Nick A. Ward

Nick A. Ward

Southlake, Texas

 Nicholas Ward is an associate attorney with David Coffin, PLLC in Southlake, Texas.  His practice specializes in IRS tax controversies, however, he also practices estate planning, probate, and business personal property law.  Mr. Ward has previously clerked in a criminal defense firm, externed with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and was a property tax consultant with Ryan, LLC.  This diverse legal background makes him knowledgeable on a variety of legal issues.

Mr. Ward is a member of the Dallas Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas Tax Section, and he is a volunteer with the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program.  He earned his J.D. in 2014 from Texas Tech School of Law, and his B.S., cum laude, in 2010 from Texas Tech University.  He is admitted to the Texas Bar and the United States Tax Court.

Areas of Practice

  • IRS Tax Controversies
  • Estate Planning and Probate

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2014
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2017


  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
    • J.D.
  • Texas Tech University
    • B.S.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Tax Section

Past Employment Positions

  • The McDougal Law Firm, PLLC, Attorney, 2016 - 2017
  • Ryan, LLC, Tax Consultant, 2014 - 2016

Pro Bono Activities

  • Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program