Robert W. Dyess Jr.

Robert W. Dyess Jr.

Partner since 1994
Irvine, California

Bob is a tax attorney specializing in business and real estate transactions and estate planning. He has been a partner with Good Wildman since 1994. Mr. Dyess has been associated with several major law firms in Arizona and California, and has served as Executive Vice-President and General Counsel for a real estate investment and management company, where he was involved in the management of syndicated partnerships and properties, and the supervision of legal, accounting and finance matters. His business and real estate practice includes planning, negotiation and documentation for a broad range of business transactions encompassing (i) company formations, syndications, acquisitions, mergers, reorganizations and liquidations; (ii) real estate acquisitions, sales, exchanges, syndications, financings and workouts; and (iii) asset protection planning.

Bob's estate planning practice includes tax planning for large estates through the use of wills, trusts, family limited partnerships, irrevocable trusts, company reorganizations, and private foundations, as well as the administration of trusts and estates for decedents.

Bob graduated from Vanderbilt University with his BE in 1972 and he graduated from the University of Arizona School of Law in 1975. In 1978 he received his LL.M. in taxation from NYU.

Areas of Practice

  • Business and real estate transactions
  • Estate planning

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 1975
  • California, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1980
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1980


  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • LL.M. Tax, Master of Law(s) in Taxation - 1978
  • University of Arizona College of Law, Tucson, Arizona
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1975
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
    • B.E., Bachelor of Engineering - 1972