The Williard Law Firm, L.P. was formed by Steve M. Williard in 2002 after working as a partner for a law firm that he practiced with for ten years. Mr. Williard formed The Williard Law Firm, L.P. after determining that his clients could be better served by devoting his individual attention to his clients' matters.

Steve M. Williard concentrates his practice in business transactions, tax planning and tax controversy, real estate transactions, and commercial litigation. Mr. Williard's practice includes negotiating, documenting and closing corporate stock and asset acquisitions, mergers and consolidations; formation and financing of business ventures; buy-sell agreements, employment contracts; joint ventures; real estate sales and acquisitions; and tax planning for businesses and their owners, including asset protection. Mr. Williard also represents taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service, United States Tax Court and the United States District Courts. In addition, Mr. Williard also practices in the area of Texas state and local taxation, including sales and use tax, franchise tax and property tax matters.

Mr. Williard is a native of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He received his Master of Laws in Taxation (LL.M. Taxation) and his Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance from the University of Houston, his Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law (JD), and his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, majoring in finance. Mr. Williard has been a certified public accountant in the State of Texas since 1989.

Mr. Williard is a member of the American Bar Association, Houston Bar Association, Texas State Bar College and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Williard is an Adjunct Professor at South Texas College of Law. Mr. Williard routinely speaks before professional groups such as the State Bar of Texas, the Houston Chapter of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Woman's Society of Certified Public Accountants, the University of Houston Small Business Administration, Charter Bank's Monthly Tax Workshops and the National Business Institute's Workshops.



 
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