Kenneth W. Kingma: Lawyer with Husch Blackwell LLP

Kenneth W. Kingma

St. Louis,  MO  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Financial Services
  • Tax
  • Private Wealth
Contact InfoTelephone: 314.480.1631
Fax: 314.480.1505
University Calvin College, B.A., Psychology, 1977
Law SchoolValparaiso University School of Law, J.D., 1980; Boston University, LL.M., Taxation, 1983
Admitted1980, Michigan; 2007, Missouri; 2012, Nebraska

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Bar Association

•Estate Planning Council of St. Louis

•State Bars of Michigan, Missouri and Nebraska


As a member of Husch Blackwell's Financial Services team, Ken has more than 25 years of experience working on sophisticated estate and business planning for high net worth clients, estate and trust administration and related litigation, business and charitable entities, and complex tax and transactional matters, both domestic and international. He provides value to individuals, couples, families, executives and entities by helping them organize their financial, business and tax affairs and carry out their financial-planning objectives.

Ken is also a fellow in the prestigious American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and a member of the Estate Planning Council of St. Louis.

Awards and Recognitions

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, fellow

The Best Lawyers In America, Trusts and Estates, 2006-2015

•Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent

St. Louis Magazine, Top Lawyers in St. Louis, 2010-2014

Civic Involvement

Advisory Board, Midwest Trust of Missouri

•Advisor, Norwood Hills Charitable Trust

•Windsor Crossing Community Church


•Advises on intergenerational wealth transfers, tax-saving strategies, life insurance planning, charitable giving strategies and cross-border planning.

•Counsels professional and nonprofessional administrators of trusts and estates with respect to their fiduciary duties and assisting them on probate litigation, fiduciary income tax and fiduciary accountings.

•Counsels for-profit, nonprofit and charitable organizations about tax matters, buy-sell and other business agreements, regulatory compliance and effective operation.

•Assists clients with business acquisitions as well as individual, corporate and partnership tax matters, including federal and state tax issues involving gifts, estates, divorce and business reorganizations.

Business Insights

Featured Insights

5.01.86 Michigan Tax Amnesty Program- Get to Us Before We Get to You,' 65 Michigan Bar Journal 472
Financial Services

Business Insights

5.01.86 Michigan Tax Amnesty Program- Get to Us Before We Get to You,' 65 Michigan Bar Journal 472
Financial Services

8.01.14 Succession Planning Simplified in 2015 for European Assets, Estate Planning
Financial Services

10.25.13 Legal Migrants: Clients Who Move Between Community Property and Common Law States
Speaking Engagement

10.25.13 Financial Services Partner Ken Kingma Speaks at ACTEC's Fall Meeting
Financial Services
Speaking Engagement Fort Worth, TX

1.01.12 Estate and Business Planning for the Retiring Physician, Missouri Medicine
Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals

12.06.11 Reviewing Your Estate Plan Documents

10.14.11 Unprecedented Gift Planning Opportunities in 2011 and 2012, St. Louis Business Journal

9.09.11 The Honeymoon is Over: Estate Planning Considerations for the Divorcing Client, Missouri Annual Estate & Trust Institute
Financial Services
Speaking Engagement

5.19.11 Operating Non-Profits in Challenging Economic Times, American Red Cross Professional Advisors Seminar
Speaking Engagement Des Peres, MO

4.01.11 A Beneficiary Serving as Trustee May Affect Asset Protection, Estate Planning

In The News

8.19.14 Husch Blackwell Boasts 106 Best Lawyers on 2015 List, Seven Lawyers of the Year
Energy & Natural Resources ; Financial Services ; Food & Agribusiness ; Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals ; Real Estate, Development & Construction ; Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation
News Release

2.01.14 St. Louis Magazine: Husch Blackwell Partner Ken Kingma Provides Estate Planning Advice
Financial Services
News Coverage

8.16.13 Best Lawyers 2014 Names 109 from Husch Blackwell, 13 Lawyers of the Year
Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals ; Real Estate, Development & Construction ; Financial Services ; Energy & Natural Resources
News Release

2.22.13 Midlands Business Journal: Husch Blackwell Partner Ken Kingma Discusses the Unique Circumstances that Arise in Family Business Succession Planning
News Coverage

8.23.12 2013 Best Lawyers Includes 106 Husch Blackwell Attorneys in 56 Practice Areas and 7 States
News Release

3.26.12 Husch Blackwell Partner Ken Kingma Named American College of Trust and Estate Counsel fellow
News Release

9.06.11 More Than 100 Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers 2012 (Also at Omaha, NE Office)


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Office Information

Kenneth W. Kingma

190 Carondelet Plaza, Suite 600
St. LouisMO 63105-3441


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