Clint Locke, JD, CPA (inactive), is a practicing tax attorney with over 10 years of accounting and legal experience.
He began his career as an auditor with Ernst & Young, LLP, one of “Big Four” public accounting firms. His experience as an auditor at Ernst & Young exposed him to thousands of financial documents and transactions in various industries.
He worked with numerous partners, CFOs and CEOs to issue financial statements in accordance with GAAP. After several years with Ernst & Young, Clint went to work with Cain, Watters, and Associates, as an associate financial planner. He was responsible for investment planning, tax planning and bookkeeping functions associated with small business clients.
He also worked with estate planning attorneys, contract attorneys and pension attorneys to achieve strategic solutions for wealth preservation. While working for Cain Watters, Clint got the law school bug.
After law school, he took a job with the IRS Office of Chief Counsel. As a tax attorney, Clint is constantly reviewing financial information, researching the legal aspects of accounting and tax, and litigating in U.S. Tax Court. Clint’s accounting knowledge combined with his legal expertise enables him to analyze and communicate accounting information in a way that everyone can understand.
Clint earned his BBA in Accounting from Freed-Hardeman University. He received his Juris Doctorate with cum laude honors from The University of Alabama School of Law. He is a member of the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy, Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy, Alabama State Bar, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court.