Tax Attorney West Linn, Oregon

Tax Litigation

Looking for an experienced tax attorney to help you win your tax case? Look no further than Jonathan D. Mishkin! With over 22+ years of experience litigating all kinds of tax controversies, he's the go-to lawyer for clients in West Linn and throughout Oregon.

From individual tax liability and collection disputes to the biggest corporate deficiency and refund litigation, Mr. Mishkin has the skills and expertise to get the job done. Whether you're facing off against the IRS or the Oregon Department of Revenue, he knows how to fight for your rights and get you the results you need.

But don't just take our word for it - Mr. Mishkin is always sensitive to the cost of litigation and works closely with his clients to identify the key issues that are likely to be critical to the case. By focusing his efforts on these key areas, he's able to push for the most favorable pre-trial settlement or present the strongest case possible at trial. And when it comes to presenting the facts and the law in the most persuasive light, there's no one better than Mr. Mishkin.

So if you're looking for a tax attorney who can help you win your case and protect your rights, look no further than Jonathan D. Mishkin. With his experience, expertise, and commitment to his clients, he's the best choice for tax litigation in Oregon!

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Tax and Tax Controversy

Looking for a top-notch tax attorney who can help you navigate even the most complex tax controversies? Look no further than Jonathan Mishkin! With years of experience advising and representing taxpayers before the IRS and the Oregon Department of Revenue, he's the go-to lawyer for anyone dealing with tax audit administration or court litigation.

When it comes to tax controversy, Mr. Mishkin has the substantive expertise and deep knowledge of tax procedure you need to succeed. He's well-versed in all kinds of sophisticated tax issues, and has extensive experience corresponding with the IRS, the Oregon Department of Revenue, and the U.S. Department of Justice. Plus, his proven success in tax dispute resolution means you can trust him to get the job done right.

Whether you're an individual, a business entity, an estate, a trust, or a non-profit corporation, Mr. Mishkin can help you resolve domestic and international income, estate and gift, employment, excise, and tax-exempt entity tax issues. He'll assist you at every phase of the tax controversy process, from initiating audits and preparing protests to negotiating settlements and litigating cases in U.S. Tax Courts and U.S. District Courts.

Of course, cost and exposure are always a concern in tax controversy. That's why Mr. Mishkin works hard to avoid tax court litigation whenever possible, counseling you on the substantive, procedural, and evidentiary rules that apply to your case. With his guidance, you'll develop a coherent, consistent strategy for achieving your desired outcome.

And if you're facing an IRS inquiry at the earliest stages of a tax audit, don't panic - Mr. Mishkin can help with that, too. He'll approach the audit and appeals process vigilantly and creatively, identifying potential settlement opportunities to maximize your leverage and prepare for litigation if necessary.

So whether you're just starting a tax controversy or you need help after your CPA or corporate counsel has failed, call on Jonathan Mishkin. With his extensive experience, deep expertise, and unwavering commitment to his clients, he's the best choice for tax and tax controversy representation in Oregon!

Areas of Expertise

  • Wills / Trust planning
  • Gifting strategies and techniques
  • International estate planning, including offshore trusts
  • Life insurance planning
  • Charitable giving and entities
  • Succession planning for business owners, including buy-sell agreements
  • Estate administration and probate
  • Estate and gift tax audit defense
  • Trust and estate tax dispute litigation for any aspect

Closely Held Business Counsel

Mr. Mishkin counsels closely held businesses, whether owned by family or non-family shareholders, on varying legal and business issues. Witnessing the legal problems owners face every day, Mr. Mishkin designed his closely held business services to solve people problems. Thus, he counsels you to meet business goals based on your personal and professional ethics, style, approaches, risk tolerance and priorities. By getting to know you and your past experiences, he can help you facilitate effective problem solving.

Whether you make suits, sell software, build houses or log trees and are one patent away from an IP or one class action away from a disaster, you need a plan. Fully understanding family business, Mr. Mishkin develops this plan with you through the services:

Strategic Planning

  • Asset-protection planning
  • Management structure analysis
  • Succession planning for owners


  • Corporate and partnership control device development
  • Minority-shareholder evaluation
  • Management succession planning
  • Ownership and management restructuring

Personal Wealth Management

  • Estate planning
  • Buy-sell agreement arrangement
  • Tax planning and compliance
  • Personal charitable foundation management


  • Loans, letter of credit and finance lease transactions
  • Venture capital and other private equity transactions
  • Structured finance transactions

Mergers, Acquisitions and Dispositions

  • Strategic acquisition expansion advisory
  • Sell-out advisory
  • Spin-off and spin-out advisory
  • Transaction tax consequence analysis
  • Financial adviser search and support


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