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Christian George Newsom

Christian George Newsom

also known as Chris Newsom

Practice areas:

Tax, Partnership, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate & Incorporation, Estate Planning

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About Me

Mr. Newsom has been Board Certified in Tax Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 2005.  His law practice includes federal and state tax planning; representing taxpayers in audits or disputes with the IRS and Texas Comptroller; mergers and acquisitions; partnerships, LLCs, and corporations; general contracts and business law; forming and advising tax-exempt organizations; and estate planning.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Tax: 50%
    20 years
  2. Mergers & Acquisitions: 15%
    20 years
  3. Partnership: 15%
    20 years
  4. Estate Planning: 10%
    20 years
  5. Corporate & Incorporation: 10%
    20 years



Hourly ($250-300/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Law Office of Chris Newsom

The Courtyard at Timarron
1205 S. White Chapel Blvd., Suite 235
Southlake, TX, 76092



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199508/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Award for LLM in Tax Graduate with Highest GPADallas Bar Association Tax Section / SMU Law2005
Board Certified in Tax Law from 2005 to CurrentTexas Board of Legal Specialization2005
Senior Editor of one of Duke's law journalsDuke University School of Law1994
Graduated cum laudeBaylor University1992

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of Chris Newsom2011 - Present
Of CounselGraves Dougherty Hearon & Moody, PC2006 - 2010
AttorneyLaw Office of Chris Newsom2005 - 2005
AttorneyMeadows Collier, et al.2004 - 2004
AttorneyStrasburger & Price1997 - 2003
AttorneyErnst & Young1995 - 1997


Association NamePosition NameDuration
United States Tax CourtAdmitted to Practice2006 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Taxation SectionMember1997 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate and Trust SectionMember1997 - Present
State Bar of TexasAdmitted to Practice1995 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
Real Estate Probate & Trust Law ReporterTexas Margin Tax Summary2006


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawLawLLM - Master of Laws in Taxation2005
Duke University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Baylor UniversityAccountingB.B.A.1992

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Strasburger & Price Annual Tax SymposiumTax Issues2000