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Sandra Veliz

Sandra Veliz

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About Me

Ms. Veliz joined LeSourd & Patten, P.S. in 2008 after working for 13 years at the Office of Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service. As an attorney for the IRS, she tried cases before the United States Tax Court involving individuals, corporations, and estates. She also provided advice to IRS agents during audits and on collection matters. In addition, Ms. Veliz represented the IRS in bankruptcy cases.


Currently, Ms. Veliz's practice consists of a broad range of tax issues arising in tax controversy matters before the Internal Revenue Service and representing clients before the United States Tax Court.



Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Tax: 100%

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Contact Info

600 University St Ste 2401
Seattle, WA, 98101-4121

LeSourd & Patten, P.S.

2401 One Union Square
600 University Street
Seatle, WA, 98101-4121





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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Associate AttorneyLeSourd & Patten, P.S.2008 - Present
Attorney, Office of Chief CounselInternal Revenue Service1995 - 2008


Association NamePosition NameDuration
IRS Liaison CommitteeCo-chair2009 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
United States Tax CourtMember1995 - Present
United States District Court for the Western District of WashingtonMember1995 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington, School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Oregon State UniversityN/AB.A. and B.S.1991

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Federal Tax ClinicThe Basics: Tax Court Litigation2010