Jason D. Simmons, JD, LLM

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Jason is a 2001 graduate of Washburn University. He focuses his practice areas on business, tax and estate planning as well as real estate. Jason believes that it is important to develop a good relationship with his clients, based on both education and open communication. When not working, Jason enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, and hunting and fishing when time allows.

Practice Areas

  • Business Organization, Entity Formation & Planning
  • Estate Planning including Trusts, Wills, Non-Probate Transfers, Durable Powers of Attorney, Healthcare Directives and Durable Powers of Attorney for Health Care (Living Wills)
  • Business Mergers, Acquisitions & Sales
  • Tax Controversy, Estate & Gift Taxation, Tax and Retirement Planning
  • Contract Law
  • Probate-Decedent Estates, Guardianships & Conservatorships
  • Real Estate Transactions (Buying & Selling)
  • Commercial & Residential Lease Agreements
  • Trust & Estate Administration
  • Elder Law
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Non-Profit Corporations

Education

  • Truman State University: 1998-B.S. – Criminal Justice (Political Science Minor)
  • Washburn University School of Law: 2001 – Juris Doctorate (Dean’s Honors)
  • University of Missouri Kansas City: 2001 – L.L.M. (Taxation)

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri State Courts (2001)
  • United States District Court-Western District of Missouri (2001)
  • United States Tax Court (2003)

Organizations/Community Involvement

  • The Missouri Bar
  • Boone County Bar Association (Treasurer; 2014 – present)
  • Kiwanis International-Columbia Kiwanis Club (President 2006-2007; Board Member)
  • Mid-Missouri Estate Planning Council (Former Secretary)