The Law Office of Judi Smith

1155 S. Washington St., Suite 101
Naperville, IL 60540
T: 630.506.5548
F: 630-506-5537


Business Attorneys

Any lawyer can tell you what the law says. But what the law means for you depends on what your goals are. Along with getting to know your particular business, we are diligent students of our client’s industries. At the Law Office of Judi Smith, we focus on the bigger picture and then tailor our advice to help you achieve your goals.


IRS Tax Attorney

Smart solutions for your tax problems. Whether you are facing federal or state tax issues, we can help you get an offer in compromise, negotiate a payment plan, stop tax levies, release tax liens, stop wage garnishments, reduce penalties, resolve back taxes, or defend an audit.

Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Attorneys

You don’t want someone to come along and profit from all of your hard work by using the reputation that you spent years building; or worse, have someone use your name with cheap goods and bad customer service. When you want to protect your good name, you need a trademark.

Popular Articles

Deductibility of Off-Shore Contract Labor

Question: Is the expense for off-shore labor deductible even though no 1099 is issued? During an audit, the IRS told me that the expense wasn't deductible because the contractor was not an employee ... [Continue Reading]

IRS Warns of Tax Scam

IRS Warns of New Email Phishing Scheme Falsely Claiming to be from the Taxpayer Advocate Service

The Internal Revenue Service today warned consumers to be on the lookout for a new email phishing scam. The emails appear to be from the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service and include a bogus case ... [Continue Reading]

October 15 Tax Day

October 15 Tax Deadline Still in Effect in Spite of Government Shutdown

If you were hoping that the government shut down would get you some extra time to file your return, sorry to say it's not true. If you are one of the 12 million taxpayers that have filed an ... [Continue Reading]

Success Stories

Intellectual Property Licensing Program

One client sells numerous products related to its ... [Continue Reading]

Internet Media Partnership

We negotiated and wrote an agreement for three ... [Continue Reading]

Second Chance at Installment Agreement

Our client was a business that was hit hard by ... [Continue Reading]

State Loses on Computer Software License

Our client was a licensor of computer software. ... [Continue Reading]

Employee Intellectual Property Agreement

A client had a business that relied heavily on ... [Continue Reading]

Brand Defense Monitoring

We monitor the Internet for potential ... [Continue Reading]

Publishing Contract

We represented a client in negotiating a ... [Continue Reading]

Intellectual Property Ownership

Frequently business owners do not pay close ... [Continue Reading]