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William John Winspear

William John Winspear

also known as Bill Winspear

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About Me

William Winspear is a former IRS officer and worked in the IRS Collection and Small Business & Self-Employed Divisions at the Internal Revenue Service from 1991 to 2007. He left the IRS in 2007, and became an Enrolled Agent tax professional with license to practice before the IRS.


Winspear then attended law school, graduated Magna Cum Laude, and received Louis A. DelCotto Award for outstanding academic performance in the area of taxation. He was then admitted to the New York State Bar. While attending law school, he became a judicial extern for the Honorable Carl L. Bucki, U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge in the Western District of New York in Buffalo, and at the same time a legal intern for the Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service in Washington, D.C. He worked for a reputable tax law firm in Buffalo, N.Y. from 2007 to 2012.


In June 2012, Winspear founded his own tax law firm Winspear Law Group, PLLC.


 About Winspear Law Group, PLLC


Winspear Law Group, PLLC is a tax law firm that handles various IRS and New York State tax controversy cases with practice areas that include IRS Audit Strategies and Defenses, Enforced Tax Collection (Notices of Levy & Notices of Lien), Tax Bankruptcy, Offers in Compromise, Innocent & Injured Spouse Relief, Responsible Person Assessment Defense, Tax Court, IRS & NY State Tax Appeals, Trust Fund Recovery Penalty, Foreign Bank Account Reporting, and more.


Practice Areas


  1. Tax: 80%
  2. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 10%
  3. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 10%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Jeremy Lynn Richards

    Mr. Winspear is a highly competent and experienced attorney in the area of tax law. I know him on a personal and professional level. I give him my full endorsement and recommend him to anyone in need of legal representation in the area of tax law.


    Jeremy Richards Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Winspear Law, PLLC

534 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY, 14202

Winspear Law, PLLC

510 Clinton Square
Rochester, NY, 14604



NYCurrently registered 201103/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Louis A. DelCotto AwardUniversity at Buffalo Law School2010
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
CounselBluestein and Muhlbauer, P.C.2007 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Bar Association of Erie CountyN/AN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University at Buffalo Law SchoolTaxationJuris Doctor2010
State University of New York, College at Buffalo (Buffalo State College)Criminal JusticeBachelor of Science1989