from Stephen F. Austin University in 1973.   He has received two law degrees, a  J.D. from South Texas College of Law in 1979 and a LL.M. with an emphasis in taxation from Southern Methodist University in 1982.   Mr. Kennedy is also a Certified Public Accountant, although he does not actively practice accounting.   He spent eight years with the Internal Revenue Service from 1974-1983.   He spent seven years as an adjunct professor with the Graduate School of Management at the University of Dallas teaching tax management and planning.   He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Dallas Bar Association, the Colorado Bar Association, and the State Bar of Texas.  Mr. Kennedy practices in the area of taxation with a strong emphasis on tax controversies, tax planning and estate planning.

Mr. Kennedy has been a tax professional for 40 years. It started when he became an employee of the Internal Revenue Service in January of 1974.  He worked as a Revenue Agent, an Appeals Officer and as Appeals Manager while with the IRS.  He became a Texas CPA in 1982.  This gives him additional insight into his area of specialization.  Mr. Kennedy now practices law in Dallas.  He also spent time with Ernst & Whinney as a tax controversy specialist.  He has been lead counsel in several complex tax litigation matters.

He is licensed to practice law in both Texas and Colorado.

 

 

- PRACTICES

Estate Planning and Individual Wealth Management

Tax Law

 

- REPRESENTATIVE ENGAGEMENTS

Tax Court Litigation - Lead Counsel for Whitehall Capital Tax
Shelter Litigation.

Collection Due Process Appeals.

Offer in Compromises.

IRS Appeals Representations.

 

- EDUCATION

Stephen F. Austin University (B.B.A 1973)

South Texas College of Law (J.D. 1979)

Southern Methodist University (LL.M. 1982)

 

- AFFILIATIONS

State Bar of Texas

 Dallas Bar Association

 Colorado Bar Association

 State Bar of Colorado

 Texas State Board of Public Accountancy

 Rotary International

 IRS Appeals Officer and Manager

 General Counsel for Whitehall Capital Corporation

 Supervisor for Ernst & Whinney

 United States Tax Court

 Federal District Court (Northern District of Texas)

E: jkennedy@gpm-law.com

T: 972-419-8321

F: 972-419-8329

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