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

The Law Office of Judi Smith, LLC - FBAR Streamlined Procedures

FBAR Streamlined Procedures

As we discussed yesterday, the IRS has expended the FBAR Streamlined Procedures program for resolving delinquent or insufficient FBAR filings. Today we are discussing the requirements to take ... [Continue Reading]

The Law Office of Judi Smith, LLC - FinCEN Form 114

FBAR Deadline Looms. What You Need to Know Now.

If you are a U.S. person with a financial interest in or signature authority over a foreign financial account (or accounts) with aggregate value of more than $10,000 at any time during the calendar ... [Continue Reading]

charitable contribution of intellectual property

Deductibility of a Charitable Contribution of Intellectual Property

Question: Is custom software that is donated to a 501(c)(3) charity deductible? What about the data that goes with the software? Answer: An important principle when considering the donation of ... [Continue Reading]

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Intellectual Property Ownership

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

Perfect Score on Audit Defense

The National Research Project audits were ... [Continue Reading]

Second Chance at Installment Agreement

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

Preserving Retirement

Our client, a small business owner had long ... [Continue Reading]

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]

Return of Levied Funds

Our client was a business owner that sold his ... [Continue Reading]

State Loses on Computer Software License

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