3David R. ReidSpringfield(217) email@example.com@reid-lawoffice.comReid Law Office LLCwww.reid-lawoffice.comwww.reid-lawoffice.comReidDavid1.jpgTax Law: BusinessTax Law: IndividualTrust, Will & Estate Planning LawBusiness Law|
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|Tax Law: Business|| Business Law|
|Tax Law: Individual|
|Trust, Will & Estate Planning Law|
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| County: Sangamon|
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Mr. Reid is a native of Springfield, Illinois. He is admitted to practice law in Illinois, Florida, Georgia, and the U.S. Tax Court. Prior to opening his own firm in 1995, he practiced law with Brown, Hay and Stephens and the Internal Revenue Service's Office of Chief Counsel. During his tenure as an attorney for the IRS, he was the national coordinator for a tax shelter project and a special assistant U.S. attorney for bankruptcy. He was also involved in extensive litigation on behalf of the IRS in U.S. Tax Court. He is a commissioner in the Court of Claims for Illinois, and he conducts an active law practice.
Mr. Reid received a J.D. in 1983 from the University of Miami. He received an LLM taxation degree in 1992 from Emory University. He received an MBA from Florida International University and a master of public administration from Sangamon State University, now known as the University of Illinois at Springfield.
Notable Cases and Results:
Successfully litigated a national case in 1990 for the Office of Chief Counsel, IRS in U.S. Tax Court against a textile manufacturer and the textile industry which sought to depreciate "assembled work force" and which led to a change in depreciation and amortization tax laws.
Represented the comptroller, State of Illinois as a special assistant attorney general in a national bankruptcy case involving a funeral industry leader and enforced compliance with state laws. Case No. 99-1244 (PJW) U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware.)
U.S. Tax Court, 1983
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 1999
U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois, 1984
Hourly Rate: $151-$200
Retainer: Varies upon case
Year of Birth: 1950
Law School: University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 1983
Law School Honors/Involvement: Honor roll
Undergraduate School: Southern Illinois University, 1973
Undergraduate School Honors/Involvement: Honor roll; NCAA football
State of Illinois; Enprotech Processing Sevices, LLC., a division of Enprotech Corporation; tax planning; estate planning; and tax controversy
Reid Law Office, Springfield, Illinois,
July 1995-June 1996 and January 1, 1998-present
Commissioner, Court of Claims, State of Illinois, Springfield, Illinois, September 2003-present
Reid & Jones Offices, Springfield, Illinois, July 1996-December 31, 1997
Brown, Hay & Stephens, Springfield, Illinois, June 1992 - June 1995
Office of Chief Counsel, senior attorney and special assistant United States attorney (bankruptcy), Internal Revenue Service, District Counsel's Office
Atlanta, Georgia and Springfield, Illinois, October 1983-June 1992
Metropolitan Dade County, Miami Florida, Office of Management and Budget, 1975-1983
Bar/Professional Association Involvement:
Florida Bar Association
Georgia Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Federal Tax Section
President, Center for Improving Parochial Education
Director, Springfield Art Association Board
Legal Advisor - P.O.R.A.
Past president, Sangamon County Medical Society Alliance
Published Legal Writing:
Publications for Illinois State Bar Association Federal Tax Seminars and State Tax Seminars
Frequent lecturer on tax and business topics
Counselor to clients with estate planning needs, tax planning and tax litigation.
Family: Married and children.
Additional Office Locations:
Available to meet in Florida or Georgia at special request.
Parking: Free parking available at building.
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