Staff


Member of the Judiciary United States Tax Court Retired

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

Members of the Bar United States Tax Court

  • Member of the Bar  United States Tax Court
  • Certified Public Accountant   State of Florida
  • Graduate '16   US Tax Court Non-attorney Program
  • Graduate '17   US Tax Court Apprenticeship Program
  • Judicial Certificate of Merit '16
  • Counsel   US Tax Court Litigators.org
Charles J Read  CPA   USTCP   IRS Advisory Council Member
  • Member of the Bar   United States Tax Court
  • Certified Public Accountant   State of Texas
  • Graduate '14   US Tax Court Non-attorney Program
  • Graduate '15   US Tax Court Apprenticeship Program
  • Judicial Certificate of Merit '14
  • MBA   Accounting and Finance  University of North Texas
  • BBA   Accounting and Finance  University of North Texas
  • President   Shahan & Read Inc Public Accounting
  • Owner  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
  • Contributor   Tax Law Institute
  • Counsel   US Tax Court Litigators.org
  • Member of the Bar  United States Tax Court
  • US Tax Court   Trial Attorney and General Counsel
  • Admitted to Practice   Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Graduate '12   US Tax Court Trial Practice Program
  • BA   University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • JD   New England School of Law
  • USTC Bar Candidate Sponsor   Tax Law Institute
  • Counsel   US Tax Court Litigators.org

Members of Non-Bar Administrative and Reseach Staff

Administration 
  • Michael J Stuart     IRS Approved Provider of Continuing Professional Education
    • Publisher   A Pocket Book to Understand Tax Evidence, First Edition  September 2020
  • 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  Southern New England School of Law  University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Academic Dean of Law   British American School of Law in partnership with University of Cambridge Summer Programme
  • Professor of Law   British American School of Law in partnership with University of Cambridge Summer Programme
  • Visiting Scholar of Public Policy   Appointee   Yale Law School
  • White House Interim Domestic Tax Policy Adviser   Administration of President George HW Bush
  • Special Executive Assistant to Ranking Minority Member   Republican National Committee   Executive Committee
  • Interim Planning Assistant to North American Secretary   Trilateral Commission
  • Alumnus   Regent University Graduate Law   LLM International Tax Program
  • Alumnus   Doctor of Public Administration pre-doctoral special student   Harvard Kennedy School of Government
  • Alumnus   Yale School of Architecture MED
  • Doctorate of Law cum laude   B.Sc. Law cum laude   British American School of Law in partnership with University of Cambridge Summer Programme
  • MPA   Harvard Kennedy School of Government  
  • BA magna cum laude   Fordham University 

Research
  • Janean Kong   IRS Special Enrolled Agent    Research    Litigation Liaison
    • US Tax Court Opinion Research    Case Research
  • Yoel Muhammad   JD LLM     Research Assistant
    • US Treasury Regulations Research   Internal Revenue Code Research    Case Research
 
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