John Prokey is the Senior Managing Partner of Ramsbacher Prokey Leonard LLP. Mr. Prokey's law practice focuses on providing advice in wealth planning, estate and trust administration, and tax arenas. His clients include individuals, private fiduciaries, institutions, and other business and non-profit entities. The wealth planning portion of Mr. Prokey’s law practice emphasizes advising individuals and fiduciaries in estate planning, wealth preservation, tax, and business matters. Mr. Prokey also advises fiduciaries and beneficiaries in trust and probate administration matters, with emphasis in complex administrations. Mr. Prokey’s law practice includes representing taxpayers in all levels of federal tax controversy, including IRS examination and Appeals, and before the U.S. Tax Court. Clients, their families, and other practitioners rely on Mr. Prokey for dispute resolution in these arenas, including serving as a mediator.
Mr. Prokey is a Fellow of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. He is also a member of the California State Bar, and currently serves on the Trusts and Estates Section Executive Committee. He is a former member of the Taxation Section Executive Committee and the former Chair (2004-2005) of its Estate and Gift Tax Sub-Committee. He is a member of the Santa Clara County and American Bar Associations.
Mr. Prokey is a frequent lecturer and guest speaker at numerous seminars and conferences throughout California and elsewhere, and is an author on various tax and estate planning topics.
Mr. Prokey received his Baccalaureate of Science degree from Santa Clara University in 1994 and his Juris Doctor degree from Santa Clara University School of Law in 1999, graduating cum laude in both undergraduate and law school studies.