John R. Williams

John R. Williams: Attorney with Ayres, Shelton, Williams, Benson & Paine, LLC AV stamp icon
  • Member at Ayres, Shelton, Williams, Benson & Paine, LLC (9 Attorneys)
  • Regions Tower, 333 Texas Street, Suite 1400, Shreveport, LA 71101
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  • John Williams is a founding member of Ayres, Warren, Shelton & Williams, LLC. His practice includes complex corporate and partnership matters, business transactions, tax planning, estates, wills and trusts.
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Attorney Awards


Listed as Best Lawyer of the Year 2017 - Tax Law. Listed in Super Lawyers for Louisiana in the field of tax law.

(Board Certified Tax Law Specialist, Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization) (Board Certified, Estate Planning and Probate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization)

Areas of Practice (17)

  • Tax Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Business Transactions
  • Business Formation
  • Family Partnerships
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Like Kind Exchanges
  • Louisiana Film Tax Credits
  • Oil and Gas Acquisitions
  • Probate
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Litigation
  • Tax Litigation
  • State Taxation
  • Local Taxation
  • Federal Taxation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
318-227-3311  Phone
318-227-3980  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1764, Shreveport, LA 71101
University Attended:
Louisiana Tech University, B.S., Accounting, 1985
Law School Attended:
Louisiana State University, J.D., 1988; Georgetown University, LL.M., Taxation, 1989
Year of First Admission:
1998, U.S. Tax Court; 1988, Louisiana; 1990, Texas
Shreveport, Louisiana State (Chairman, Taxation Section, 2006-2007; Board Member, Louisiana Tax Law Advisory Commission, 2003-2007; Chairman, 2005 Louisiana Tax Specialization Exam) and American (Member, Taxation Section) Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas; Tax and Estate Planning Council of Shreveport (President, 2006-2007; Member, Board of Directors, 2005-2007).
Birth Information:
Shreveport, Louisiana, June 30, 1963
( Board Certified Tax Law Specialist, Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization, Board Certified, Estate Planning and Probate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization )
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates

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