M. Sheppard Strong

M. Sheppard Strong

Texas Lawyer with More Than 30 Years of Experience Law firm handles business law and estate planning in Austin

Firm Overview

M. Sheppard Strong has been handling business law, tax planning and estate planning for more than 30 years. We are dedicated to helping individuals and businesses find solutions to their legal problems. Our firm provide clients with superior knowledge and service in Austin, Texas and throughout Travis and Williamson Counties.

Areas of the law where we can help you include:
- Tax planning
- Estate planning
- Probate
- Business law
- Closely held business law
- Real estate
- Corporate law
- Limited liability company law
- Partnership law
- Small business law
- Buying and selling of businesses

Experienced business lawyer can help
From time to time, every business encounters legal obstacles. We can help you draft contracts, examine transactions and represent your business in a court of law. Our firm has experience helping businesses around the Austin area succeed. Contact our firm for more information on how we can help protect and grow your business.

Estate planning in Travis and Williamson County
Let us guide you through the estate planning process from start to finish. We can help you draft a will and ensure your family is taken care of in case of an emergency. After we meet with you we can analyze your situation and prepare the strategy that works best for you.

Main Office

Main Office
700 Lavaca. Ste/ 1400
Austin TX 78701




Taxpayers in Texas are subject to a complex array of state and federal laws that can pose serious problems for their finances and for their businesses.

M. Sheppard Strong can use his expertise to help find the solutions you need to your tax problems. From our office in Austin, we help clients across Travis and Williamson Counties understand how to navigate through the confusing world of tax law. We also provide tax planning and litigation services. Whether you need help with tax planning, audits, liens and levies, or even preparation of a tax return, M. Sheppard Strong has the knowledge and experience to help you today.

Austin tax law attorneys
M. Sheppard Strong represents clients throughout Texas in all tax-related matters, including:
-Tax planning
-Tax litigation and representation
-Tax return preparation
-Estate and gift tax returns
-Sales tax audits
-IRS-related issues
-Texas tax issues
-Wage garnishment
-Penalty abatements
-Trust fund recovery penalties
-Estate tax audits
-Income tax audits
-Offers in compromise
-Delinquent filing issues
-Installment payment agreements
-Individual and business tax planning engagements
-Releases of levies and liens
-Tax amnesty cases

A firm commitment to our clients' success
Our firm has more than 30 years of experience handling tax issues for individuals, businesses, estates, corporations and foreign companies seeking to bring their business to the United States. We analyze every element of your case to help protect your assets, and set up tax schedules and structures that comply with state and federal law. We have extensive experience representing clients' interests in court and in front of tax agencies, and work tirelessly to ensure that you receive the best possible results.

Shep Strong

M. Sheppard Strong

Mr. Strong has earned an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas
-Tax planning
-Estate planning
-Business law
-Closely held business law
-Real estate
-Corporate law
-Limited liability company law
-Partnership law
-Small business law
-Buying and selling of businesses

Texas, 1978

-University of Texas, J.D., with honors, 1978
-Abilene Christian University, B.S., Accounting, summa cum laude, with honors, 1973

Associations and memberships
State Bar of Texas

Biographical details
-Order of the Coif.
-Certified Public Accountant, Texas, 1975
-Board Certified, Tax Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization


University of Texas
Juris Doctorate,