Information for Students

I want you to understand that you did much more than save me money, you made it possible for me to spend my "golden years" decently and not as a pauper. . .  There is no way I can ever thank you adequately.  
- Client, Federal Tax Clinic

Substantive Practice Area: Federal Tax practice

Where We Practice:

  • Administrative cases before the Internal Revenue Service
  • United States Tax Court

Typical cases:

  • Small business audits
  • Innocent spouse rules
  • Employee-independent contractor
  • Earned income tax credit and dependency exemptions
  • Collection matters, including offers in compromise

Skills Focus:

  • Client interviews
  • Negotiations
  • Research
  • Advocacy

Federal Tax (T526)
Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
J.D.s: 3 per quarter, LLMs: 2 per quarter
Required quarters: Full year required
Number of Students accepted: 6 J.D.s, 6 LLMs
Eligible Students: 2Ls, 3Ls, LLMs
Selection Basis: Lottery
Prerequisite: Basic Income Tax (A530) - may take concurrently
Recommended Courses: Trial Advocacy, Evidence, Professional Resp., Negotiation

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Last updated 10/14/2013