Dustin S. Whittenburg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Tax Attorney in San Antonio, TX

Law Offices of Dustin Whittenburg
 | 3511 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209
Phone: 210-826-1900
Fax: 210-826-1917
Selected To Rising Stars: 2012 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Tax: Business (70%),
  • Nonprofit Organizations (20%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Dustin S. Whittenburg founded his firm during 2009 in San Antonio, Texas. In 2018 Mr. Whittenburg was selected as the Readers' Chosice Award Recieptant by the San Antonio Express News.  Mr. Whittenburg concentrates his practice on tax controversy, strategic tax planning, executive compensation, tax exempt entites, tax exempt municipal financing, estate planning and probate matters. He assists a broad range of clients throughout the greater San Antonio area and Texas.   As part of his tax controversy practice Mr. Whittenburg has handled Audits, Enforced Collection, Trust Fund Recovery Penalties, and Tax Court Cases.

A proud native of Amarillo, Mr. Whittenburg earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting/Finance and a Master of Science in Accounting from Texas Tech University. He then earned his law degree from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law and served as an articles editor for the law review. He also has a Masters of Law (LL.M.) in Taxation from New York University School of Law.

Prior to founding his own firm, Mr. Whittenburg worked at a prominent Dallas-based law firm before taking a position at large San Antonio firm, where he gained experience in tax planning, resolving federal and state tax issues, and working with nonprofit organizations. He is licensed to practice before Texas state courts, the United States District Court for the Western and Northern Districts of Texas, and the United States Tax Court. He has also represented clients before the Internal Revenue Service and the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.

Mr. Whittenburg participates in numerous professional and civic organizations. He is a member of the San Antonio Bar Association, the San Antonio Bar Foundation, National Association of Bond Lawyers, and The Texas Tax Section.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Tax (70%): Tax Law

Nonprofit Organizations (20%): Non-profit & Tax-exempt Organizations

Estate Planning & Probate (10%): Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Focus Areas

Tax Law, Non-profit & Tax-exempt Organizations, Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

Rising Stars: 2012 - 2017

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About Dustin Whittenburg

Admitted: 2003, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.whittenburgtax.com/san-antonio-tax-attorney.asp

Honors/Awards:

  • 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
  • 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 tha 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

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • 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

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

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Educational Background:

  • Southern Methodist University, School of Law, J.D., 2003
  • 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
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Office Location for Dustin S. Whittenburg

3511 Broadway St
San Antonio, TX 78209

Phone: 210-826-1900

Fax: 210-826-1917

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Last Updated: 9/18/2019

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