Staff

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Retired Member of the United States Tax Court Judiciary

The Distinguished and Honorable Judge John F. Dean
  • Appointed Special Trial Judge United States Tax Court in Washington DC
  • Retired with Distinction in 2014 from the US Tax Court Judiciary
  • BS awarded by Michigan State University
  • JD awarded by Catholic University
  • MLT awarded by Georgetown University Law Center
  • Admitted to Practice in the District of Columbia Bar
  • Admitted to Practice in the Supreme Court of the United States
  • Admitted to Practice in the Northern District of Texas
  • Admitted to Practice in the District of Maryland
  • Admitted to Practice in the United States Tax Court
  • Office of Chief Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service
  • Dallas District Counsel 1975-78
  • Baltimore District Counsel 1978-86
  • Office of Associate Chief Counsel International of the Internal Revenue Service 1986-94
  • Vice Chair of the Judicial Counsel of the Washington Bar Association 2002-03
  • Adjunct Professor Law  at DC College of Law
  • Honoree '14 at 2014 Washington DC Tax Forum sponsored by the Tax Law Institute and the Harvard Club of Washington DC

CPA Members of the Bar United States Tax Court

  • CPA Member of the Bar United States Tax Court
  • Certified Public Accountant in the State of Florida
  • Graduate '16  of the US Tax Court Non-attorney Program
  • Graduate '17  of the US Tax Court Apprenticeship Program
  • Judicial Certificate of Merit '16
  • Counsel to US Tax Court Litigators.org
Charles Read  CPA   United States Tax Court Practitioner   IRS Advisory Council Member
  • CPA Member of the Bar United States Tax Court
  • Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas
  • Graduate '14 of the US Tax Court Non-attorney Program
  • Graduate '15 of the US Tax Court Apprenticeship Program
  • Judicial Certificate of Merit '14
  • Contributor to the Tax Law Institute
  • Counsel to US Tax Court Litigators.org
  • President  Shahan & Read Inc Public Accounting
  • Owner and CEO Custom Payroll Associates and Payroll Dallas Fort Worth Area of Texas
  • Authored accounting text book   Published numerous articles on accounting methods and small business
  • MBA awarded in Accounting and Finance  University of North Texas
  • BBA awarded in Accounting and Finance  University of North Texas

Attorney Member of the Bar United States Tax Court

  • Member of the Bar  United States Tax Court
  • Admitted to Practice Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Graduate '12   US Tax Court Trial Practice Program
  • BA awarded by the  University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • JD awarded by New England School of Law
  • USTC Bar Admissions Sponsor at the Tax Law Institute
  • Counsel to US Tax Court Litigators.org

Members of Non-Bar Staff

Michael J. Stuart    Lecturer    Research Administrator
  • Emeritus Professor Law
    • Author & Publisher    A Pocket Book to Understand Federal Tax Evidence, First Edition   September 2020
  • IRS Approved Provider of Continuing Professional Education
  • Coordinator US Tax Court Non-attorney [Bar Admissions] Exam Summer Preparation Program at Ave Maria School of Law
  • Coordinator US Tax Court Trial Practice & Certificate in Tax for CPAs and EAs at University of Alabama Graduate Tax Law
  • Visiting Lecturer of Law at Southern New England School of Law (now University of Massachusetts Boston)
  • Academic Dean of Law at The British American School of Law in partnership with University of Cambridge Summer Programme
  • Professor of Law at British American School of Law in partnership with University of Cambridge Summer Programme
  • Visiting Scholar of Public Policy (Taxation) Appointee '92 at Yale Law School
  • White House Domestic Tax Policy Adviser under Administration of President George HW Bush
  • Assistant to North American Secretary of the Trilateral Commission
  • Doctorate of Law cum laude awarded by The British American School of Law in partnership with University of Cambridge Summer Programme  
  • MPA International Relations (with cross-studies in International Financial Management and Accounting at Fletcher School) awarded by Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government
  • B.Sc. Law cum laude awarded by The British American School of Law in partnership with University of Cambridge Summer Programme  
  • BA magna cum laude awarded by Fordham University
Research Assistants
  • Janean Kong, IRS Special Enrolled Agent
    • IRS Code Research
  • Yoel Muhammad, LLM Taxation
    • US Tax Court Case Research
  • Eugene C. Smith, IRS Revenue Agent Retired
    • IRS Examination Reports