James R. (Rick) Yandle, JD CPA

Rick Yandle

Rick Yandle has over 20 years experience providing specialized tax and accounting services, including “Big Eight” experience with the former Ernst & Whinney accounting firm and international experience with overseas projects in Central America and North Africa.

Rick now provides tax controversy, tax litigation, and IRS criminal investigation defense services to closely-held multi-national firms, domestic firms, and individuals.  Rick is authorized to practice before the IRS, and is admitted to the Bars of the United States Tax Court and U.S Court of Federal Claims. Rick is also admitted to the State Bar of California, and has successfully negotiated California tax settlements for international companies doing business in the United States.

Rick has served on the Board of Directors of the British American Business Council of North Carolina, and is a member of BAGOL (British American Group of Lawyers).  Rick routinely travels to the United Kingdom to speak on the Federal and multi-state tax challenges facing U.K. investors doing business in the United States.  

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Bar Association

     ABA Tax Section

Court of Federal Claims Bar Assoc.

BAGOL (British American Group of Lawyers)

American Institute of CPAs

     AICPA Tax Section

North Carolina Bar Association

Mecklenburg County Bar Association Section member

Bar Admisions

United States Tax Court

U.S Court of Federal Claims


U.S. District Court Northern District of California

* Not admitted in North Carolina

Community and Pro Bono

U.S. Tax Court Calendar Call

ABA Military Pro Bono Project

ABA Military VITA "Adopt a Base"