I have worked in the Chief Counsel's Office of the Internal Revenue in Washington DC.. I have represented clients in tax audits, IRS collection matters, tax fraud cased and tax litigation. I worked in the tax department of Deloitte Touche in New York City, I have practiced law in Salt Lake City, Utah for over 35 years.
I have represented clients before both the Internal Revenue Service, the Utah State Tax Commission, the US Tax Court, the Utah District Court, the US Federal District Court, the US Court of Federal Claims, the Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit.
I am the past president of the Salt Lake Estate Planning Council. I have done estate planning for bank presidents, professional athletes, business owners, and private individuals.
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|Top Lawyers in Tax||Utah Business Magazine||2011|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2011|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2010|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2010|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2009|
|Top Lawyers in Tax Law||Utah Business Magazine||2008|
|Preeminent Lawyer||Register of Preeminent Lawyers, 18th Edition||1996|
|Senior Tax Attorney||J. Craig Carman PC||1975 - 2013|
|Tax Attorney||Kesler & Gordon||1973 - 1975|
|Tax Attorney||Prince Yeates Ward Miller & Geltzalter||1971 - 1973|
|Tax Attorney in Tax Department||Deloitte & Touche in New York City||1969 - 1971|
|National Tax Director||A. M. Pullen @ Company||1968 - 1969|
|Tax Law Specialist||Chief Counsel For The I.R.S.||1966 - 1968|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Utah State Bar, Estate Planning Section||Attorney Member||2000 - Present|
|Utah State Bar, Litigation Section||Attorney Member||2000 - Present|
|Salt Lake Estate Planning Council||Past President||1990 - Present|
|Utah State Bar, Tax Law Section||Attorney Member||1975 - Present|
|Utah State Bar||Attorney Member||1971 - Present|
|Ridgeway vs Equifax||Case settled for an amount substantially in excess of the clients initial claim.|
|Caldwell v. Commissioner||Case settled for substantially less than IRS proposed.|
|Marty v. Commissioner||The IRS dropped its trust fund recovery case.|
|George Washington University||Tax Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1969|
|University of Utah||Accounting||BS - Bachelor of Science||1966|