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Larry Jones, JD


Larry Jones, JD, advises and represents clients in IRS tax controversies which include audits, appeals, collections, criminal tax investigations, and civil and criminal tax litigation.  Larry Jones is committed to the 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 United States Department of Justice.  During this time he received substantial trial experience in tax cases.  Larry represents taxpayers at 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.  In addition to his private practice, Larry is Director of the Federal Taxpayers Clinic and Small Business Clinic at the SMU Dedman School of Law and teaches Federal Tax Procedure and Taxation of Property Dispositions at the Law School.  Larry and his partner, Jack Townsend, are listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, and have been selected as Texas Super Lawyers. Larry is a teacher, author, and recognized public speaker and authority on tax controversy matters, and how to effectively deal with the IRS.  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. Larry is a member of the Advisory Board of the Journal of Tax Practice and Procedure published by CCH, and writes a column on examination issues for this publication.  Larry has published various articles on dealing with the IRS.  He has been a co-author of Guide to Dealing with the IRS published by Practitioners Publishing Company.