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Tazewell Taylor Shepard IV

Tazewell Taylor Shepard IV

Practice areas:

Litigation, Tax, Contracts & Agreements, Estate Planning

About Me

    Tazewell's practice focuses on representing creditors in state     courts and federal Bankruptcy Court, taxpayers before the IRS and     the federal Tax Court, and transactional corporate work for businesses and individuals. Tazewell has worked for the U.S. State Department in Washington D.C. and Kingston, Jamaica and the National Labor Relations Board in Birmingham, Alabama.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2012

  1. Litigation: 40%
  2. Tax: 25%
  3. Contracts & Agreements: 20%
  4. Estate Planning: 15%

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

15 total 

  • Saam Seyed Ghiaasiaan

    I endorse this lawyer. An incredible reputation with peers and clients alike

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  • J. Brandon Shumaker

    One of the top young Litigators in Alabama. I fully endorse Mr. Shepard.

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Contact Info

Sparkman Shepard & Morris, PC

PO Box 19045
Huntsville, AL, 35804-9045

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ALAuthorized to practice law201207/19/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
CALI Award: Real Estate Development & FinanceUniversity of Alabama School of Law2011
CALI Award: Business OrganizationsUniversity of Alabama School of Law2011
CALI Award: International TaxationUniversity of Alabama School of Law2011
Stone, Granade & Crosby AwardUniversity of Alabama School of Law2010
CALI Award: Business OrganizationsUniversity of Alabama School of Law2010

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneySparkman, Shepard & Morris P.C.2012 - Present
American Citizen ServicesUnited States Department Of State2011 - 2012
Law ClerkNational Labor Relations Board2010 - 2010

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Huntsville-Madison County Bar AssociationCLE Chair2014 - 2015
Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association, Young LawyersTreasurer2014 - 2015
Alabama State Bar, Bankruptcy and Commerical Law SectionN/A2014 - Present
Alabama State Bar, Taxation SectionMember2014 - Present
ACME ClubMember2013 - Present
Huntsville Madison County LeadershipConnect Class 162013 - 2014
Madison County Bar, Young Lawyers SectionExecutive Committee Member2013 - 2014
Risk Management AssociationMember2013 - Present
Alabama State Bar, Young Lawyers SectionN/A2012 - Present
Huntsville-Madison County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Alabama State BarMember2012 - Present
American Bar Association, Taxation SectionMember2012 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
In re AnonymousSuccessfully denied discharge to debtors in bankruptcy and recieved a default judgment as sanctions
In re AnonymousSuccessfully defended President of debtor corporation in a Adversarial Proceeding to render President personally liable for the corporation's debts.
Anonymous v. AnonymousGranted summary judgment for client accused of fraud while promoting a business

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Lorman Education Services publicationSales and Use Taxes In Alabama2014
American Citizen Services - JamaicaNew Immigration Protocols in Effect for American Citizens2012
University of Alabama School of Law International Law SymposiumSynthesizing American and Australian Approached to Brownfield Redevelopment into Developing Nations’ Environmental Laws2012
University of Alabama School of Law International Law SymposiumProtecting Workers’ Rights in China: Drawing from American and Israeli Law to Reform China’s Labor Practices2012
Williamsburg Documentary ProjectBusiness Development and Farmers Markets2009

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws2015
University of Alabama School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2012
College of William and MaryAmerican StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts2009

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Sales & Use Tax in AlabamaApplicable Sales & Use Taxes in Alabama; Nexus; Dealing with a Sales and Use Tax Debt2014
Randolph School Senior DayCareers in Law2014
Ironbowl CLEBankruptcy - Creditor's Perspective2014
Huntsville High School Career DayCareers in Law2014
Sparkman High School GraduationSparkman Award2013
Randolph Senior DayCareers in Law2013
Special Lectures at the American Embassy -- Kingston, JamaicaAmerican Foreign Policy and the Caribbean2012
Non-Profit ConferenceResolving Wage and Hour Taxes Effectively2012
Board of Directors Annual MeetingCorporate Management and Best Practices2011