John S. Ball

John S. Ball: Attorney with Fisher, Tousey, Leas & Ball, P.A.

Biography

John S. Ball has practiced taxation law in Jacksonville since 1979. In addition to Florida courts, he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; U.S. Tax Court; U.S. Claims Court; and the United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit. He is a graduate of Oglethorpe University (B.A., 1971); Emory University (J.D., 1974); and Georgetown University (LL.M. in Taxation, 1978). He co-authored a tax article, "Defending the Accumulated Earnings Tax Case," which appeared in the December 1998 edition of The Florida Bar Journal. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Ball worked as a Trial Attorney in the Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, Washington, D.C., 1974 - 1976, and in the Office of District Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, Richmond, Virginia, 1977-1979. Mr. Ball is a Board Certified Taxation Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization.

Member of Board, Emory Law Journal, 1973-1974. Co-Author: "Defending the Accumulated Earnings Tax Case," The Florida Bar Journal, December, 1998. Trial Attorney: Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, Washington, D.C., 1974-1976; Office of District Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, Richmond, Virginia, 1977-1979.

(Board Certified Tax Lawyer, Florida Board of Legal Specialization and Education)

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Taxation
  • Corporate Law
  • Business Law
  • Tax Litigation
  • Business Estate Planning
  • Business Taxation
  • Closely Held Business Estate Planning
  • Federal Estate and Gift Taxation
  • Federal Tax Controversies
  • Federal Taxation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
904-356-2600  Phone
904-355-0233  Fax
www.fishertousey.com
University Attended:
Oglethorpe University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1971
Law School Attended:
Emory University School of Law, J.D., 1974; Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., Taxation, 1978
Year of First admission:
1974
Admission:
1974, Georgia; 1977, U.S. Tax Court; 1979, Florida and U.S. Court of Federal Claims; 1982, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
Memberships:
Jacksonville and American Bar Associations; The Florida Bar; State Bar of Georgia.
ISLN:
909282590

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