Mark Roberts counsels and represents individuals and families in both tax and non-... more
Mark Roberts counsels and represents individuals and families in both tax and non-tax aspects of estate planning, with an emphasis on personalized needs and advanced tax planning, including use of sophisticated tax strategies to transfer wealth among family members, preservation of assets through use of long-term trusts, partnerships and companies, facilitation of business succession, and prepa... view profile
My practice focuses on federal tax planning, particularly in the areas of start-up... more
My practice focuses on federal tax planning, particularly in the areas of start-up and emerging companies, investment funds, venture capital, and real estate. In addition to tax law, I also concentrate my practice on legal entity law (notably LLCs and partnerships) and the laws governing investment advisers. I have significant experience representing entrepreneurs. I frequently meet with... view profile
Stephen represents clients in a wide variety of taxation, business, and securities... more
Stephen represents clients in a wide variety of taxation, business, and securities matters. He focuses his practice on helping businesses, whether large or small and whether established or in the process of getting started, to navigate legal complexities so that they can focus on their day-to-day business operations without having to worry about tax or legal issues.
Warren’s practice is focused on assisting clients in analyzing, structuring, and... more
Warren’s practice is focused on assisting clients in analyzing, structuring, and negotiating tax-efficient structures for complex investment and business transactions. Warren is a regular presenter and writer on several of the most cutting-edge tax law topics in the nation, and his articles are been published in both local and national publications.UPCOMING PRESENTATIONS:--"Real Estate within S... view profile
Mr. Johnson joined LeSourd Patten, P.S. in 2006 after graduating cum laude from... more
Mr. Johnson joined LeSourd Patten, P.S. in 2006 after graduating cum laude from Seattle University School of Law in Seattle, Washington. While at Seattle University, he focused on business and tax law and interned with the IRS Office of Chief Counsel, where he assisted in a variety of civil tax controversy cases. Most recently, Mr. Johnson completed his LL.M. degree in taxation at the Universi... view profile
Lisa advises nonprofit organizations and businesses on critical legal issues in... more
Lisa advises nonprofit organizations and businesses on critical legal issues in order to keep them compliant with a myriad of rules and regulations. She counsels nonprofits on tax and operational issues, including formation, obtaining and maintaining tax-exempt status, private foundation excise taxes, excess benefit transactions, lobbying restrictions, fundraising law compliance, and collabora... view profile
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.