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John Joseph Mcgregor

John Joseph Mcgregor

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About Me

Mr. John McGregor has practiced for over 30 years with an emphasis on taxation and business transactions. He is certified as a specialist in Taxation Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. He represents taxpayers in civil tax controversies before all levels of the Internal Revenue Service and in federal courts. He also represents taxpayers in California income, property and sales and use tax disputes. He served as a member of the Fresno County Assessment Appeals Board in 1993-98 and as its chair in 1997-98.


He has also published articles in Tax Notes and The University of Southern California Tax Institute. He served as Editor of The California Tax Lawyer and of The Fresno Bar Bulletin. He has lectured at the University of Southern California Tax Institute, at Annual Meetings of the California Tax Bars, at State Bar of California Section Education Institutes, and California CPA Society Farmer’s Tax and Accounting Conferences. He has also lectured at San Joaquin College of Law, California State University, Fresno and Fresno City College.


Reported Cases

Zaninovich v. Commissioner

Giannini Packing Corp. v. Commissioner

Salwasser v. Commissioner

Estate of Frazier v. Commissioner

(9th Cir. 2003) 2003-2 USTC 60,473.
, TC Memo 1991-466.
(1984) 83 TC 526.
(9th Cir. 1980) 616 F2d 429.


Practice Areas


  1. Taxation: 50%
  2. Business: 50%

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Contact Info

McCormick, Barstow, Sheppard, Wayte & Carruth LLP

5 River Park Pl E
Fresno, CA, 93720



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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Northern California Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2011
Northern California Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2010
Northern California Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Northern California Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Northern California Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2005
Volunteer Attorney of the YearFresno County Bar Association1983
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Community Hospitals of Central CaliforniaBoard of Trustees2011 - Present
Fresno County Bar AssociationDirector1983 - 1986
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
American Law InstituteMemberN/A
Fresno County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Community Hospitals of Central CaliforniaChair, Audit, Compliance and Legal Affairs CommitteeN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
California Continuing Education of the BarTaxation of Real Property Transfers1981
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
UC Hastings COLN/AlawN/A
Univ of San FranciscoN/AundergraduateN/A