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About Legendary Partners, LLC

Team Up With 60+ Years of Sophisticated Tax Experience

What do you get when a nationally-renowned CPA and Tax Attorney join forces to create a unique new financial tool created to protect your assets and reduce your Capital Gains exposure?

You get a powerhouse team with financial expertise and a combined 75+ years of experience. Jim Smyth and Kent McKown have developed reputations as two of the best in the business. Now they have combined their expertise to create a risk-free program to protect your assets, reduce personal and Capital Gains taxes, and preserve your wealth, all without any out-of-pocket expense.

Meet the Team

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James W. Smyth, Esq.

MBA/JD, University of Notre Dame

Jim Smyth has advised many high net worth business owners and individuals from all industries and worked closely with a nationwide list of legal and financial experts on tax minimization strategies. He is a member of both the Indiana Bar and Michigan Bar.

2015-Present
Executive Director of Custom Structured Settlements, LLC

1994-Present
James W. Smyth, Attorney at Law; d.b.a.:
Carmel, Indiana
Family Trust Institute

In the practice of law since the mid-1990's, Jim's focus has been on income and estate tax coordination. Jim has been a highly sought after speaker on complex tax topics such as charitable partnerships, void strategy planning, and multi-generational planning. Jim and Art began collaborating in 2014.

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Kent McKown

CPA, Executive Leader, Strategic Advisor

Kent McKown specializes in advanced tax, financial and estate planning. He advises on business reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, compliance, and technical advice rulings, guiding them with creative tax and financial planning and tax minimization strategies.

2018-Present
Executive Director of Legendary Partners, LLC

2005-Present
McKown Company; CEO/Founder, executive leadership and strategic advisory; growth leadership, strategic advisory & execution, mergers/acquisitions & exits, developing leaders

1999-2004
Kent Evan Group, PC; CEO/Founder, professional services firm to closely-held businesses. Value growth advisory; mergers, acquisitions and exits; tax & accounting, registered investment advisory

1994-1999
Johnstone, Epton, McKown & Curry, CPAs; Partner, corporate/individual tax, valuation, mergers/acquisitions and management consulting

1994-1995
Edwards & Hedrick, CPAs; Staff Accountant, corporate/individual taxation

1992-1994
Multimedia, Inc; Internal Auditor, internal audit and due diligence, assist external auditors (KPMG)

1988-1992
United States Marine Corp; Captain, 5th Marine Infantry Regiment

1988
The Citadel; BA

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