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William (“Judge”) T. McGowin, IV


Phone: 251-405-1229
Fax: 251-432-6843


  • New York University School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation 1990
  • University of Alabama School of Law, Juris Doctorate 1989
  • University of the South at Sewanee, Bachelor of Arts 1985

Admitted In

  • Alabama, 1989
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama

William (“Judge”) T. McGowin, IV has practiced law in Mobile for over 30 years, and during that time has focused his practice exclusively on tax, estate planning, probate, corporate, business, and nonprofit law. Judge earned his B.A. from the University of the South at Sewanee, his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law, and his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law. Judge assists individuals and families with estate planning and business succession, and advises numerous small to medium sized businesses on all aspects of forming, running, restructuring, and transferring their operations. Judge also represents taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service and the Alabama Department of Revenue. Judge is admitted to practice law in the State of Alabama and the US Tax Court. Judge is a member of the Mobile Estate Planning Council and has served on its Executive Committee.

Professional Affiliations

  • Mobile Bar Association
  • Alabama Bar Association
  • American Bar Association (Member, Probate and Property Law Section and Taxation Section)
  • Mobile Chapter of the Estate Planning Council (Past Member of Executive Committee)

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