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Dustin Snow Whittenburg

About me

Dustin Whittenburg is a graduate of the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law (JD, cum laude, ’03) and New York University School of Law (LL.M.-Taxation, ’06). Mr. Whittenburg was awarded the Dean’s Scholarship and appointed an articles editor of the SMU Law Review Association.  
After graduating from law school Mr. Whittenburg worked as a litigator at a Dallas, Texas based law firm for two years.  He then attended New York University School of Law.  After graduation he worked at Cox Smith Matthews, Incorporated where his practice focused on complex tax planning, federal and state tax controversies, counseling non-profit entities, and matters related to executive compensation. He has represented taxpayers during administrative appeals before the Internal Revenue Service and Texas Comptroller as well as in the United States Tax Court and Federal District Courts.   Mr. Whittenburg is admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court, the Federal District Court of the Western District of Texas and the Federal District Court of the Northern District of Texas.


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Practice areas


  1. Tax: 50%
    11 years
  2. Tax Fraud: 20%
    9 years
  3. Estate Planning: 20%
    8 years
  4. Trusts: 10%
    11 years



Hourly ($200-300/hour), contingent (33-45%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

The Law Office of Dustin Whittenburg

4040 Broadway Street
Suite 450
San Antonio, TX, 78209

The Law Office of Dustin Whittenburg

999 E. Basse Road
Suite 180-136
San Antonio, TX, 78209



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We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Texas Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Texas Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Rising Stars in S.A. Law of 2013S.A. Scene2013
Texas Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Rising Stars in S.A. Law of 2012S.A. Scene Magazine2012
Texas Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
S.A. Lawyers: Best of 2012S.A. Scene Magazine2012
S.A. Lawyers: Best of 2011S.A. Scene Magazine2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyThe Law Offices of Dustin Whittenburg2009 - Present
Tax AssociateCox Smith Matthews, Incorporated2006 - 2009
Litigation AssociateDehay & Ellison, LLP2003 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
District 10 Subcommittee - Unauthorized Practice of Law CommitteeMember2011 - Present
San Antonio Estate Planners CouncilMember2009 - Present
San Antonio Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
San Antonio Young Lawyers AssociationMember2006 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember2003 - Present
Dallas Bar AssociationMember2003 - 2005
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Schwarz v. Comm'r (015744-10)Settled
Schwarz v. Comm'r (025370-10)Settled
Harte v. Comm'r (010820-10)Settled
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawTaxOther - Masters2006
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Texas Tech UniversityAccountingMS - Master of Science2000
Texas Tech UniversityAccounting/FinanceOther - Bachelors2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual MeetingUpdate on Oil & Gas Tax Litigation2015
Tax Law in a DayHandling a Tax Controversy: Audits, Appeals, Litigation & Collections2014
IRS Collections - Overview & UpdateIRS Collections - Overview & Update2011