Recently, Graves Garrett Counsel Benjamin Tompkins presented at the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association’s 45th Bench-Bar & Boardroom Conference 2018 in Branson, Missouri.
Tompkins and Braden Perry of Kennyhertz Perry were co-presenters for a Continued Legal Education opportunity entitled “Cryptocurrencies: Evolving IRS, CFTC, SEC and DOJ Legal and Regulatory Issues.” The program focused on cryptocurrencies, blockchain and initial coin offerings... Read More
Graves Garrett attorney Garrett Hunkins was recently elected to the Kansas City Chapter of the Missouri Alumni Association’s (MAAKC) Board of Directors.
In this role, Hunkins will help manage MAAKC and support the University of Missouri and its alumni association through fundraising and by providing services and programming for alumni. The Chapter represents all Mizzou Alumni members in the five-county... Read More
The Washington Post recently published an article featuring the work of Graves Garrett LLC and quoting attorney Dane Martin on the significance of a preliminary approval for settlement in the NorCal Tea Party Patriots, et al v IRS.
Graves Garrett represents more than 400 entities in a class-action lawsuit against the IRS arising from its targeting of Tea Party cases. The... Read More
Graves Garrett associate attorney Callie Pippin Raitinger has been selected to serve on two different committees for the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (KCMBA). She will be a part of the organization’s inaugural Wellness Committee in addition to the Communication Advisory Committee.
KCMBA is the largest and oldest bar association in the Kansas City area, founded in 1884. The organization... Read More
Graves Garrett attorney Andrew Alexander will participate in the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association’s 2018 Bar Leadership Academy. The KCMBA selected Alexander from a distinguished group of applicants. The Bar Leadership Academy (“BLA”) is a special program designed to help emerging attorneys in Kansas City become leaders in both the profession and the community. The seven-month program features interactive... Read More
Ingram’s Magazine named Graves Garrett partner Kathleen Fisher to its annual “40 Under Forty” list published this week.
In the 20th anniversary class, Fisher was recognized as an individual in the Kansas City metro area under 40 who has demonstrated commitment to leadership in both her career and her community. Noting Fisher’s accomplishments, Ingram’s states she is “flat-out getting it... Read More
Associate Ben Hurst was recently appointed by Missouri Governor Eric Greitens to serve on the Missouri Clean Water Commission.
As one of the commission members appointed by Gov. Greitens and confirmed by the Senate, Hurst and the commission will oversee regulations and policies regarding to the planning, monitoring, permitting, enforcement and grant assistance activities to carry out the objectives of the Missouri... Read More
Graves Garrett is pleased to announce that attorney Benjamin Tompkins recently authored an article appearing in Tax Notes.
The article, “Doing More With Less: 2018 IRS-CI Enforcement Priorities,” discusses how the IRS Criminal Investigation Division is marshaling its resources and prioritizing investigations into traditional tax fraud. He offers advice on what tax practitioners and criminal defense attorneys need to know about... Read More
Graves Garrett partner Eddie Greim and associate Garrett Hunkins helped to plan and coordinate the second annual Missouri Federalist Society Meeting at the Capitol on Monday, January 29.
The event brought together an elite collection of legal professionals and government leaders for discussions on current issues in the state. “Mobs, Millionaires, & the Media: Can Fair Elections and Fundamental Rights Coexist?” included noteworthy guest... Read More