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Joel N. Crouch, J.D


Joel counsels businesses, wealthy individuals and families about their most demanding tax planning, estate planning and IRS controversies.  He often works with tax professionals and financial specialists to help develop solutions for their clients. Joel is a Partner in the firm and is Board Certified in Tax Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Joel has been recognized as one of the best in his field by Texas Monthly and Law and Politics magazines by being named a Texas Super Lawyer from 2003 through 2021.  He has also been named one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine for the years 2012-2021. Mr. Crouch has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America© in Tax Law for the years 2015-2022.  Best Lawyers in America© recognized Mr. Crouch as  "Lawyer of the Year" in Tax Law for Dallas/Ft. Worth in 2022.  Joel has been recognized as a Top Rated Lawyer in White Collar Defense Law by ALM as published in the American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel and The National Law Review.

Joel is a frequent speaker on procedural and substantive tax issues for legal and accounting professionals.  Some of his topics include:  Tax Shelter Defense, IRS Examinations, Appeals, Litigation and Collection Strategies, IRS Criminal Investigations, IRS Offshore Activities, IRS Focus on Tax Professionals, Employment Classification, IRS Penalties, and Litigation Partnership Tax Cases.  He has also published various articles regarding the IRS and tax procedures.