Christopher T. Rogers


Bar Admissions: Arkansas, Texas


B.S., Accounting, Centenary College of Louisiana, 1981
M.B.A., Southern Methodist University, 1982
J.D., University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, 1985
LL.M., Taxation, Southern Methodist University, 1986
Admitted to practice in Texas, 1985
Admitted to practice in Arkansas, 1986

Professional Experience

Served as an attorney-advisor for the Assistant Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service (National Office), Washington, D.C., from 1986 to 1990. Counsel to corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies concerning formation, reorganization and other tax planning matters. Counsel to corporations, partnerships and individuals concerning structuring real estate transactions to qualify for income tax deferral as like-kind exchanges. Counsel to individuals concerning preparation of complex estate plans.

Other Activities

Speaker at tax programs for lawyers and accountants. Best Lawyers in America (Trust and Estates), American Bar Association (Taxation Section), Member; Arkansas Bar Association, Member; Benton County Bar Association, Member; Northwest Arkansas Estate Planning Council, Member. Current and former board memberships include Boys and Girls Club of Benton County; Boys and Girls Club of Benton County Foundation; Northwest Arkansas Community College Foundation; Northwest Arkansas Community Foundation Advisory Board; Community Development Corporations of Bentonville/Bella Vista, Inc. and Mother-to-Mother Ministries; President, Boys and Girls Club of Benton County Foundation, 2007 to Present; President, Northwest Arkansas Estate Planning Council, 2007 to Present.


Principal author of proposed Treasury regulations (now finalized) under Section 1031 Exchange of Property Held for Productive Used or Investment (‚Äúlike-kind exchanges‚ÄĚ), concerning the definition of like-kind personal property and the determination of gain or loss in an exchange of multiple properties. Principal author of various Internal Revenue Service Revenue Rulings and Revenue Procedures.


Rogers Office
5414 Pinnacle Point Drive
Suite 500
Rogers, AR 72758-8131

Phone: (479) 464-5651
Fax: (479) 464-5680
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