Attorney Kevan McLaughlin

About Me

Kevan P. McLaughlin is an award-winning San Diego tax attorney whose practice focuses on civil and criminal tax litigation and controversies. Kevan defends taxpayers and resolves all types of tax disputes with the IRS, FTB, EDD, U.S. Tax Court, CUIAB, and Department of Justice.
I am Licensed to Practice in:
State Bar of Californiasince 2009
United States Tax Court
My Education
University of San Diego School of LawLL.M in Taxation - 2009
Golden Gate University School of LawJ.D. - 2008
University of ColoradoB.A. (Political Science) - 2005
University of ColoradoB.A. (Economics with Special International Emphasis) - 2005
My Memberships
Tax Procedure & Litigation Committee of the CalBar Taxation
Young Tax Lawyers Committee of the CalBar Taxation Section
San Diego County Bar Association Taxation Section
My Publications
“Ethical Issues in Advertising for Tax Attorneys,” CTL
Strategies for Compromising Tax Debts: Three Lesser-Known T

Lead Counsel Rating Details

This Attorney is Rated in the Following Practice Areas:
Tax Law since 2016
  • Verified Experience
  • Peer Recommended
  • Spotless Record

Practice Highlights

Representative Verdicts & Settlements
Fitch v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo. 2012-358
Carreon, et al. v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo. 2014-6
Perez v. Commissioner, 144 T.C. 4 (2015)
Received the Following Awards
2016 Super Lawyer Rising Star
2015 Super Lawyer Rising Star
2016 Best of the Bar, San Diego Business Journal 2015 Best o
2014 Best of the Bar, San Diego Business Journal
May 2014 Rising Star of the Month, San Diego Attorney Journa
2013 Outstanding Young Attorney Finalist, San Diego Daily Tr

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