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Nicholas James Richards II

Nicholas James Richards II

Practice areas:

Tax, Litigation

About Me

Nick Richards has been practicing tax law and teaching tax professionals (private and IRS) for over 15 years.  When he isn't representing taxpayers or teaching tax professionals, Nick enjoys spending time with his wife and children, hiking, snowboarding, gardening and yoga.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Litigation: 50%
    17 years, 500 cases
  2. Tax: 50%
    17 years, 500 cases



Hourly ($375/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Anderson & Jahde, P.C.

2100 W Littleton Blvd Ste 300
Littleton, CO, 80120




Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Superior Performance AwardIRS Chief Counsel2005
Trial Team Attorney of the YearIRS Chief Counsel2004
Superior Performance AwardIRS Chief Counsel2003
Significant Case AwardIRS Chief Counsel2001
High HonorsUniversity of California1995
Dean's ListUniversity of California1994

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorDenver University College Of Law2012 - Present
PartnerAnderson & Jahde, P.C.2009 - Present
Staff Attorney to Chief CounselChief Counsel Internal Revenue Service2005 - 2006
Special Assistant United States AttorneyUs Dept Of Justice1999 - 2005
Senior AttorneyInternal Revenue Service1998 - 2009
Law ClerkMarvin Chorzempa1996 - 1998


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Greater Denver Tax Counsel AssociationMember2008 - Present
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2008 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Universal Trust v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo 2000-390Win
Smith et al v. CommissionerWin
Johnston v. CommissionerWin

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark, Northwestern SOLLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Univ of California Santa BarbaraEnglish LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts1995

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Preparing and Defending Tax Returns for the Legal Marijuana IndustryColorado State Taxes and Audits2015
Lunch and Learn - financial productsForeign Disclosure and Filing2015
Graduate Tax ProgramState and Local Tax2015
Continuing Professional EducationTax Litigation and Appeals2015
Continuing Professional EducationIRS Collections2015
Continuing Professional EducationIRS Audits2015