Robert W. Dyess, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Tax Attorney in Irvine, CA

Good Wildman
 | 19000 MacArthur Boulevard, Suite 575
Irvine, CA 92612
Phone: 949-955-1100
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011, 2013 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1978
Practice Areas:
  • Tax: Business (30%),
  • Real Estate: Business (30%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (20%),
  • Business/Corporate (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Robert W. Dyess Jr. is a tax attorney in Irvine, California, where he focuses on business and real estate transactions and estate planning. His business and real estate practice includes planning, negotiation and documentation for a broad range of business and real estate transactions. His estate planning practice includes tax planning and administration for large estates.

In more than 35 years of legal practice, Mr. Dyess has handled client matters involving company formations, reorganizations, acquisitions, sales, and liquidations, with emphasis on partnerships and limited liabilty companies; real estate acquisitions, sales, exchanges, financings, and workouts, with recent emphasis on affordable housing and tenant-in-common ownership groups; and asset protection planning. He has assisted high net worth individuals implement tax-saving strategies involving wills, trusts, private foundations, and business succession planning.

Mr. Dyess received his law degree from the University of Arizona College of Law and his Master of Law degree in taxation from New York University School of Law. He received a Bachelor of Engineering from Vanderbilt University. Mr. Dyess practices with Good Wildman.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Tax (30%): Tax Law

Real Estate (30%): Mortgage & Refinance

Estate Planning & Probate (20%): Trusts

Business/Corporate (20%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Business Organizations

Focus Areas

Tax: Tax Law

Real Estate: Mortgage & Refinance

Estate Planning & Probate: Trusts

Business/Corporate: Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Business Organizations

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2011, 2013 - 2017

Certificates and Credentials

California Board of Legal Specialization

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About Robert Dyess, Jr.

Admitted: 1978, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.goodwildman.com/About-Us/Robert-W-Dyess-Jr.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • With High Distinction, University of Arizona
  • Order of the Coif

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Specialist, Taxation Law, California Board of Legal Specialization

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1980
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1980
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1978
  • Admitted to the State Bar of Arizona, 1975
  • Admitted to State Bar of California, 1978
  • Orange County Estate Planning Council
  • Member, Sections on Taxation, Business Law, Real Property Law, and Trusts & Estates, State Bar of California
  • Member, Sections on Tax Law, Business & Corporate Law, Real Estate Law, and Trusts & Estates, Orange County Bar Association
  • Executive Vice President and General Counsel, L'Abri Management, Inc., 1986 - 1993

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Board of Directors, Bonita Canyon Maintenance Association (Homeowners Association) 2001 to 2017
  • Christian Legal Society
  • Founding Board Member, LivingWell Medical Clinics (Crisis Pregnancy Centers in Orange County, CA) 1984 - 2004

Representative Clients:

  • L'Abri Management, Inc., Hunt Development of Ohio, Capital Foresight
  • Represented multiple tenancy-in-common investor groups in DBSI Bankruptcy, including member of committee of unsecured creditors, 2008 - present

Educational Background:

  • New York University, LL.M. in Taxation, 1978
  • University of Arizona College of Law, high distinction, 1975
  • Vanderbilt University, B.E. (computer science), cum laude, 1972

Industry Groups

  • Real Estate
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    Comments

    • “Robert W. Dyess, Jr. possesses and demonstrates the highest level of skills in estate and probate and estate and income taxation.”
    • “Pre-eminient practitioner in real estate taxation”

    These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

    Office Location for Robert W. Dyess, Jr.

    19000 MacArthur Boulevard
    Suite 575
    Irvine, CA 92612

    Phone: 949-955-1100

     

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    Last Updated: 6/12/2017

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