U.S. Tax Court Judge Presents March 23 Lecture at The TU College of Law

Monday, March 08, 2010

Judge Elizabeth Crewson Paris (BS ’80, JD ’87) of the U.S. Tax Court will deliver a Faculty and Alumni Showcase Series lecture on Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at The University of Tulsa College of Law.

The lecture by Judge Paris is entitled “An Introduction to the United States Tax Court and Its Jurisdiction.” The law school is offering one free hour of CLE credit to those attending the event, which will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in the Price & Turpen Courtroom, John Rogers Hall, 3120 E. 4th St. Complimentary lunch will be provided for those who RSVP.

Judge Paris was sworn in to the United States Tax Court on August 1, 2008. She was nominated by President George W. Bush after serving eight years as tax counsel for the U.S. Senate Finance Committee.

Judge Paris received her bachelor’s and law degrees from TU, graduating in 1980 and 1987 respectively. Afterward, she went on to receive her LL.M. in taxation from the University of Denver in 1993.

Before becoming tax counsel with the Senate Finance Committee, Judge Paris worked as a tax partner with the national law firm of Reinhart, Boerner, Van Deuren, Norris & Rieselbach in Denver. Prior to that, she was a partner in the estate planning firm of Brumley Bishop & Paris, and also taught at the TU College of Law as an adjunct professor.

Those planning to attend should RSVP to Heather Rahhal at (918) 631-3320, or heather-rahhal@utulsa.edu.

Jimmy Hart