Since joining the firm of Chicoine & Hallett, P.S. in 1991, Mr. Colvin has... more
Since joining the firm of Chicoine & Hallett, P.S. in 1991, Mr. Colvin has concentrated his practice in federal tax controversy matters and federal white-collar criminal defense. Mr. Colvin has represented clients before every level of the Internal Revenue Service, before the United States Tax Court and the Court of Federal Claims, in the federal district courts, before the Circuit Courts of Ap... view profile
Gregarious, outgoing and happy to live a life so blessed. My wife, a caring and... more
Gregarious, outgoing and happy to live a life so blessed. My wife, a caring and thoughtful person (largely responsible for how wonderful our children turned out),and I have raised three wonderful children, a boy and two girls that I am proud to say are amongst the most decent, polite and respectful people I have ever known. My mother and father, who recently celebrated 60 years of marriage, tau... view profile
I am an attorney at Linville Lawfirm, PLCC. I specialize in construction law. I work... more
I am an attorney at Linville Lawfirm, PLCC. I specialize in construction law. I work with my brother, father and other attorneys here. We provide top notch legal representation to persons and companies involved in construction disputes, whether it be contractors, material suppliers, property owners, architects or engineers. About half of my practice involves dispute resolution. The other half i... view profile
As chair of the firm's real estate department and past chair of the firm's business... more
As chair of the firm's real estate department and past chair of the firm's business department, I focus on real estate, business, and tax matters for individuals and privately held companies in addition to dental practice acquisitions and sales. I am a native to Washington and hold a master's degree in taxation, which broadens my ability to advise and assist clients effectively.
Tax attorneys understand the interplay of different tax laws and regulations, and in planning strategies to minimize people's tax liabilities. Many tax laws are written by lawyers for lawyers, and as such are very difficult to understand. There are also many different types of taxes and tax laws–for example, income taxes, corporate and business taxes, death taxes, property taxes, estate and gift taxes, sales taxes, and international taxes. Sometimes taxes are based on an inflated or incorrect value the government has placed on an entity or activity. Tax attorneys will help you challenge the value or the tax itself, and help you reduce your taxes through careful planning.