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John Frank Patton

John Frank Patton

Practice areas:

Tax, Bankruptcy & Debt, Litigation

About Me

John F. Patton is an Tax Attorney at the headquarters of ZipTax LLC.


Mr. Patton obtained his B.A. in Business from the Azusa Pacific University in 2004; his Juris Doctorate from Whittier College in 2007; and his LLM Taxation from Chapman University School of Law in 2014.


While at Azusa Pacific, Mr. Patton was a member of the Dean's List, the National Dean's List, and recipient of the School of Business Academnic Achievement Award. He was also a member of the Oxford Brookes University Study Abroad program in Oxford, England, where he studied English literature and history.


During law school, Mr. Patton was a member of the Dean's List and recipient of the CALI award for Professional Responsibility. He graduated with a certificate in business law and was a member and contributing author to the Whittier Law Journal of Child and Family Advocacy. He is publisehd in the areas of Constitutional law and bankruptcy.  Further, Mr. Patton has his Masters of Tax Laws from Chapman University School of Law.


Mr. Patton was admitted to the California Bar in 2007 and the Oregon Bar in 2008. He is admitted to practice before the Central, Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of California and the District of Oregon. He is also licensed to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service for all tax matters.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Tax: 70%
    9 years, 500 cases
  2. Bankruptcy & Debt: 20%
    9 years, 500 cases
  3. Litigation: 10%
    9 years, 500 cases



Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Gary Lee Stanley

    I am very impressed with John Patton and his credentials. I endorse this attorney.


    Gary Stanley
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

ZipTax LLC

151 Kalmus Drive, Suite A-102
Costa Mesa, CA, 92626



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Dean's ListWhittier Law SchoolN/A
Academic Achievement AwardAzusa Pacific UniversityN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Tax AttorneyZipTax LLC2013 - Present
AttorneyBremer Whyte Brown & O'meara2012 - 2013
General CounselAir Force Flight Test Historical Foundation2008 - Present
AttorneyCooksey, Toolen, Gage, Duffy & Woog2008 - 2012

Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaN/AN/A
Oregon State BarN/AN/A

Publication NameTitleDate
Engineering Contractors’ Association MagazineHow The New Bankruptcy Laws May Affect Your Business2008
Whittier Law Journal of Child and Family AdvocacyFreedom of Religion or Best Interest of the Child?2007

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chapman University School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws2014
Whittier College School of LawLawJuris Doctor2007
Azusa Pacific UniversityBusinessBA - Bachelor of Arts2004