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Brian J. Kane
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  • Managing Partner

Location:

Dubuque, IA

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563-582-5312

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Brian J. Kane was born and raised in Dubuque, Iowa. In 1979 he graduated magna cum laude from Loras College, with majors in Accounting and Political Science. In 1982 he received his juris doctorate from the University of Iowa College of Law.

Mr. Kane is the managing shareholder of Kane, Norby & Reddick, P.C. and its founder. He practices primarily in the areas of corporate/commercial law, estate planning, probate and taxation and has co-authored the Iowa State Bar Association Fiduciary and Estate Tax Planning Manual. He is a frequent speaker on fiduciary taxation and estate planning and he is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

In 2002, Mr. Kane was a recipient of the Excellence in Education Award from the Professional Education Systems Institute (PESI), and in 2003 he was awarded the Iowa State Bar Association's Community Service Award. He is or has been a member of many boards of directors of local charities. He is a 2008 laureate of the Tri-State Business Hall of Fame.

Mr. Kane is a member of the Dubuque County, Iowa State (Taxation Section) and American Bar Associations. He was elected President of the Dubuque County Bar Association for 2005-2006.

In 1987, Mr. Kane became a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Areas Of Practice

  • Corporate/Commercial Law 40%
  • Estate Planning / Probate / Taxation 30%
  • Real Estate 30%
  • Taxation Law

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Public Accountant, Iowa, 1987

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa, 1982
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1982

Education

  • University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa
    • J.D. - 1982
  • Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa
    • B.A. - 1979
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Accounting/Political Science

Published Works

  • Fiduciary Income Tax Manual, Iowa State Bar Association, 4 Editions, 1991, 1994, 2003, 2013

Classes/Seminars

  • Iowa State Bar Association Tax School, Iowa State Bar Association, 1985 to 2014
  • Fiduciary Income Tax, Professional Education Systems, Inc, 1994 to 1999
  • College of Law Spring Tax Institute, University of Iowa

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
  • P.E.S.I., Excellence in Education Award
  • Iowa State Bar Association, Community Service Award
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, Wahlert Catholic High School
  • U.S. Jaycees, Outstanding Young Person Award
  • Benjamin Franklin Award, Dubuque Sertoma Club

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American College Trust & Estate Counsel, Member, 2006 to Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1982 to Present
  • Iowa State Bar Association, Member, 1982 to Present
  • Dubuque County Bar Association, Member
  • Iowa State Bar Association, Taxation Section, Member
  • American Bar Association, Taxation Section, Member
  • Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants, Member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fellow

Languages

  • English

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Delta Epsilon Sigma

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