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.


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


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

Notable Cases

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