Law Firm in Liberty, MO

Stephen Lehnardt, JD, LL.M. Taxation, VA Accredited

Stephen Lehnardt, JD, LL.M. Taxation, VA Accredited | Law Firm photo
Transformational Legal Counsel
Helping clients get what they want and keep what they have
We understand life and business challenges. We help our clients get what they want...as long as it's legal. Our clients are individuals, couples, investors and business owners who want to keep personal control over their lives, acquire and protect property and assets, and protect the people most important to them. We've likely helped someone like you.
Practice Areas
 Legal Services  Online / Video Legal Consultation
 Business Law  Parents (Elder Law, Medicare, SSI)
 Commercial Real Estate  Probate & Contested Wills
 COVID-19-Related Legal Help  Real Estate/Property
 Financing & Taxes  Taxes
 Juris Doctor (J.D.)  Master of Laws (LL.M.)
Stephen has been practicing law for more than 20 years. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from Brigham Young University in 1992. In 1993, Stephen received a phone call from his father, Detlef G. Lehnardt, who asked if he would be willing change careers and work for his law firm. Stephen accepted and earned both his Doctorate of Jurisprudence and Master of Laws in Taxation degrees in 1996 from the University of Missouri—Kansas City School of Law. Later, Stephen joined Detlef’s law firm and they renamed it Lehnardt & Lehnardt, LLC.

Stephen experience spans personal clients from all walks and stages of life and business and commercial real estate clients located all over world with matters ranging from a simple power of attorney to the complex, multi-country business deals. Asset and tax protection strategies, business or estate succession planning, income and gift tax planning, elder law and more. No matter the challenge, Stephen has the unique ability to clarify complex problems and identify efficient solutions.

Stephen frequently speaks and conducts public seminars and workshops and provides professional continuing education to attorneys, CPAs insurance professionals, and elder care professionals on estate, tax, elder law and government benefit planning topics, as well as business planning topics.

Stephen is licensed to practice law in Missouri (1996), Kansas (2008), and Florida (2018) and an active member of Bar Associations for those states and the American Bar Association. He has been an Accredited Attorney with the VA for many years, and is admitted to practice before numerous courts, including the United States Tax Court. Stephen is a member or founding member of several national organizations, including Wealthcounsel, Eldercounsel, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Midwest Estate and Financial Planning Institute, and others, and has served on the Board of Directors for the National Advisors Trust Company, FSB.
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20 Westwoods Drive
LibertyMO 64068
Additional Location
7300 W 110th St