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    About Us

    The firm has a strong reputation for being honest, transparent, and inclusive. We don’t believe in overstating our abilities or making exaggerated claims. Our purpose is to serve you to the best of our ability, and being upfront from the beginning is key.

    The Team

    The attorneys in our firm have more than 40 years of combined experience, each holding advanced licenses and degrees in taxation. Our ability to build innovative strategies, create alliances, and navigate through problems is what solidifies opportunities for our clients. For us, it’s about being unrelenting, engaged, and consistent.

    Dedicated and knowledgeable are words often used to describe our firm. And, you can count on us acting in the same manner for you. You won’t find a more skilled or effective legal tax team.

    Founder

    Sam A. Herbert is the founder and Manager of Tax Law LLC. Mr. Herbert focuses his practice in the areas of business planning, estate planning, probate, cannabis consulting, liquor license consulting and related areas. He frequently lectures on estate planning as well as on the other areas in which he practices. Before narrowing his focus, he enjoyed a broad, varied business law and accounting practice. He started his accounting career with KPMG, formerly known as Peat Marwick Michell, in Albuquerque, NM immediately after obtaining an MBA from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). His experience with KPMG heightened his interest in law and other fields. Mr. Herbert earned his law degree from the University of New Mexico (UNM) in 1983. As an attorney and CPA, Mr. Herbert has provided professional services to individuals, corporations, limited liability companies, not-for-profit entities, and trusts.

    Other paths in Mr. Herbert’s career included five years as Director of Planned Giving at UNM and seven years as an auditor and attorney with the Tax Fraud Investigations Division (TFID) at the New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department. His career with TFID included various audit functions and a joint investigation assignment with the New Mexico Attorney General.

    Mr. Herbert has taught several classes in accounting and law. He taught Business Law and Taxation as an adjunct professor at New Mexico Highlands University from 1999 through 2005. He was also an adjunct professor in Business Law at UNM from 1991 through 1996.