Cory L. Johnson joined the law firm of Chicoine & Hallett, P.S. as a Summer Associate in 2006, and returned as an Associate upon graduation from the University of Washington School of Law in 2007. Before joining Chicoine & Hallett, P.S., Ms. Johnson served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Richard C. Tallman of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Johnson was a Special Agent with the Department of Health and Human Services investigating white-collar crimes. Ms. Johnson received a B.A. in accounting from the University of Washington School of Business.
Ms. Johnson focuses her practice on federal criminal and civil tax disputes, ranging from estate valuation controversies to representing clients during IRS audits and before the IRS Office of Appeals. She has helped clients navigate the IRS Criminal Investigation Voluntary Disclosure Program, and has successfully resolved collection matters on behalf of her clients.
Ms. Johnson is admitted to practice in the Washington State Courts, the United States Tax Court, and the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington.
Ms. Johnson enjoys spending time with her husband and their two labs, Timber and Aspen.