Erica Good Pless

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Tax Attorney in Saint Petersburg, FL

The Pless Law Firm, P.A.
 | 5628 Central Avenue, Saint Petersburg, FL 33707
Phone: 727-361-2779
Selected To Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Tax: Consumer (50%),
  • Tax: Business (50%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Erica Good Pless is the founder and owner of The Pless Law Firm, P.A., in St. Petersburg, Florida. A highly rated lawyer with more than 10 years of legal experience, Ms. Good Pless focuses her practice exclusively on tax law. She provides invaluable representation and support to individual and business clients all across the state who are dealing with complex federal tax controversies, examinations, innocent and injured spouse relief, trust fund recovery penalties, liens and levies, and other similar matters.

A 2003 high honors graduate of Eckerd College, Ms. Good Pless worked at a prominent public accounting firm in the area, where she gained invaluable experience with preparing tax returns and providing litigation support to forensic accountants. She then attended Stetson University College of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor cum laude in 2008.

Following graduation, she assisted low-income clients with their tax issues through her work with Gulfcoast Legal Services' Low Income Taxpayer Clinic, and she served as a contract attorney with the National Clearinghouse of Science, Technology, and the Law at Stetson University College of Law. In 2012, Ms. Good Pless received her Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Alabama School of Law, and she has successfully handled hundreds of cases before the IRS, the Internal Revenue Service Office of Appeals and the United States Tax Court.

Along with maintaining a successful legal practice, Ms. Good Pless has published numerous articles and books that have received widespread recognition. She also routinely speaks on a variety of topics related to tax law.

Active in her legal community, Ms. Good Pless served as social programs director and public relations director of the Pinellas County Florida Association for Women Lawyers. In 2014, she received the Leader in the Law Award from the Florida Association for Women Lawyers, and she has earned many other accolades from her peers along with Superb client ratings on Avvo.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Tax (50%): Tax Law

Tax (50%): Tax Law

Focus Areas

Tax Law

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019

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About Erica Pless

Admitted: 2009, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://theplesslawfirm.com/erica-good-pless/

Honors/Awards:

  • FAWL's Leaders in the Law award recognizes women who have made significant impacts in their communities. The recognition is intended to promote women who are not necessarily at the pinnacle of their career, but rather women who have made meaningful contributions in their communities through their legal service or volunteer activities and who have provided a positive role model for FAWL members., Leader in the Law award, Florida Association for Women Lawyers, 2014
  • Named one of Florida’s Rising Stars in Tax Law by Super Lawyers, 2018

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Elected as the Public Relations Director for the Pinellas County Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers (PFAWL), 2014

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Florida Bar Journal, ABA Health eSource, and Medical Economics
  • Co-author, Stand Up to the IRS
  • Co-author, Supplement, 2012
  • Co-author, Recent Developments, 2012
  • Co-author, Estate Tax Planning in 2011
  • Co-author, The Florida Physician Advertising Book
  • Co-author, The Planner’s Guide to the 2013 Income Tax Increases

Educational Background:

  • Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, graduating with High Honors and a double major in Sociology and Business Management
  • University of Alabama School of Law, Masters of Law in Taxation (LL.M.), 2012
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Office Location for Erica Good Pless

5628 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg, FL 33707

Phone: 727-361-2779

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Last Updated: 7/2/2019

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