Garrett Griffin, J.D., LL.M.

Director of Business Strategies & Advanced Planning

As the Director of Business Strategies and Custom Markets at Prevail, Garrett leverages his experience as a tax and wealth strategies attorney to work with business and entrepreneurial families focused on preserving and perpetuating multi-generational wealth.

Garrett understands that clients are concerned about taxes and maximizing their family wealth.  His passion lies in empowering business owners, entrepreneurial families and high-net-worth individuals with customized solutions tailored to minimize taxes and protect against creditors, predators and divorce.

Garrett has successfully implemented plans that have resulted in:

  • Significantly reduced estate taxes
  • Removing highly appreciating assets from the client’s gross estate
  • Leveraging taxable assets into tax-free wealth
  • Proactively establishing legal barriers between client’s personal assets and potential lawsuits
  • Deferring capital gains taxes on the sale of appreciated complex assets

Garrett’s eighteen years of experience has also included representing closely-held businesses with business and succession planning, choice of entity analysis, entity formation, tax planning and consulting, financing, mergers and acquisitions and real estate matters.

Garrett earned his Bachelor of Science in business administration from William Jewell College in 1998. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law (J.D. 2001 and LL.M. Taxation 2005) and was admitted to the Missouri Bar in 2001 and the Kansas Bar in 2006.

Garrett and his wife, Mindi have been married for seventeen years and live in the Liberty, MO area. When not watching his sons, Gavin and Beckett, play sports, Garrett enjoys travelling and spending time with family and friends.