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Taxation, including estate and succession planning and representation of taxpayers in material tax controversies.  Advice and assistance with respect to establishment of different types of legal entitites and experienced representation with respect to business, corporate, and partnership matters.

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  1. Tax: 30%
    53 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  2. Estate Planning: 25%
    53 years, 400 cases
  3. Business: 20%
    53 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  4. Trusts: 15%
    53 years, 300 cases
  5. Wills: 10%
    53 years, 400 cases

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Fees:

Hourly ($380-400/hour), Retainer (always)

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Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.

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  • David Joseph Dischley

    I highly endorse this lawyer. Mr. Paturis is one of the most experienced tax lawyers in the country. He possesses extensive knowledge of the US tax code and every client I have sent to him has been highly satisfied with his excellent services. He is honest, candid, and ethical. In summation, best tax lawyer.

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Contact info

431 N Lee St
Alexandria, VA, 22314-2301

431 N Lee St
Alexandria, VA, 22314-2301

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
VAAuthorized to practice law197303/31/2016
DCActive 196907/06/2016
NCActive195907/28/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law2014
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2014
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law2013
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2013
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law2012
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2012
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2011
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law2011
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2010
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law2010
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law2009
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2009
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2008
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law2008
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law2007
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2007
Who's Who in American LawWho's Who in American Law -Marquis2006
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2006
Who's Who in AmericaMarquis2005
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law2005
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2005
Block AwardUniversity of North Carolina Law School1959
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerThe Law Office of E. Michael Paturis1978 - 2014
PartnerReasoner, Davis, & Vinson1969 - 1978
Trial LawyerInternal Revenue Service1966 - 1969
Tax SpecialistInternal Revenue Service1964 - 1966
AssociatePoyner, Geraghty, Hartsfield, & Townsend1963 - 1964
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Alexandria Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present
Virginia Bar AssociationMember1973 - Present
Phi Beta KappaMember1953 - Present
Beta Gamma SigmaMember1953 - Present
Fairfax County Bar AssociationMember1978 - 2014
Board of Editors, North Carolina Law ReviewMember1957 - 1959
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Berkley Machine Works & Foundry Company v. Comm’rJudgment for the Respondent
C. Clinton Carpenter v. CommissonerJudgment for the Respondent
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of North Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1959
University of North Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1954
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Winery & Vineyard LawTax Considerations and Consequences2014