Founded in 2009,
The Law Office of Dustin Whittenburg specializes in tax planning and controversy, estate planning and probate, corporate law, and entity formation.
The Law Office of Dustin Whittenburg
The Law Office of Dustin Whittenburg specializes in helping individuals, businesses, and non-profit entities plan and use the law to their benefit.
Dustin and his team take pride in listening to the needs of their clients and helping them navigate the often complicated legal system to achieve the best results. Whether you need advice on how to reduce the tax liability for your business, create a plan to minimize estate tax, need a simple will, or need assistance closing the estate of a loved one through probate, The Law Office of Dustin Whittenburg is ready to help you.
Dustin Whittenburg specializes in representing individuals, privately held business interests, non-profits, and other types of taxpayers before the IRS and Texas Comptroller in audits, appeals, and enforced collections and defends clients before the U.S. Tax Court and U.S. District Court.
Additionally, Dustin uses in-depth knowledge of the tax code to help clients create strong estate plans and reduce expenditures during the probate process.
Raised in Amarillo, Texas, Dustin earned his B.B.A., cum laude, in accounting and finance at Texas Tech University; Master of Science in accounting at Texas Tech University; J.D., cum laude, at Southern Methodist University; and Master of Laws (in taxation) at New York University. Whittenburg is a member of the National Bond Lawyers Association.
Dustin Whittenburg has achieved the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell AV rating. An AV rating is the highest accolade awarded to an attorney. This rating signifies that the lawyer's peers rank them at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal knowledge, communication skills, and ethical standards.
Practice Focus Areas
Businesses are required to follow numerous laws and guidelines. Whether big or small, businesses need an attorney to ensure compliance. Our expertise in corporate law gives us the ability to work with business clients from the inception of the business to the merger or sale and everything in between. Dustin can help your business structure articles of incorporation, partnership agreements, contracts, and employee retention plans. Additionally, his tax expertise gives you the upper hand when he is on your side negotiating a merger, acquisition, or business sale.
Tax Planning &
With a Master of Laws in Taxation, Dustin Whittenburg specializes in tax planning and controversy. We represent individuals, privately held business interests, and non-profits before the IRS and Texas Comptroller in audits, appeals, and enforced collections. He is experienced in defending clients in the U.S. Tax Court and in U.S. District Court. Whittenburg uses his in-depth knowledge of the tax code to help clients negotiate offers in compromise, remove penalties, set up payment plans, and protect their assets from collection actions. We interact with the taxing entity so you don't have to.
Probate can be an emotional time for the family wrapping up a loved one's estate. With proper estate planning, many Texans can avoid the hassle and cost of probate altogether. Not having a will or a proper estate plan only complicates matters after your passing. If you need a simple will, a complicated estate plan to protect your assets or find yourself in need of a probate attorney, we would be honored to guide you through the process with the care and compassion you deserve. Probate isn't something to rush into without proper guidance. Rushing often only benefits creditors and doesn't protect the assets your loved one worked hard to leave behind. Give us a call today to discuss your needs.
Tax Exempt Entities
With over 20 years of nonprofit management and entity formation experience, our team has the real-life experience to help non-profit organizations become tax-exempt and meet the highly regulatory, and unique legal aspect of maintaining their nonprofit or tax-exempt status. From organizational formation, governance, tax audits, reorganizations, internal investigations, or daily management, we have you covered.
Dustin Whittenburg is Recognized for His Skill, Professionalism, and Professional Achievements
Dustin Whittenburg, founder, and principal of The Law Office of Dustin Whittenburg is one of the top tax attorneys in the state and is proud to call San Antonio home.
Whittenburg was inducted as a "Fellow" of the Texas Bar Foundation in January 2022. Fellows of the Foundation are selected for their outstanding professional achievements and their demonstrated commitment to the improvement of the justice system throughout the state of Texas. Election is a mark of distinction and recognition of Whittenburg’s contributions to the legal profession. Selection as a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation is restricted to members of the State Bar of Texas. Each year one-third of one percent of Texas attorneys are invited to become Fellows. Once nominees are selected, they must be elected by the Texas Bar Foundation Board of Trustees.
Whittenburg is also recognized as a “Super Lawyer”, by the independent organization “Super Lawyers”. The rating service recognizes outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations.
Mr. Dustin Whittenburg has been by far the most informative and professional attorney I have met with. He addressed every issue and had solid answers to assist me. Thank you Sir.
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