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

Appeal Your Illinois Property Taxes

Illinois law permits local governments to levy and collect a tax from property owners. Many property owners receive their tax bills in the spring and, shocked by the high amount, are eager to learn ... [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]

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]

Success Stories

Penalty Reduction

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

Intellectual Property Ownership

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

Internet Media Partnership

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

Political Tax Audit

The client is a 501(c)(3). An employee anonymously ... [Continue Reading]

The Law Office of Judi Smith gets over $1.9M in settlement for client

Our client came to us after working with two other ... [Continue Reading]

Publishing Contract

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

Refund of Levied Funds After Late Discretionary Hearing

The Law Office of Judi Smith, LLC, won a refund of ... [Continue Reading]

Return of Levied Funds

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