Richard E. Sympson

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Attorney Awards



AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®

Professional memberships

Ohio State Bar Association

State Bar of Texas

Order of Barristers

Military experience

Technical Sergeant, U.S. Air Force, 1970-1976


Board Certified - Tax Law - Texas Board of Legal Specialization


Author: "Taxation of Contingent Legal Fees on Settlements or Award," Houston Business and Tax Law Journal, 2003

Areas of Practice (20)

  • Taxation
  • Income Tax
  • Tax Planning
  • Estate and Gift Taxation
  • Property Tax
  • IRS Audits
  • Franchise Tax Law
  • Sales and Use Tax
  • International Taxation
  • Business Law
  • Business Formation
  • Business Planning
  • Partnership Law
  • Joint Ventures
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Asset Protection
  • Estate Planning
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship
  • Charitable Giving

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
713-659-0814  Phone
713-681-3159  Phone
713-683-8005  Fax
University Attended:
Youngstown State University, B.A., with honors, 1976
Law School Attended:
Case Western Reserve University, J.D., 1979; University of Houston, LL.M. in Taxation, 2002
Year of First Admission:
1989, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas; 1989, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1982, U.S. Tax Court; 1979, Ohio; 1980, Texas
( Board Certified-Tax law Texas Board of Legal Specialization )

Peer Reviews

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Houston, Texas

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