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Everett R. Buck

About me

He is married to Barbara Coffman, daughter of Lt. (USN) & Mrs. Henry B. and Dado Coffman of Houston, Texas, resides in Houston, and is a member St. Martin's Episcopal Church. A former Marine Captain, naval aviator (A6E), and designated Military Finance Officer who after military service became a CPA and attorney.


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 20%
  2. Probate: 20%
  3. Business: 20%
  4. Bankruptcy: 20%
  5. Tax: 20%



Hourly ($300/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Shawn Michael Grady

    I clerked for Mr. Buck during law school so I know first hand his expertise in tax and bankruptcy law. He diligently serves his clients with great attention and care.


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  • Isaias Joel Solorzano

    I endorse this lawyer. His answers on the forums are very helpful and a good step in obtaining information.


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Contact info

E. Rhett Buck, Attorney-CPA

3730 Kirby Drive Suite 1200

Houston, TX, 77098-3985

3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 1200
Houston, TX, 77098



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199207/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Cert Appreciation VITA Nonresident Site MgrIRS2014
Outstanding Member in Public PracticeHouston Society of CPAs2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney - CPAE Rhett Buck Attorney CPA1996 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Houston Bar AssociationMember Tax Section1999 - Present
American Association of Attorney-Certified Public AccountantsMember - Houston Chapter1999 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember - Tax Section1991 - Present
Texas Society of Certified Public AccountantsMember1985 - Present
Houston Chapter of Certified Public AccountantsMember1985 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Barton v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo 2005-97 (U.S. Tax Court, May 3, 2005)Taxpayer wins
Watson v. Commissioner, USTC Summ 2014-108Taxpayer wins 86% of contested deductions
Guest v. Cochran, 993 S.W.2d 397, (Tex App – Houston 14th Dist, 1999)Client wins
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Publication nameTitleDate
State Bar of Texas HVLPIRS Administrative Appeals2015
American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants (CPA)Individual Tax Update2015
Houston CPA SocietyNonresident Taxation Issues2015
Wednesday Tax Forum, HoustonBankruptcy Tax Issues2014
Houston Bar AssociationDeduction of Contributions by Charitable Organization Volunteers2014
American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants (CPA)2014 Individual and Small Business Tax Update2014
AICPA Individual Income Tax Video Course2013 Individual Income Tax Update2013
AICPA Individual Income Tax Video Course2012 Individual Income Tax Update2012
AICPA Individual Income Tax CourseIndividual Income Tax Video Course2011
AICPA Individual Income Tax CourseIndividual Income Taxes2011
Daily Court ReviewTax Law Issues1998
Texas Law ReporterTax Law Tips1996
Texas Law ReporterTax Law Tips1995
Thompson PublicationChoice of Entity and Business Formation1994
Today's CPACoping with New Texas Taxes1992
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
South Texas College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
University of Texas System, AustinN/AM.P.A1985
Pepperdine UniversityN/AM.S.A1977
University of Texas System, AustinN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1971
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Wednesday Tax ForumBankruptcy Tax Issues: Federal Income Tax2014
Houston HLVP Seminar2014 Federal Tax Update2014
Houston CPA SocietyNon-resident Income tax returns 1040NR2014
Animal Law SectionDeduction of Unreimbursed Charitable Volunteers Expenses2014
Houston Enrolled Agent SocietyBankruptcy Tax Issues: Federal Income Tax2013
Houston Attorney CPA AssociationIncome Tax Update for Individuals and Small Business2013
Houston Tax Forum2011 Individual / Small Business Tax Changes2012
Houston CPA SocietyIncome Taxes for Nonresident Aliens2012
Charitable Contributions of Volunteers Unreimbursed ExpensesDeducting Unreimbursed Expenses of Volunteers2012
American Association of Attorney Certified Public Accountants2011 Income Tax Changes2011
Texas CPA Tax ExpoBankruptcy Taxes for Individuals and Small Business2010
Houston Bar Association CLEIncome Tax Issues for Lawyers2009
HC-TSCPATax Calendar 2006 for Individuals and Texas Business Entities2006
Texas State Bar Tax SectionRepresenting Non-Filers2005
HC-TSCPAProperty Tax Legal Defenses2004
Houston Tax ForumTax Simplification Policy and Proposals2002
Houston Tax ForumS Corporation Franchise Tax Conversions After Rev. Proc. 99-512002
Houston Bar AssociationUpdate on Houston IRS District1999
Houston Certified Public Accountants ForumEstate Annuity Valuation1990