Norman K. Short

Business law, estate planning law, tax law and IRS representation

Norman K Short (Norm) focuses on tax, estate planning, and business law. If you need tax planning, IRS representation, tax compliance advice, or probate, Norm has the experience you are looking for. While Norm often represents individuals, he also has extensive experience with businesses in many aspects of commercial law. Especially relevant is his experience as a general corporate counsel. Also noteworthy is his experience forming new businesses. He also serves as a general accounting advisor to businesses.

With this comprehensive set of skills, you can feel confident in consulting Norm about your personal and business finances.

Norm is one of the few attorneys in Kitsap County with wide experience in representing clients before the IRS. He is especially skilled in using the IRS offers in compromise rules.

24 years business and tax law experience with an advanced degree in tax law and a CPA designation

Norm is admitted to practice law in the State of Washington, United States District Court, United States Tax Court, United States Bankruptcy Court, as well as the Internal Revenue Service.

Norm earned his undergraduate degree, Bachelor’s of Science, Business Administration with an accounting major from Boise State University in Boise, Idaho in 1987. He sat for and passed the Certified Public Accounting exam just prior to entering law school. He received his law degree from the University of Idaho, College of Law, in Moscow, Idaho in 1991. From there, Norm attended the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida and obtained his Masters in Laws, Taxation, an internationally recognized postgraduate law degree. 

Norm and his family are proud Kitsap County residents. They live near the Hood Canal where he and his wife joyfully raise their three sons. 

Bar Admissions

Washington, 1993
U.S. District Court Western District of Washington
U.S. Tax Court, 1995

Education

University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida – 1992
LL.M, Taxation
University of Idaho College of Law, Moscow, Idaho
J.D. – 1991
Boise State University, Boise, Idaho
B.S. – 1987
Major: Accounting