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Patrick W Buckley, CPA (APC)

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Patrick W Buckley, CPA (APC) is a full-service Certified Public Accounting firm licensed in LA. All of our CPA's hold valid LA State CPA Certificates.

Meet Our Staff:

Patrick W. Buckley, CPA

Pat is the Owner and President of Patrick W. Buckley, CPA (APC).  He began is accounting career in 1973.  He is a graduate of the University of New Orleans where he received a B.S. in Accounting.  He received his CPA license in 1974.  He was Partner in local CPA firms from 1975 through 1993, and in 1993, he became a Sole Practitioner.  Pat has a concentration in tax planning and compliance for small business, professionals, and individuals.  He is a member of AICPA and LCPA, and he is past President of the University of New Orleans Alumni Association.  Pat and his wife, Patti, have three children and eight grandchildren and counting.

Chuck Zimmerman, CPA

Chuck has been working with Patrick W. Buckley, CPA (APC) since January 2001.  He graduated from the University of New Orleans with a B.S. in Accounting.  He received his CPA license in 1994.  Besides his 20 years of experience in public accounting, Chuck has worked over 15 years in industry handling accounting and management issues for several local companies.  Chuck has extensive experience in various accounting software packages and he is currently a QuickBooks Pro Advisor.  Chuck’s practice concentration is in individual and small business tax compliance.  Chuck also consults heavily with client’s regarding their in-house accounting practices and software.  When Chuck isn’t relaxing at home with Kelley, he’s looking for his first hole-in-one on the golf course!

James C. Buckley, MHA

James has been working with Patrick W. Buckley, CPA (APC) since January 2015.  He specializes in tax preparation for individuals and corporations.  He graduated from the University of Alabama with a B.S. in Commerce and Business Administration.  He also has a Master of Health Administration from Tulane University.  James previously worked at Ochsner Health System in New Orleans for six years, where he held a number of leadership roles in Analytical and Financial Management.  He lives in Lakeview with his wife, Claire, and their children, Bennett and Abigail.

Peggy O'brien

Peggy is an Accountant with Patrick W. Buckley, CPA (APC).  She started working with Pat Buckley in 1981.  She specializes in Sales Tax Returns, Payroll Services, Corporate Tax Returns, and Bookkeeping.  Peggy is proficient in Sage Peachtree and QuickBooks accounting software.  She has been married to her husband, Pat, for over 45 years.  They have two children and three grandchildren.

Donna Poche

Donna is the Office Manager for Patrick W. Buckley, CPA (APC).  She is responsible for making sure the office runs efficiently and smoothly.  Donna started at her current position in 1994.  Her and her husband, Pat, have four children and five grandchildren.