Mr. Kenton E. McDonald

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Biography

Kenton McDonald concentrates on solving federal tax planning problems that arise in business transactions, and on advising clients in matters involving their interaction with the Internal Revenue Service, including their tax return reporting positions, in audits and in appeals proceedings.

Education

Board Certified, Tax Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, since 1983
B.A. Southern Methodist University, 1974 — With Highest Honors
J.D. Southern Methodist University, 1977 — Board of Editors, Southwestern Law Journal

Experience

Assistant to the Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service, 1987-1989

Professional

Member, American Law Institute
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for Litigation & Controversy – Tax
Texas Super Lawyers, 2003-2005, 2009-2014
Fellow, American College of Tax Counsel
Former Chairman, Natural Resources Committee of the Tax Section of both the American Bar Association and the State Bar of Texas
Member, Former Chairman, Planning Committee, Annual Taxation Conference of the University of Texas
Planning Committee of the Parker Fielder Bi-Annual Conference on Oil & Gas Taxation
AV-Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

Community

Past President, Una Chapman Cox Foundation
Past Chairman, South Texas Public Broadcasting System, Inc.
Director and Past Chairman, South Texas Institute for the Arts

Personal

Kenton has three grown children. He and his wife, Claudia, live in Corpus Christi.

American College of Tax Counsel
Former Chairman, Natural Resources Committee of the Tax Section of both the American Bar Association and the State Bar of Texas
Member, Former Chairman, Planning Committee, Annual Taxation Conference of the University of Texas
Planning Committee of the Parker Fielder Bi-Annual Conference on Oil & Gas Taxation
AV-Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

Community

Past President, Una Chapman Cox Foundation
Past Chairman, South Texas Public Broadcasting System, Inc.
Director and Past Chairman, South Texas Institute for the Arts

Personal

Kenton has three grown children. He and his wife, Claudia, live in Corpus Christi. Member: State Bar of Texas Corpus Christi Bar Association American Bar Association. Elected Member, American Law Institute, 2008. Fellow: American College of Tax Counsel.

(Board Certified, Tax Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization)

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Federal Tax Law
  • Business Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
361-265-4542  Phone
www.kentonmcdonaldlaw.com
University Attended:
Southern Methodist University, B.B.A., with highest honors, 1974
Law School Attended:
Southern Methodist University, J.D., 1977
Year of First Admission:
1977
Admission:
1977, Texas
Memberships:
Former Chairman, Natural Resources Committee of the Tax Section of both the American Bar Association and the State Bar of Texas
Languages:
English
Birth Information:
Borger, Texas
Certifications:
( Board Certified, Tax Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization )
ISLN:
904999950

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0
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Corpus Christi, Texas

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