David P. Leeper

David P. Leeper is a board certified federal tax attorney and has more than 38 years of experience in dealing with the IRS administratively and in litigation.

David’s cases have been reported on the front page of the Wall Street Journal, in Newsweek, Readers Digest and in the Associated Press. He was the lead witness testifying before the Senate Finance Committee hearings on the Taxpayer Bill of Rights.

Most tax attorneys are familiar with David Leeper’s cases.

Notable Cases

Portillo I v. IRS
Portillo II v. IRS
Mescalero Apache Tribe v. IRS
George Doyle v. IRS
Images In Motion of El Paso Inc v. IRS
Cheshire v. U.S.
Ciccotelli v. US
Chavez v. US
Candelaria v. US

Education

Master of Laws (in taxation), New York University Law School
Juris Doctor, Texas Tech University Law School
Bachelor of Arts (emphasis in economics, psychology, accounting), Loyola University of Los Angeles

Admissions

US Supreme Court
US Court of Appeals (3rd, 5th, 10th)
US Tax Court
US Court of Federal Claims
US District Court – Western District of Texas
– Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Board Certified (Tax Law), Texas Board of Legal Specialization (31 years)

John Leeper

John Leeper has been a tax lawyer for over 23 years. He has been board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1978.

John has been successful in representing hundreds of people and businesses before the IRS. He has numerous reported cases in the United States Tax Court and in particular emphasizes criminal tax work.

Notable Cases

Mescalero Apache Tribe v. IRS
Cheshire v. U.S.
Flores v. U.S.
DePaoli v. IRS

Education

Master of Laws (in taxation), Boston University Law School
Juris Doctor, Texas Tech University Law School
Bachelor of Arts (emphasis in economics), University of Santa Clara

Admissions

US Court of Appeals (5th)
US Tax Court
US Court of Federal Claims
US District Court – Western District of Texas

Armin Jezari

Armin Jezari has been a tax lawyer since 2013. Armin has been successful in representing hundreds of people and businesses before the IRS.

Admissions

State Bar of Texas
Western District of Texas

Education

Master of Laws
University of Houston Law Center, Houston, TX
Int’l Tax • Tax Litigation • Tax Fraud • Taxation of Estates & Trusts • Tax Accounting • State and Local Tax • Corporate Tax • Tax Research & Ethics • Bankruptcy Tax

Juris Doctorate (Summa Cum Laude)
Texas Southern University, Houston, TX
Dean’s List • Top 1% • Law Review • Faculty Assistant • AMJUR Awards • Buck Wynne Scholarship

Master of Public Administration (Summa Cum Laude)
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX ·
Qualitative Analysis • Ethical Leadership • Public Policy • Information Systems

Bachelor in Business Administration and Social Science
University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
Management • Desktop Computing • Law and Society • Digital Economy

Associate of Arts and Sciences
1997 Richland College, Dallas, TX
Biology • Chemistry • Physics • Calculus • Government • History • Literature

Publications

Regaining Confidence: Protecting the Sanctity of Elections Without Burdening Speech (2012).
Moving Towards a Supreme Tribunal: America’s 21st Century Obligation to Foster Peace (2012).
Wal-Mart v. Dukes: A Need to Promulgate a More Reasonable ‘Significant Proof’ Standard for Title VII Class Certifications (2011).