The Law Office of Judi Smith

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

Business

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.

Tax

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

Five Ways to Eliminate IRS Penalties

Five Ways To Eliminate Your IRS Penalties

There are five basic reasons that the IRS will remove a penalty: statutory exception, administrative waiver, reasonable cause, first time abatement  and correction of an error. If you are faced with a ... [Continue Reading]

Four Business Organization Types to Consider

Four Types of Business Organizations to Consider for Your New Business

One of the most important decisions to make in the early stages of a business is to decide what kind of organization will best suit that business.  While there is some overlap between the different ... [Continue Reading]

I am being audited. Should I use my CPA or an attorney to represent me in the audit?

CPAs are great at accounting and even filing returns. But CPAs are not usually familiar with the ins and outs of the rules and procedures of representing taxpayers before the IRS. Additionally, CPAs ... [Continue Reading]

Success Stories

Publishing Contract

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

Trademark Clearance Prosecution

Time is of the essence when bringing a new product ... [Continue Reading]

Penalty Reduction

Our client went to a local tax preparer to have ... [Continue Reading]

Second Chance at Installment Agreement

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

Brand Defense Monitoring

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

Perfect Score on Audit Defense

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