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Formerly Carnahan, Evans, Cantwell & Brown, P.C.

David K. Olive

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Biography
David K. Olive is a shareholder of the Transactional, Estate Planning, and Medical Marijuana and Hemp Practice Groups of Carnahan Evans PC. His broad practice includes the areas of tax and estate planning, employee benefits, ERISA, business transactions, real estate, entity formation and acquisition, and marijuana and hemp regulations and transactions.

Mr. Olive’s trust and estate planning practice includes preparation of traditional estate planning documents such as revocable trusts, wills, powers of attorney, and designing more sophisticated estate planning techniques for high net worth clients, closely held business owners and their families.  He also practices in the area of employee benefits, including nonqualified plans, ESOPs, pension and 401(k) profit sharing plans, cafeteria plans, HIPAA and trouble-shooting complex ERISA issues. Mr. Olive is also a member of the firm’s marijuana practice group, where he assists clients with compliance and complex business transactions in the highly regulated Missouri medical marijuana industry.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association – Treasurer, Board Member
  • Greene County Estate Planning Council
  • Missouri Bar Association – Tax Committee
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • American Bar Association – Tax Law Section and Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section

COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS

  • CASA of Southwest Missouri – Board of Directors
  • Leadership Springfield – Signature Class 37

ACCOLADES

  • 2022: Best Lawyers in America®: Ones to Watch Honoree (ERISA law)
  • 2021: Best Lawyers in America®: Ones to Watch Honoree Inaugural Edition (ERISA law)
  • 2022, 2021: Voted the Best Cannabis Industry Law Firm statewide by the readers of Greenway Magazine, the leading Missouri cannabis trade magazine for industry licensees and ancillary businesses.

EDUCATION
Washington University in St. Louis, LL.M. in Taxation, 2014
University of Missouri, J.D., 2013
University of Missouri, B.S., 2010

PRACTICE AREAS
Tax and Estate Planning
Corporate
Real Estate
Financial Institutions
Business Succession Planning
Employee Benefits
Medical Marijuana & Hemp

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Biography
David K. Olive is a shareholder of the Transactional, Estate Planning, and Medical Marijuana and Hemp Practice Groups of Carnahan Evans PC. His broad practice includes the areas of tax and estate planning, employee benefits, ERISA, business transactions, real estate, entity formation and acquisition, and marijuana and hemp regulations and transactions.

Mr. Olive’s trust and estate planning practice includes preparation of traditional estate planning documents such as revocable trusts, wills, powers of attorney, and designing more sophisticated estate planning techniques for high net worth clients, closely held business owners and their families.  He also practices in the area of employee benefits, including nonqualified plans, ESOPs, pension and 401(k) profit sharing plans, cafeteria plans, HIPAA and trouble-shooting complex ERISA issues. Mr. Olive is also a member of the firm’s marijuana practice group, where he assists clients with compliance and complex business transactions in the highly regulated Missouri medical marijuana industry.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association – Treasurer, Board Member
  • Greene County Estate Planning Council
  • Missouri Bar Association – Tax Committee
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • American Bar Association – Tax Law Section and Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section

COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS

  • CASA of Southwest Missouri – Board of Directors
  • Leadership Springfield – Signature Class 37

ACCOLADES

  • 2022: Best Lawyers in America®: Ones to Watch Honoree (ERISA law)
  • 2021: Best Lawyers in America®: Ones to Watch Honoree Inaugural Edition (ERISA law)
  • 2022, 2021: Voted the Best Cannabis Industry Law Firm statewide by the readers of Greenway Magazine, the leading Missouri cannabis trade magazine for industry licensees and ancillary businesses.

EDUCATION
Washington University in St. Louis, LL.M. in Taxation, 2014
University of Missouri, J.D., 2013
University of Missouri, B.S., 2010

PRACTICE AREAS
Tax and Estate Planning
Corporate
Real Estate
Financial Institutions
Business Succession Planning
Employee Benefits
Medical Marijuana & Hemp