ATTORNEYS

Amanda M. Kennedy

PARTNER

BIO
I am a licensed attorney in the state of Florida focusing on Business, Corporate, and Tax Law. My passion is putting knowledge into the hands of individuals - from entrepreneurs to consumers - so they can make better informed decisions about business structures and tax planning. 

I handle a myriad of business matters for sole-proprietors, small businesses, partnerships, and Corporations. I advise on how to properly structure for tax and liability purposes and ensure corporate compliance and governance. I effectuate mergers and acquisitions, dissolutions matters, and provide outside general counsel services.

I assist entrepreneurs, real estate, financial, and professional service professional with their business ventures by drafting joint venture agreements, operating agreements, equity financing agreements, shareholder purchase agreements, and private placement memorandums for equity financing. I review financial statements as well as draft asset-purchase agreements and franchise agreements. I also assist clients with corporate governance as well as partnership and corporate tax compliance. I assist entities with State Security/ Blue Sky Law compliance to ensure proper securities reporting for investment purposes. 

I advise on complex tax matters including Estate and Charitable planning, compliance with ASC-740 as well as federal, state, and local tax compliance for businesses, partnerships, and individuals. I assist taxpayers with tax planning and preparation at the individual and entity levels. 

I serve as Co-Chair of the Tax Law Committee of the Orange County Bar Association in Orlando, Florida and I am admitted to the United States Tax Court.

Prior to attending law school, I was a Family Intervention Specialist at a Children’s Pyschiatric Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA where I worked with children and families in the inpatient setting. My passion is advocating for others - which transcends from my experience and background in psychology into my legal career. 

EDUCATION
LL.M Taxation, Boston University School of Law, 2018

JD, Barry University School of Law, 2017

M.S. Law and Public Policy, California University of PA, 2010

BAR ADMISSIONS
Florida

 

PRACTICE AREAS

Corporate Transactions

Corporate Finance 

Corporate Governance

Entity Selection

Federal Taxation

State and Local Taxation

Business Succession Planning

Tax Controversies


ADMITTED TO::

Florida Courts

US Tax Court

Joshua R. Grimm

PARTNER

BIO

I am a Florida licensed attorney with an LL.M. in Corporate Taxation from Boston University School of Law. I have experience with Corporate and Business matters, Tax Planning and Advice for individual, small businesses, and corporations, Estate Planning, Probate Matters, Corporate Compliance, Contract Drafting and Review, Employment Contract Drafting Review and Negotiation, as well as IRS Tax Dispute Resolution and Litigation.

 

I assist my clients with drafting basic and complex estate plans, business formation, entity selection, contract drafting and review, purchase agreements, IRS controversy, IRS Letters and Inquiries, Audits and Examinations, Refund Claims, Payment Plans, Penalty Abatement, and Offers in Compromise. I have extensive experience in tax preparation for both individuals and small businesses at the Federal, State, and Local levels.

I served five years in the United States Marine Corps. I graduated from Liberty University with my Bachelors Degree. Prior to attending law school, I worked as a financial advisor for Morgan Stanley and Navy Federal Credit Union.



EDUCATION
LL.M. Taxation, Boston University, School of Law, 2020

J.D., Barry University School of Law, 2019

BAR ADMISSIONS 
Florida

PRACTICE AREAS

Corporate Transactions

Corporate Restructuring

Corporate Governance

Entity Selection

State and Local Taxation

Federal Taxation

Estate Planning

Probate

Business Succession Planning

Tax Controversies

ADMITTED TO:

Florida Courts

US Tax Court

Allison J. Evans

Counsel

BIO

I am a Florida licensed attorney working on an LL.M. in Executive Litigation Management from Baylor University School of Law. I have experience with Family Law matters and business and civil litigation in state and federal courts in the state of Florida.

 

I assist my clients with basic and complex litigation matters, business disputes, family legal matters, and assist guiding families through the adoption process.

During law school, I served as the Editor-in Chief of the Child and Family Law Journal. I was also a Teaching Assistant for Legal Research and Writing and a Research Assistant for multiple other courses. 


EDUCATION
LL.M. Executive Litigation Management, Baylor University, School of Law, expected 2020

J.D., Barry University School of Law, 2016


BAR ADMISSIONS 
Florida

PRACTICE AREAS

Family Law

Business Litigation

Adoption Law

Civil Litigation

ADMITTED TO:

Florida Courts

STAFF

AJ Gamble

Legal Consultant

EDUCATION
LL.M. Taxation, Boston University, School of Law, 2020

J.D., Barry University School of Law, 2019

M.A. Public Relations, Full Sail University, 2017

Kate McBride

Paralegal

BIO

As a paralegal, I assist on all legal matters of the firm. 

I am currently attending American University on a Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer scholarship. Upon graduation, I plan to further my education by attending law school and focusing on international business. 

 

EDUCATION
B.A., International Studies, American University, Expected 2022

A.A., Legal Studies, Seminole State College, 2019

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