John McGown

Mr. McGown is Of Counsel at Hawley Troxell Ennis & Hawley LLP's Boise office. He has over 30 years of experience practicing law, focusing on a broad range of tax-related areas. He has taught graduate courses in estate planning, partnership tax, state taxation, tax-exempt organizations, and personal financial planning. He has served as Chair of the Section of Taxation of the Idaho State Bar and of the Idaho Tax Practitioner Liaison Committee (to the IRS). He has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America by having been selected in (1) Tax Law and (2) Trusts and Estates annually since 2007. For 2013, 2015 and 2017, he was selected as Boise Tax Law Lawyer of the Year. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers, where he was selected in Tax, Estate Planning & Probate (2013 through 2017). He was selected to receive the Distinguished Lawyer Award in 2014, the highest singular recognition bestowed upon any individual member of the Idaho State Bar.

LL. M., Taxation, University of Denver
J.D., University of Colorado
B.S., Accounting, University of Kentucky

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