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Steven Anderson Leahy

Practice areas:

Tax, Foreclosure, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

About Me

I help people & companies battle the IRS and overcome their tax problems.

- Offers-in-compromise
- Marital transmutation agreements
- Representation at collection due process hearings
- Innocent-spouse defense
- Analysis of tax collection statutes of limitations
- Installment payment plans
- Tax Advocate assistance
- Collection appeals
- Trust Fund Recovery Penalty
- Payroll Tax Issues
- Discharge in bankruptcy
- Penalty abatement
- Foreclosure Defense
- Bankruptcy Chapter 7
- Bankruptcy Chapter 13



Areas of Concentration:


Tax Resolution | Bankruptcy | Foreclosure Defense

If you have IRS problems, you need an attorney. You need me Steven Leahy. Call me (312) 664-6649 or Toll Free (866) 664-6647. 150 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1120 Chicago, 60601


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Tax: 60%
    10 years
  2. Foreclosure: 20%
    14 years
  3. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 10%
    15 years
  4. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 10%
    15 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

50 total 

  • Christopher Michael Larson

    Good tax attorney, and helpful contributor on Avvo.

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    Christopher Larson Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
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  • Shannon E Wynn

    Mr. Leahy has made a significant contribution to the Avvo community and I highly endorse him for his knowledge and insights.

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    Shannon Wynn Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Law Office of Steven A. Leahy, PC

150 N Michigan Ave # 1120
Chicago, IL, 60601-7626

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200005/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Graduated LL.M. with HonorsJohn Marshall Law School2002
Cum LaudeJohn Marshall Law School2000
Excellence for the Future Award - Income TaxationThe Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction1999
Excellence for the Future Award - Agency & UnincorporatedThe Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction1999
Excellence for the Future Award - Legal EthicsThe Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction1998
Excellence for the Future Award - Constitutional Law IIThe Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction1998
Excellence for the Future Award - Patent & Trade Secret LawThe Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction1998
Corpus Juris Secundum Award - PropertyWest Publishing Company1996

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
FounderOpem Tax Resolution2010 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
United States Supreme CourtN/A2012 - Present
United States Tax CourtN/A2011 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Catholic Lawyers Guild of ChicagoMember2007 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember2003 - Present
United States District Court for the Northern District of IllinoisN/A2000 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Over Mean DebtorChapter 7 Discharge of Debt

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
US Tax PublishersDeal With Your IRS Problem Today! | Learn the Secrets of Solving Your IRS Problem!2009
Global Review of Cyberlaw, ISSN 1569-2140 (2001), volume 1 , issue 1 , p. 1-44Self-Regulation and the EU Privacy Directive : Do Privacy Seals Offer 'Adequate' Protection To Citizens Transferring Data To American Internet Companies?2001

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoInformation TechnologyDoctor of Laws2002
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoN/AJuris Doctor2000
Loyola University ChicagoBusiness Administration - FinanceBA - Bachelor of Arts1992

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
American Bankruptcy Institute 17th Annual Central States Bankruptcy WorkshopPresenter: Cramming for the Means Test: How to Pass It Line by Line2008