Walter Haverfield Attorney

Kevin R. McKinnis

  • Associate
  • Cleveland Direct: 216.928.2965
  • Cleveland Fax: 216.916.2449


Kevin R. McKinnis is an attorney with Walter | Haverfield in the Tax and Wealth Management Group. Kevin focuses his practice primarily in the areas of Federal, State and Local Tax Planning and Controversies, Mergers and Acquisitions, Estate Planning, and Probate and Trust Administration. Kevin's experiences are diverse and include such experiences as creating tax efficient complex estate plans to pass closely held corporations onto the next generation, creating charitable foundations, representing clients in intra family estate and trust disputes and assisting clients with determining the tax implications of business transactions.

Kevin earned his J.D. cum laude from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law where he was Managing Editor of the Cleveland State Law Review. While at Cleveland-Marshall, Kevin was an extern with the Honorable Judge Anthony J. Russo at the Cuyahoga County Probate Court and worked simultaneously as a law clerk for two Cleveland estate planning law firms.


  • Lead associate on resolving dispute among five family members over the disposition of assets held in family member’s trust
  • Member of a team who worked on analyzing and resolving the tax issues involving the purchase and sale of $400 million in account receivables
  • Member of a team who defended a trustee against a claim of breach of fiduciary duty





  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association


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