Robert Stientjes

Practice/Organization Description

Rob represents clients on a nation-wide basis exclusively in the areas of tax advice and controversy, criminal tax defense, estate planning, tax whistle blowing rewards and tax malpractice. He has litigated multi-million dollar civil and criminal tax cases in the U.S. Tax Court, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and U.S. District Courts. Rob has ample experience representing clients involved in “Listed Transactions” deemed by the IRS to be abusive tax shelter arrangements. At the administrative level, Rob represents clients before the Examination & Appeals Divisions of the IRS and various state tax authorities. Rob counsels clients before the IRS with respect to non-cash charitable contributions, deferred compensation, offshore trusts and corporations, discharge of indebtedness income, foreign income reporting, and federal excise tax issues. In addition, Rob serves as a tax expert in criminal and civil tax proceedings and represents plaintiffs in tax and accounting malpractice cases.

Prior to entering private practice, Rob was the Attorney Advisor to the Chief Judge of the U.S. Tax Court and Senior Attorney in the Office of Chief Counsel to the IRS. Rob is a professor at the St. Louis University School of Business, Department of Accounting, where he teaches courses in Tax Administrative Procedure and Tax Litigation.

Bar Admissions

Missouri 1999

United States Tax Court

United States Federal Court of Claims

District Courts in Missouri

9th Circuit Court of Appeals

Education

The Georgetown School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation with distinction, 2001

University of Missouri, J.D., Certificate in Tax, 1999

University of Missouri, B.A., 1995

Professional Associations & Memberships

Tax Committe, Missouri Bar

Honors and Awards

Adjunct Professor St. Louis University

courses in Tax Administrative Procedure and Tax Litigation.

Contact

9378 Olive Blvd.,
Ste. 325
St. Louis , Missouri 63132, United States


Areas of Practice
  • Taxation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
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