Ryan E. Scharar, JD, CPA, MBA

phone: (817) 918-3035
fax: (817) 916-8824

RECOGNITIONS

​Texas Super Lawyers – Rising Star, Texas Super Lawyers Magazine &Texas Monthly (2017 – present)

TSCPA “Rising Star” – Texas Society of CPA’s (2016)

Top Attorney – Fort Worth, Texas Magazine (2010 – present)

Top Attorney “Taxation” – Avvo Rating “10.0 – Superb”

Top Attorney – 360 West Magazine (2016-current)

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES
Certified Public Accountant – Texas (licensed 2005)
Attorney – Supreme Court of Texas (licensed 2009)

EDUCATION

Michigan State Univ. College of Law – Juris Doctor, Cum Laude (2009)

​Michigan State Law Review,
Notes Editor

Baylor University – Master of Business Administration (2003)

Stephen F. Austin State University – BBA Accounting (2002)

AREAS OF PRACTICE
Individual Taxation
Corporate Taxation
Partnership and LLC Taxation
IRS Controversies
Closely Held Businesses
Tax Planning
Estates and Trusts
Real Estate
Non-Profits

Mr. Scharar is a dually licensed Attorney and Certified Public Accountant focused on business and commercial transactions, tax compliance and return filings, and IRS representation.  He advises clients in a number of industries including oil and gas operators and service companies, pipeline companies, professional services companies, real estate holding companies, nonprofits, retailers/restaurants and other active trade or businesses.  His primary emphasis is on tax planning and compliance for closely held businesses.

Prior to starting this firm, Mr. Scharar practiced law with a nonprofit boutique law firm located in Tarrant County and in a mixed litigation and transactional role with a mid-sized downtown Fort Worth law firm.  During law school, Mr. Scharar worked for Plante & Moran, LLP as a tax consultant and served as a judicial extern for Hon. David McKeague, US Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit and Hon. Walter Shapero, US Bankruptcy Court – Eastern District of Michigan.

Prior to law school, Mr. Scharar worked in the Houston office of Pricewaterhouse Coopers, LLC auditing a variety of publicly traded and privately held companies.

Bar and Court Admissions

State of Texas

(2009)

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

MEMBERSHIP & LEADERSHIP

Texas Society of CPA’s (TSCPA)

Director representing Fort Worth Chapter (2018-current)

FW Chapter Texas Society of CPA’s

Treasurer Elect and Member of Executive Committee (2018-present)

Chair Tax Institute Planning Committee (2015-2018)

Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA)

Director, District 10, Place 1 (2015-2017)

Chair – Member Services Committee (2016)

Tarrant County Young Lawyers’ Association (TCYLA)

Past President/Director (2011-2015)

American Assoc. of Attorney-CPA’s (AAA-CPA)

Plan and implement Southwest Regional AAA-CPA Member Meeting (2014 and 2018)

Membership Committee Member​

Eldon B. Mahon – Inn of Court (2016 – present)

Barrister