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.

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IRS Makes FBAR Compliance Easier

If you needed to file an FBAR but did not, the IRS has announced changes that make FBAR compliance easier and potentially less costly if your failure to disclose was not willful. On June 18, the ... [Continue Reading]

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Deductibility of a Charitable Contribution of Intellectual Property

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Deductibility of Off-Shore Contract Labor

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Success Stories

Employee Intellectual Property Agreement

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

State Loses on Computer Software License

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

Intellectual Property Ownership

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Preserving Retirement

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

Second Chance at Installment Agreement

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Return of Levied Funds

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

Political Tax Audit

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

Refund of Levied Funds After Late Discretionary Hearing

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