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John B. West Jr.

Tax Attorney at Augusta, GA

5.0   2 reviews

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John practices in the areas of business and tax law with an emphasis on corporate and business transactions, real estate, taxation and estate planning. He counsels businesses and their owners in a wide range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, buy-sell agreements, medical practice agreements, estate and business succession and general tax matters. In the tax area, John has focused on estate and gift tax, choice of business entity and charitable organizations.

Licensed to practice in Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee. Admitted to practice before U.S. Tax Court, U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of Georgia and South Carolina, Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals and all State Courts of Georgia.

Specialties: Tax Law, Business Transactions, Real Estate, Estate Planning and Probate Law

Licensed for 23 years
State SC
Status Good Standing
Acquired 2002
Updated 01/22/2023
State GA
Status Active Member in Good Standing
Acquired 2001
Updated 02/03/2023
State TN
Status Active
Acquired 2000
Updated 01/17/2023

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Dunstan, Cleary & West, LLP
1223 George C. Wilson Drive
Augusta, GA, 30909


5.0 / 5.0
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Posted by Lisa | May 28, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Timely and thorough
John kept up with our pace at which we needed our commercial lease reviewed, made changes in a timely manner, was thorough and explained it in plain English, not attorney speak.
Posted by James | December 15, 2009
Client Review
John handled a tax issue relating to my family-owned business efficiently and competently.


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AVVO RATING 7.9 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Dunstan, Cleary & West, LLP
  • 2010 - Present
  • Partner
  • Hull Barrett, PC
  • 2000 - 2010


  • Boston University School of Law
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • 2004
  • Vanderbilt University Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1999
  • University of Georgia, Athens
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1996


  • Augusta Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • State Bar of Georgia, Corporate Code Revision Committee
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Young Lawyers of Augusta, Law Day Committee
  • Member
  • N/A
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Honors and Awards

  • AV® Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013


  • Georgia Probate Notes
  • Conservation Easement Tax Benefits
  • 2007

Speaking Engagements

  • Georgia Society of CPA's - Augusta Chapter Luncheon
  • Choice of Business Entity Decisions in Georgia
  • 2006

Attorney endorsements

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Given (2)
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Unknown Attorney | Jan 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Tax Attorney | Nov 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. John is my former partner, with whom I worked closely. He is extremely pleasant to deal with, but more importantly, does an excellent job even with the most complex tax matters. If you hire John, you will not be disappointed."
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Augusta Tax Lawyer John B. West Jr.
John B. West Jr.
Tax Attorney
Augusta, GA
Licensed for 23 years