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Larry Jones


Larry Jones advises and represents clients in IRS tax controversies which include audits, appeals, collections, criminal tax investigations, and civil and criminal tax litigation. Larry has represented tax professionals before the Office of Professional Responsibility. He advises and assists corporations and individual businesses by furnishing general legal services necessary to the proper conduct of their business operations. He is committed to excellence in the practice of law and offers his clients timely, effective and efficient personalized service.

Prior to entering private practice, Larry was a Trial Attorney with the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. During his time there, he received substantial trial experience in tax cases. Larry represents taxpayers before all levels of the IRS, and in litigation against the IRS. He is a partner in the law firm of Townsend & Jones, LLP, which has offices in Dallas and Houston. Larry is Director of the Federal Taxpayers Clinic at SMU Dedman School of Law and has taught Federal Tax Procedure at the Law School.   Larry and his partner, Jack Townsend, are in Chambers USA: American's Leading Lawyers for business and were chosen as Texas Super Lawyers by Texas Monthly.

Larry is a teacher, author, recognized public speaker and authority on tax controversy matters, and how to effectively deal with the IRS. He has taught Criminal Tax Fraud and Taxation of Property Dispositions at the SMU Dedman School of Law. Larry has developed, written and taught courses for various professional organizations involving all aspects of the IRS including but not limited to audits, appeals, collections, and negotiating with the IRS. In the past, Larry has co-sponsored the Forum on Doing Business with the IRS and the Texas Society of CPAs.   Larry may be reached at 214.696.2661.