Program


2020 United States Tax Court
Non-Attorney [Bar Admissions] Exam Prep
2020 Testing Cycle
Hosted by Ave Maria School of Law

"If you enroll in our 2020 Non-attorney Exam Preparation Program and do not pass then you may retake, free-of-charge, the  2022 US Tax Court Exam Prep Virtual Lecture & Conference Series"

Live Event
2020 Opening Session
Campus of Ave Maria School of Law

Dates
  • July 14, 2019 - July 21, 2019
Lectures
  • July 15 thru July 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET
Open Registration $3,995
  • 5 lecture days
  • materials
  • breakfast buffet
  • lunch buffet
  • certificate
  • no payment plan 
Welcome Breakfast
  • Mon July 15 at 7:45 a.m. ET
  • meet moderators and candidates
Tentative
Program
  • discussions about the structure and operation of the United States Tax Court
    • US Tax Court Rules of Practice and Procedures
  • Q&A US Tax Court Non-attorney Bar Admissions Examination
    • quick review and explanation of the Exam structure and nature of questions
    • distribution of sample US Tax Court Non-attorney Examination
      • Review of Written Comments submitted by unsuccessful 2018 Non-attorney test applicants 
  • discussions about how to distinguish significant published US Tax Court Opinions
    • Opinion Briefing
  • discussions about how to work tax controversies' questions that pertain to business entities
    • re: individual, partnerships, small business entities, and corporate
  • discussions about Federal Tax Evidence as derived from the FRE Rule
  • discussions about how to easily memorize and apply the US Tax Court Rules of Practice and Procedures
  • discussions about Legal Ethics Rules, i.e. the Professional Responsibility of Lawyers
  • discussions about test-taking techniques to ensure that you complete all Exam questions within the 4-hour time-allotment
  • Subscribers to the "Complete Program" get Live Events and Virtual Lectures, materials, buffets, hotel accommodations and meals, where applicable

 Inquire michaeljerome.stuart@aya.yale.edu or 1.888.317.4489


2019-2020 Virtual Lecture Series
Saturdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET

Virtual Event
Required
  • High speed mobile device with unlimited e-mail and printer
Open Registration $8,500
  • virtual access
  • material
  • judicial conference
  • payment plan
  • certificate
Lectures are held on Saturdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET
  • Session I
    • *Sept 14, 2019 - Nov 16, 2019
  • Session II
    • **Jun 6, 2020 - Aug 1,2020
  • Session III
    • **Sept 12, 2020 - October 31, 2020
*Moderated by The Distinguished and Honorable Judge John F. Dean
**Moderated by TLI Teaching Faculty and Staff of US Tax Court Litigators.org

Tentative
Program
  • no classes during Aug 2019
  • Applicants log in every Sat beginning Sept 14, 2019 thru Nov 16, 2019 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET
  • Start Virtual Lecture Session I
    • Introduction to US Tax Court
      • Practice and Procedures
  • no virtual lectures held during the 2020 Tax Season that starts Jan 2020
  • Applicants log in every Sat beginning Jun 6, 2020 thru Jul 25, 2020 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET
  • Start Virtual Lecture Session II
    • Introduction to US Tax Court Litigation
      • Petition Filing-to-Post-Trial Proceedings
  • no classes during Aug 2020
  • Applicants log in every Sat beginnine Sep 12, 2020 thru Oct 31, 2020 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET
  • Start Virtual Lecture Session III
    • Introduction to Non-attorney Bar Admissions Exam  Subject Testing
      • Evidence
      • Legal Ethics
      • US Tax Court Rules of Practice & Procedures
      • Substantive Tax
      • US Tax Court Significant Published Opinions 2019 - 2020

Inquire michaeljerome.stuart@aya.yale.edu or 1.888.317.4489

Live Event

 2020 Pre-Exam Workshops
Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center 
Nov 9, 2020 to Nov 11, 2020

Workshops: Tues Nov 10, 2020 or Wed Nov 11, 2020
  • Subject to US Tax Court Announcement
  • 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. ET
Moderated by TLI Teaching Faculty and Staff of US Tax Court Litigators.org

Open Registration $2,295
  • workshops
  • materials
  • breakfast buffet
  • lunch buffet
  • no payment plan
Welcome Breakfast
  • Mon Nov 9, 2020 or Tues Nov 10, 2020
  • 7:30 a.m. ET
  • meet moderators and candidates
Tentative
Program
  • offered the day before the administration of the 2020 Non-attorney Bar Admissions Examination
  • applicants are expected to arrive in Washington DC the day before the Pre-exam Review is scheduled to start
  • breakfast is served each morning in the Hotel Dinning Room from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. ET
  • Pre-exam Review begins promptly at 9 am in the Conference Room adjacent to Dinning Room
    • all-day workshops and coaching by TLI Teaching Faculty and USTCLs' Staff
      • Evidence
      • Legal Ethics
      • US Tax Court Rules of Practice & Procedures
      • Substantive Tax
      • Significant US Tax Court Published Opinions 2019 - 2020
  • includes all meals (except lunch on arrival date) and 3 days/2 nights accommodations
  • includes private auto transportation from the Hotel & Conference Center to the US Tax Court Exam Testing Site
  • includes short ceremony to award Certificates of Completion and Attendance
  • 2020 Exam Applicants are expected to arrange air-rail-auto transport to the District so that they arrive timely
  • traditionally, the Examination is administered on the second Wednesday or second Thursday of November
  • testing occurs at the Reagan Office Building located within the District. The old testing cite was at the Court Building.
  • day of testing all Applicants must be present in the Hotel Lobby for transport to the Test Center at 10:30 a.m. ET

Inquire michaeljerome.stuart@aya.yale.edu or 1.888.317.4489

True Cost
  • 8-Days/7-Nights Ritz Carlton
    • Value   Hotel and Ammenities   $3,995
    • Value   Bonus Weekend - 1 addditonal night's stay   $409
  • Live 5-Day Opening Session with Breakfast and Lunch Buffets
    • Value    Review and Material $3,995
    • Value    Buffets $995
  • Virtual Lecture Series and Material  9/19 - 11/20
  • Value $8,500
  • Washington DC Live Workshops with Accommodations and Meals
    • Value Workshops $2,295
    • Accommodations and Meals $1,420
You Pay

You Save
  • Over $9,614 if you purchase the "Complete Program"
  • Over $3,000 if you compare "Complete Program" to the "Single Program"   

Inquire michaeljerome.stuart@aya.yale.edu or 1.888.317.4489