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The Counts Law Firm, LLC
4200 Somerset Drive
Suite 200
Prairie Village, KS 66208
Telephone (816) 753-0900
Fax (816) 753-0901
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Jennie Carter
Jennie Carter, Attorney at Law in Kansas and Missouri
(816) 581-4398
jcarter@countslawkc.com

Jennie joined The Counts Law Firm, LLC after over fifteen years of practicing litigation and real estate finance, including a federal clerkship. She earned undergraduate degrees in business administration and accounting, and a Tax Certificate in law school. Jennie is a people person who values careful listening and building long-term relationships.

Practice Areas
  • Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts
  • Trust Administration & Probate Estates
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Estate and Income Tax Planning
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements
  • Guardianships & Conservatorships
  • Asset Protection Planning
Experience
  • The Counts Law Firm, LLC
    Of Counsel Attorney, 2019 - Present
  • McInnes Law LLC
    Attorney, 2018 - 2019
  • Stueve Siegel Hanson LLP
    Associate Attorney, 2010 - 2018
  • Polsinelli PC
    Associate Attorney, 2006 - 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
    Law Clerk to Judge Carlos Murguia, 2004 - 2006

Bar Admissions
  • Missouri
  • Kansas

Education
  • University of Kansas School of Law
    Juris Doctor with Tax Certificate, 2004
  • University of Kansas
    Bachelors of Science in Business and Accounting, 2001

Professional Associations & Activities
  • The Missouri Bar - Member
  • Kansas Bar Association - Member
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association - Member
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Accredited Attorney - 2015 - Present
  • Lawyers Association of Kansas City, Young Lawyers Section - Board Member - 2008 - 2010
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Bar Leadership Academy - 2008 - 2009
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program - Spring 2002, 2003 and 2004

Author, Speaking & Teaching
  • Teaching Assistant - University of Kansas School of Business, Legal Aspects of Business - 2002 - 2004
  • Author, The Discrimination Created by the Tax Treatment of Attorney's Fees In Federal Civil Rights Cases, 51 Kan. L. Rev. 595 (2003).
  • Kansas Law Review Articles Editor - 2003 - 2004
  • Kansas Law Review Staff Member - 2002 - 2003

Community Involvement
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kansas City - volunteer "Big Sister" - March 2008 - Present
  • The Children's SPOT at St. Luke's Hospital - Advisory Board Member - September 2016 - Present
  • Briarwood Elementary School - Co-Chair of Student Book Club - August 2019 - Present
  • Represented pro bono two U.S. military veterans in their appeals of the VA's denial of disability benefits, 2015 - 2018

Distinctions
  • Graduated with distinction from the University of Kansas
  • Highest Grade - Elder Law Research Project - 2004

Personal

Jennie grew up in Overland Park, Kansas and has lived in the Kansas City area since law school. She enjoys decorating and DIY projects, cooking, reading, Jazzercise, and spending time with her husband and kids, Anna and Grant.



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