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About Me

I am committed to helping my clients achieve their business and family objectives while reducing the impact of state and federal taxation. I  work with affluent individuals and their families, helping them plan for retirement, for inter-generational wealth transfers, protection of family assets, business succession plans and for other transfers of business interests and assets.  In addition to the practice of tax law, I frequently serves as a mediator for other attorneys, facilitating the efficient resolution of complex tax, business and commercial matters.


Practice Areas


  1. Tax: 65%
    34 years
  2. Mediation: 10%
    18 years
  3. Employee Benefits: 10%
    34 years
  4. Estate Planning: 10%
    34 years
  5. Probate: 5%
    34 years


Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Patrick J. Mclain

    I endorse this Maxine Aaronson's work. Maxine has an excellent nationwide reputation as an attorney in the tax field. She is well known locally as a very able mediator and negotiator. Maxine is active in politics. Her clients lover her, her colleagues look to her for advice and guidance, and any of her opponents who have common sense and good character respect her. Maxine is the ideal choice for any complex or challenging legal issue, but whatever your tax or mediation problem, Maxine can be depended upon to offer wise counsle, sensible soultuion, and deliver success.


    Patrick Mclain Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Maxine Aaronson Attorney At Law

600 North Pearl Street Suite 2170
Dallas, TX, 75201


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198009/19/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Board Certified -Tax LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization1986
Super LawyerN/AN/A
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
FellowAmerican College of Tax CounselN/A
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
N/ALaw Office of Maxine Aaronson1983 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationChairmanN/A
Dallas Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Houston Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
American Bar FoundationFellowN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Commissioner of Internal Revenue v. John W. Banks; Commissioner of Internal Revenue v. Sigitas J. BanaitisN/A
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Publication NameTitleDate
ABA Section of Dispute ResolutionExpanding the Pie and Creating Value Through the Artful Use of the Internal Revenue Code2005
American Bar Association Section of TaxationA New Road to Successful Case Resolution: Using Mediation and Arbitration in Tax Matters2002
American Bar Association Section of TaxationPoint & Counterpoint Plaintiff's Attorney Fees and Costs2001
IRS Practice Advisor ReportThe Case for Mediation of Tax Controversies1999
Texas Tax LawyerNavigating Your Way Through The Process Of A Negotiation1999
ABA Family AdvocateKeep Your Client Covered With COBRA1990
CCH, Inc.Expenses for the Production of IncomeN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist UniversityTheatre EducationB.F.A - Bachelor of Fine Arts1976
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
American Bar Association, Taxation Section, Administrative Practice CommitteeHey, Somebody Stole My Tax ID!2013
Dallas Bar Association, International Law SectionNew IRS Reporting and Withholding Requirements for Payments to Offshore Payees2011
American Bar Association, Taxation Section, Standards of Tax Practice CommitteeEhtical Issues Arising in ADR2011
Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants Annual CPE ExpoDistressed Assets = Distressed Clients?2009
4th Annual Free CPE Day, Dallas CPA SocietyIf At First You Don't Succeed, Try Something Different2008
Advanced Drafting:Estate Planning and Probate CourseDrafting for Disagreements, Disputes and Outright Conflict2007
ABA Section of Taxation Fall MeetingAppeals Mediation2006
Texas Society of Public Accountants Annual CPE EXPOEnsuring Organizational Compliance: Current Tax Issues for Tax Exempt Entities2005
Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants Annual CPE EXPOTips on Effective Representation in Mediation2004
7th Annual Conference, ABA Section of Dispute ResolutionWhistle While You Work: The Neutral as Whistleblower2004
5th Annual Conference, ABA Section of Dispute ResolutionStaying on Track: How to Keep Tax Issues From Derailing Your Settlement2003