Koday, James

James Koday
James Koday

Practice Areas:
Estate Planning, Tax Planning, Succession Planning, Business Planning, Estate Administration, Mediation

Firm: Barrett & McNagny, LLP
215 E. Berry St. Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone: (260) 423-8844 / Fax: (260) 423-8920
Firm Website: www.barrettlaw.com

Jim Koday concentrates his practice in estate and business planning, including specifically the minimization of gift, estate, and generation skipping taxes. Licensed in Indiana and Florida, he prepares estate plans for both Indiana and Florida clients.

As an Indiana Registered Mediator, he also mediates estate, trust, and business conflicts.

Undergraduate School

  • Indiana University (A.B.)
  • Graduated in 1973

Law School

  • Indiana University at Bloomington School of Law (J.D., cum laude)
  • Graduated in 1976

Professional Associations:

  • Allen County Bar Association (Taxation Section, Chairman 1985)
  • Indiana State Bar Association (Probate, Trust and Real Property Section, Council Member 1984-1991)
  • Florida State Bar Association (Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Member)
  • American Bar Association (Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Member)
  • Fort Wayne Estate Planning Council (Director 1989-92)
  • Indiana Bar Foundation (Director 2003-11)
  • Indiana State Bar Association (Board of Governors 2007-09)

Awards and Recognitions:

  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (Fellow)
  • Best Lawyers in America (Trusts & Estates, Woodward/White)
  • Super Lawyers (Trusts & Estates, Top 5% of Indiana Lawyers)
  • Board Certified in Trusts & Estates by Indiana Trust & Estate Specialty Board