Dustin S. Whittenburg

Top rated Tax attorney in San Antonio, Texas

Law Offices of Dustin Whittenburg
Dustin S. Whittenburg
Law Offices of Dustin Whittenburg

Practice Areas: Tax, Business & Corporate, Nonprofit Organizations; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 2003

Education: Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2017

Law Offices of Dustin Whittenburg

845 Proton Rd
San Antonio, TX 78258 Visit website


Attorney Dustin S. Whittenburg is the founder of the Law Offices of Dustin Whittenburg in San Antonio, Texas. Mr. Whittenburg primarily practices business law, also handling nonprofit law, estate planning and probate matters. He has over 18 years of experience and serves clients throughout the San Antonio area.

In addition to his other practice areas, Mr. Whittenburg has experience with tax controversy cases involving audits, enforced collection, strategic tax planning, tax exempt entities, tax exempt municipal funding and trust fund recovery penalties. Prior to founding his own law firm, he practiced at private law firms in Dallas and San Antonio.

Raised in Amarillo, Texas, Mr. Whittenburg received a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance and a master’s degree in accounting from Texas Tech University. He went on to graduate from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. He earned a Master of Laws in taxation from New York University School of Law.

Mr. Whittenburg holds a license to practice law before all Texas state courts. Additionally, he is qualified to appear before the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Western districts of Texas and the U.S. Tax Court. Over the course of his career, he has also provided representation before the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts and the Internal Revenue Service.

Outside of the office, Mr. Whittenburg stays involved in his legal community through membership in professional organizations. He belongs to the San Antonio Bar Association, the San Antonio Bar Foundation, the State Bar of Texas, the Texas Tax Section, Texas Bar Foundation, and the National Association of Bond Lawyers. He also collects sports memorabilia, tobacco cards, and is involved with many community groups. 

Practice areas

Tax: Business, Business/Corporate, Nonprofit Organizations, Estate Planning & Probate, Tax: Consumer

Focus areas

Business Organizations, Estate Planning, Non-profit & Tax-exempt Organizations, Probate & Estate Administration, Tax Law

  • 40% Tax: Business
  • 20% Business/Corporate
  • 20% Nonprofit Organizations
  • 10% Estate Planning & Probate
  • 10% Tax: Consumer

First Admitted: 2003, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dustin-whittenburg-1a98a76/

Educational Background:
  • Texas Tech University, M.S. in Accounting, 2000
  • Texas Tech University, B.B.A. in Accounting and Finance, cum laude, 2000
  • New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 2006
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • This presentation provides an overview of Installment Agreements and Offers in Compromise. The presentation will then discuss recent policy changes made by the Internal Revenue Service related to Installment Agreements, Offers in Compromise and Collection Actions. The course’s objective is to provide Certified Public Accountants with: (1) an overview of the types of available Installment Agreements; (2) the process of requesting and obtaining an Installment Agreement; and (3) the process of requesting and negotiating an Offer in Compromise, Presenter, IRS Collections - Overview & Update, Certified Public Accountants, 2011
  • Made presentation to a group of non-tax lawyers regarding how to handle a tax controversy, Presenter, Handling a Tax Controversy: Audits, Appeals, Litigation & Collections, Tax Law in a Day, Legal Industry, 2014
  • Panel presentation of current and recent tax litigation associated with the Oil & Gas industry, Panelist, Update on Oil & Gas Tax Litigation, State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting, Oil & Gas, 2015
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2021
  • Chairman, Lawyer Referral Committee, San Antonio Bar Association, 2020
  • Fellow, San Antonio Bar Foundation, 2019
  • The Texas Tax Section, 2010
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers, 2018
  • San Antonio Bar Foundation, 2019
  • United States Tax Court, 2007
  • State Bar of Texas, 2003
  • Member - District 10 Subcommittee - Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, 2011
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, 2004
  • San Antonio Estate Planner's Council, 2009
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, 2007
Representative Clients:
  • , AV - Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell, 2021
  • List of the up and coming lawyers in the San Antonio Area, Rising Stars in S.A. Law of 2013, S.A. Scene Magazine, 2013
  • , Client Champion - Platinum, Martindale-Hubbell, 2021
  • List of up and coming lawyers in the San Antonio area, Rising Stars in S.A. Law of 2012, S.A. Scene Magazine, 2012
  • Listed as one of the best tax lawyers in San Antonio in the S.A. Lawyers: Best of 2011 issue of S.A. Scene Magazine, S.A. Scene Magazine, 2011
  • In 2018, 29,000 Express-News readers voted on their favorite goods and services throughout the city. Our Readers' Choice list recognizes services and goods that stand out from the competition. Dustin Whittenburg was selected as the winner of this award for the attorney category (https://www.mysanantonio.com/business/article/Readers-Choice-2018-Express-News-readers-name-13082784.php), Readers' Choice Award, San Antonio Express News, 2018
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Mr. Whittenburg received the Patriot Medal from the Texas Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. The Patriot Medal is awarded only by a state society.  It is the highest award given for service to the Society.  This medal is presented only to individuals and may be received only once.  It represents long, faithful and outstanding service at the state and/or chapter level. Mr. Whittenburg received this award after completing his first tenure as chancellor (attorney) for the organization.  , 2022
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Mr. Whittenburg serves as the Chancellor (lawyer) for the Texas Society of Colonial Wars., 2022

Office location for Dustin S. Whittenburg

845 Proton Rd
San Antonio, TX 78258

Phone: 210-761-6658


3 Years Super Lawyers
6 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2012 - 2017

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