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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 and Estate Planning 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 was recently recognized in the 2022 Best Lawyers in America®: Ones to Watch ranking for his work in ERISA law.  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.

Mr. Olive received both his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Missouri in 2010 and 2013, respectively.  In 2014, Mr. Olive received his LL.M. in Taxation from Washington University in St. Louis.

Mr. Olive is a board member and treasurer of the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, a member of the Greene County Estate Planning Council, the Missouri Bar Association (Tax Committee), The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, and the American Bar Association (Tax Law Section and Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section). Mr. Olive’s community involvement includes serving on the board of directors of CASA of Southwest Missouri, and he is also a proud member of Leadership Springfield (Signature Class 37).

Education
Washington University, 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 and Estate Planning 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 was recently recognized in the 2022 Best Lawyers in America®: Ones to Watch ranking for his work in ERISA law.  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.

Mr. Olive received both his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Missouri in 2010 and 2013, respectively.  In 2014, Mr. Olive received his LL.M. in Taxation from Washington University in St. Louis.

Mr. Olive is a board member and treasurer of the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, a member of the Greene County Estate Planning Council, the Missouri Bar Association (Tax Committee), The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, and the American Bar Association (Tax Law Section and Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section). Mr. Olive’s community involvement includes serving on the board of directors of CASA of Southwest Missouri, and he is also a proud member of Leadership Springfield (Signature Class 37).

Education
Washington University, 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