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
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
David is the Chair of the firm's Business Group. His practice focuses on all aspects... more
David is the Chair of the firm's Business Group. His practice focuses on all aspects of legal counseling for businesses including business planning, formation of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies, mergers and acquisitions, and the negotiation and drafting of commercial agreements. He has extensive experience in dealing with real estate matters including financings, purc... 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.