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Paul W. Raymond, Esq.

Tax Controversy Litigation and Tax Advice Attorney

Looking for a solution to your tax problem? Call Orange County Tax Attorney at 949-891-0305 to get the guidance and legal representation you need.Paul W. Raymond, Esq., is the founder and owner of —Paul W. Raymond, Attorney at Law— conveniently located where the 405 and 55 freeways intersect —close to the John Wayne Airport.

You can find Paul on   Google+   Facebook   and   Linked-In.    Paul focuses on Tax Law including, but not limited to:

Practice Areas

  • Tax Controversies
  • Tax Audits
  • Tax Appeals
  • Tax Litigation
  • Criminal Taxation
  • White Collar Crime

Admitted: 1983, California, U.S. District Court, Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of California, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and U.S. Tax Court; 1991, U.S. Court of Federal Claims


AV® Preeminent Rated Attorney: Paul W. Raymond, Esq.



Law School: Western State University, J.D.

Member: Los Angeles County, Orange County, Federal and American (Member, Section on Taxation; Past-Chair, Committee on Employment Taxes; Co-Chairman, Section 6672 Task Force) Bar Associations; State Bar of California (Member, Section on Taxation).

Biography: Author: “100% Penalty Collection In Community Property States”, IRS Practice & Policy Bulletin, Tax Management, Inc., Vol. 3, No. 9 (June 11, 1993); “Attorney Liability: Is Popkin an Aberration or a Hint of Things to Come?” Journal of Asset Protection, Research Institute of American, Warren, Gorham & Lamont (November/December 1996); “Collection Due Process: New Rules, Procedures and Traps for the Unwary”, Commerce Clearing House Journal of Tax Practice & Procedure, (Premier Edition, April/May 1999); “Collection Due Process: What’s New, What’s Changed, and Lingering Issues,” Commerce Clearing House Journal of Tax Practice & Procedure, (February/March 2001); “Collections: Installment Agreements and Offers in Compromise,” Tax Practice and Procedure Commentaries, CCH Tax Research Network. Adjunct Professor of Law, Taxation, Western State University, 1992. Co-Founder and President, Orange County Tax Forum, 1990.

Born: Los Angeles, California, June 1, 1953

Public Speaking – Mr. Raymond is a sought after speaker in tax controversy law by many attorney, accountant, and business groups and at the request of the Internal Revenue Service, has presented programs at the IRS Nationwide Tax Forum, attended by tax professionals throughout the United States.

Additionally, he continues to be an active member in the Section of Taxation, American Bar Association, where he was the Past Chair of the Employment Taxes Committee.

Mr. Raymond has been the Chair of the Tax Law Section of the Orange County Bar Association for several years, and co-founder of the annual seminar on Resolving Tax Controversies, which began in 1987 drawing prominent Government speakers from IRS and the California taxing agencies, i.e., the Franchise Tax Board, State Board of Equalization, and Employment Development Department.

Mr. Raymond is the co-founder of Orange County Tax Forum, a non-profit educational corporation, and a member of the Peter M. Elliott Inn of Court, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and several other organizations and groups.

Mr. Raymond has been an active panel moderator and speaker before the ABA, as well as many other groups, including other attorney bar associations, certified public accountants, and enrolled agents, among others. A representative list of topics Mr. Raymond has presented includes the following:

  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, Taxation Law Section – spoke on Can Your Client Still Hire Workers As Independent Contractors – What Every Practitioner Needs to Know About the IRS and EDD Employment Audits
  • Western State University College of Law – spoke on What’s Hot And What’s Not In Tax Controversy Matters with IRS and California Taxing Agencies

Between work and speaking engagements, Paul Raymond, his wife Christine and son Alex carve out precious time to enjoy weekends, holidays, family time, sports, and travel.

Hobbies: traveling to interesting places here in the U.S. and regular licensed trips to Cuba, exploring cultures, and some Rock ‘N Roll or a mellow tune to wind down…

Practice Areas & Information

Certifications &
Member CA Bar Member Orange County Bar US Tax Court Attorney