Audra J. Calvin

Audra J. Calvin, JD, MBA

 

Audra J. Calvin is a Des Moines, Iowa, tax attorney who only handles tax matters in her law practice. The case load is split pretty evenly between IRS tax problems and Iowa tax problems or other state tax problems. She offers free consultations and will help explain what your options are.

Ms. Calvin received her preparatory education at Mercer University, Macon, Georgia, graduating in 2005 with a Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting). She obtained her Master in Business Administration (International Business and Finance) from Mercer University in 2008. In 2012, Ms. Calvin obtained her Juris Doctorate from Drake University Law School where she volunteered at the Neal & Bia Smith Federal Income Tax Clinic for two years while working for the Law Firm of James R. Monroe.

Ms. Calvin’s experience in her primary practice area spans the last 18 years. She held multiple positions in several corporations, large and small, as an accountant and financial analyst. Her education and extensive background in the accounting and financial fields uniquely qualify her as an expert in multiple areas, primarily lost profit analysis, and solo proprietor’s income evaluations..

 

AREA  OF  PRACTICE 

Tax Law

 

ACADEMIC  DEGREES 

Drake University - Juris Doctor  

Des Moines, Iowa — Graduation 2012 

Mercer University - Masters of Science in Business Administration (International Business and Finance) 

Atlanta, Georgia — Graduation 2008 

Mercer University - Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting)

Macon, Georgia — Graduation 2005 

University of Nebraska at Omaha - Selected courses on Unions and Accounting

Omaha, Nebraska 

 

POSITIONS 

Partner/Tax Attorney – Calvin & Ofenbakh PLLC 

West Des Moines, Iowa — 2017- Current

Partner/Tax Attorney – The Tax Law Group PLLC 

Des Moines, Iowa — 2015-2017 

Of Counsel – Law Firm of James R. Monroe 

Des Moines, Iowa — 2015-2017 

Associate Tax Attorney – Law Firm of James R. Monroe 

Des Moines, Iowa — 2012-2015

Intern – Law Firm of James R. Monroe  

Des Moines, Iowa — 2011-2012

Clinic – Neal & Bia Smith Advanced Federal Income Tax Clinic 

Des Moines, Iowa — 2012 

Intern – Iowa  State University: Beginning Farmer's Association 

Des Moines, Iowa — 2011-2012 

Clinic – Neal & Bia Smith Federal Income Tax Clinic 

Des Moines, Iowa — 2011

First Year – No job in compliance with ABA Rule 304(f)  

Des Moines, Iowa — 2010

Cost Accountant/Financial Analyst – Case New Holland Inc. 

Dublin, Georgia — 2007-2009 

Cost Analyst – Lockheed Martin Inc. 

Robins Air Force Base, Georgia — 2006-2007 

Cost Analyst/Logistics Manager – MicroCross Inc. 

Warner Robins, Georgia — 2005-2007

Staff Accountant – CFDC Omaha  

Omaha, Nebraska — 2003-2005

Bookkeeper/Business Administrator – Peak Research Inc. 

Warner Robins, Georgia — 1999-2003

 

COURSES  TAKEN

Drake University Law School

        Payment Systems (LAW 255)
        Federal Tax Procedure (LAW 253)
        Real Estate Transactions (LAW 222)
        Business Associations (LAW 204)
        Advanced Federal Income Tax Clinic (LAW 600)
        Business Taxation (LAW 250)
        Wills & Trusts (LAW 223)
        Federal Indian Law (LAW 263)
        Gaming Law (LAW 206)
        Pretrial Advocacy (LAW 053)
        Federal Income Tax Clinic (LAW 516)
        Trial Competition Team for Drake (2 years in a row) (LAW 424)
        Criminal Practice & Procedure (LAW 236)
        Trial Advocacy (LAW 050)
        Federal Income Taxation (LAW 185)
        Negotiations (LAW 207)
        Con Law, Property, Civ Pro, Criminal, Contracts, Torts (REQUIRED)

        Mercer University - Stetson School of Business and Economics
        High Performing Organizations and Communications (PBA 621a)
        Financial Accounting and Reporting (PBA 631a)
        Legal Issues Affecting Businesses (PBA 631b)
        Economic Conditions and Financial Markets (PBA 631c)
        Marketing Analysis (PBA 631d)
        Business Math and Statistics (PBA 621b)
        Financial Decisions for Corporate Valuation (PBA 632a)
        Quantitative Approaches to Optimization (PBA 632b)
        Maximizing Human Capital, Employment Law (PBA 632c)
        Global Management & Marketing (PBA 633a)
        Global Economics (PBA 633b)
        Leadership, Governance, & Ethics (PBA 621d)
        Information Technology & Strategic Alignment (PBA 634a)
        Marketing Strategies for Corporate Success (PBA 634b)
        Financial Resources for Corporate Strategy (PBA 634c)
        Strategy Development and Delivery (PBA 634d)

        University of Nebraska at Omaha
        Collective Bargaining with Unions (ECON 3180)

        Mercer University - Stetson School of Business and Economics
        Cost Accounting (ACC 377)
        Tax Accounting (ACC 375)
        Auditing (ACC 431)
        Governmental and Not For Profit Accounting (ACC 411)
        Intermediate Financial Accounting II (ACC 372)
        Intermediate Financial Accounting I (ACC 371)
        Business Law II (BUS 347)
        Business Law I (BUS 346)
        Managerial Accounting (ACC 205)
        Financial Accounting (ACC 204)
        Leadership (MGT 477)
        Strategic Management (MGT 498)
        Business Quantitative Analysis (BUS 350)
        Statistical Methods (MAT 226)
        Principles of Finance (FIN 362)

        Corporate Financial Reporting (ACC 368) 

 

USTax Court Bar Number: DA0352

Iowa Bar Number: 11836

IRS PTIN: P01703528

IRS CAF: 0310-26219R

 

Audra Calvin is a Des Moines, Iowa tax attorney who only handles tax matters in her law practice. The case load is split pretty evenly between IRS tax problems and Iowa tax problems or other state tax problems. She offers free consultations and will help explain what your options are.


Audra J. Calvin previously practiced under the name Audra J. Deiber prior to her divorce.