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Joel N. Crouch

Meadows, Collier, Reed, Cousins, Crouch & Ungerman, L.L.P.

Mr. Crouch is Managing Partner of Meadows, Collier, Reed, Cousins, Crouch & Ungerman, L.L.P.  He represents a broad range of clients, including individual taxpayers, closely-held business enterprises, estates, corporations and tax advisors in all stages of federal civil and criminal tax proceedings.  In almost 30 years of practice, he has helped his clients resolve hundreds of civil and criminal tax matters, many of which involved sophisticated and complex legal and tax issues, both domestic and international. 

Mr. Crouch is board certified in tax law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and 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 2016.  He has also been named one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine for the year 2012-2016 and he has also been named to Best Lawyers in America for Tax Law in 2015.

Mr. Crouch has been interviewed by KXAS NBC 5 regarding various tax topics including, "Crooks Mail Phony IRS Letters Hoping to Score Cash" and "Consumer Waited on Refund After Routing It to Prepaid Card."  In October 2013, he was recognized as a Top Rated Lawyer in White Collar Criminal Defense Law by ALM as published in The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel and The National Law Journal.  

He is a frequent speaker on both substantive and procedural tax issues for both legal and accounting professionals.  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 Litigating Partnership Tax Cases. Mr. Crouch has published various articles regarding the IRS & tax procedures.   

J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 1988
B.A., Southern Methodist University, 1985