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Richard Lewis Johnson

Tax Attorney at Seattle, WA

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About Richard

Learn Richard’s areas of practice.

2
Practice areas
  1. Tax
    50%
    Assisting individuals and small businesses to resolve disputes with the Internal Revenue Service and Washington Department of Revenue.

  2. Tax fraud and tax evasion
    50%
    Assisting individuals and small businesses to resolve disputes with the Internal Revenue Service and Washington Department of Revenue.

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 University of Washington School of Law.

Mr. Johnson's practice consists of tax controversy matters before the Internal Revenue Service and the Washington State Department of Revenue. His recent cases include, but are not limited to, voluntary disclosures for non-filers and for those with foreign bank accounts and foreign entities, protesting IRS audit determinations, protesting state Department of Revenue determinations for in-state and out-of-state taxpayers (including business & occupation tax, sales tax, and trust fund accountability assessments), challenging federal trust fund recovery penalty assessments (federal employment taxes), penalty abatements, offers in compromise, installment agreements, and general tax collection issues.

Licensed for 16 years
State WA
Status Active
Acquired 2006
Updated 02/01/2023

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LeSourd & Patten, P.S.
One Union Square
600 University St Ste 2401
Seattle, WA, 98101-4121

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AVVO RATING 9.6 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Part-time Lecturer
  • University of Washington
  • 2013 - Present
  • Shareholder
  • LeSourd & Patten, P.S.
  • 2006 - Present

Education

  • University of Washington School of Law
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • 2009
  • Seattle University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2006
  • Whitman College
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • 2003

Associations

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2006 - Present
  • United States Tax Court
  • 2006 - Present
  • King County Bar Association
  • Young Lawyer Division Trustee
  • 2008 - 2008

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America - Tax Law
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America - Tax Law
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Rising Star - Tax
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Best Lawyers in America - Tax Law
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Rising Star - Tax
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Best Lawyers in America - Tax Law
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Rising Star - Tax
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Best Lawyers in America - Tax Law
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Rising Star - Tax
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Best Lawyers in America - Tax Law
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Rising Star - Tax
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Best Laywers in America - Tax Law
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Rising Star - Tax
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Best Lawyers in America - Tax Law
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2010
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Tax Attorney | Apr 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Rich works diligently to provide the best possible legal assistance to his clients. He is tireless in his pursuit of excellence and his clients are always his number one priority."
Tax Attorney | Feb 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly recommend Rich for all tax matters. Rich will aggressively fight for his clients. If I ever had a tax problem, I would call Rich for help. This guy knows what he is doing."
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Seattle Tax Lawyer Richard Lewis Johnson
Richard Lewis Johnson
Tax Attorney
Seattle, WA
Licensed for 16 years