......................... 25%Trusts and Estates
......................... 25%Estate Planning
......................... 20%Business Law
......................... 5%Nonprofit and Charit...
|University ||University of Tennessee at Knoxville, B.S.B.A., 1963|
|Law School||St. Mary's University of San Antonio, J.D., 1970; Boston University, LL.M., Taxation, 1975|
|Admitted||1969, Texas; 1970, U.S. Tax Court; 1972, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court; 1982, Connecticut; 1984, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut; 1994, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit|
|Memberships ||Greater Bridgeport Bar Association (Member, Board of Directors, 2004; Treasurer, 2005; Secretary, 2006; Vice President, 2007; Chair Elect, 2008; Chair, 2009); Connecticut Bar Association (Member, Executive Committee, Sections on: Business Law; Taxation); American Bar Association (Vice Chair, Professional Services, 2007-2009; Tax Section IRS Small Business/Self Employed Division Coordinator, 2004-2009; Tax Section Council Director, 2004-2007; Chair, 2000-2001, Closely Held Businesses Committee and Chair, 2001-2003, Professional Services Committee); State Bar of Texas; Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants; Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants; American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.|
|Military||Capt., U.S. Army, 1964-1968.|
|Born||Chattanooga, Tennessee, November 24, 1941|
Certified Public Accountant: Texas, 1971; Connecticut, 1976. Co-Author with Robb A. Longman: "Tips For Representing Your Client Before The Appeals Division Of The Internal Revenue Service," The Practical Tax Lawyer, Volume 20, Number 2, Winter 2006, p. 7. Co-Author: with Carol F. Burger: "IRS Gets Less Charitable - new tax rules for charitable deductions create hurdles to taxpayer philanthropy," American Bar Association Journal, December 2007; "Taxing Consequences," American Bar Association Journal, November 2006; "Current Developments in Tax Law," American Bar Association Journal, November 2005; "Current Developments in Tax Law-Older Clients," ABA Journal, November 2004; "Tax Issues From A Tough Year," ABA Journal, November 2002, p.44; "Good News in Tax Law," ABA Journal, November 2001; "Tax Outcomes You Didn't Expect," ABA Journal, November 2000; "Protecting the Wealth," ABA Journal, November 1999, p. 58; "What To Do When the IRS Calls," ABA Journal, November 1998. Co-Author, with C. Wells Hall, III, "These Taxing Times," ABA Journal, November 1997. Attorney, Office of the Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, 1970-1972; Special Tax Counsel, Office of the City Attorney, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2001-. Chairman: Board of Trustees, The Park City Hospital, 1982-1984; Chairman: Board of Directors, Greater Bridgeport Area Foundation, 1999-2001. Member, Town Council, Trumbull, Connecticut, 1993-1995; Member, National Society Sons of the American Revolution; Member, Editorial Board, The Practical Tax Lawyer, 2007-; Senior Topical Editor - Taxation, Board of Editors, The Connecticut Bar Journal, 2007-.
|Reported Cases||Green v. Commissioner, 67 R.C.M. 3074, Dec. 49,897 (M), T.C. Memo 1994-264, U.S. Tax Court, 1994.|
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