2021 Extended Tax Court Bar Review

Substantive Tax Law

 Tax Court Practice & Procedural Rules

Federal Rules of Evidence as Applied in Tax Court

Case Law & Division Opinions

ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct aka Legal Ethics


Distinguished Judicial Educator

Judge Dean sat on the bench for 20 years as a member of the U.S. Tax Court Judiciary

  • Session 5: Saturday, July 18, 2020 thru Saturday, August 29, 2020 - Substantive Tax Law: *Review of important 2019, 2020 and 2021 Tax Court cases and published division opinions that may be tested in the November 2021 Nonattorney Examination. Selected cases and opinions will be discussed as well as the judicial rulings reached after applications of the IRC. Moderated by Judge John F. Dean and Professor Joni Larson.
    • Four cases are distributed each week, soon after the conclusion of the Saturday class.
      • Dial-in to morning workshops (10 a.m. - 12 p.m. ET) and afternoon classes (3 p.m. - 6 p.m. ET) for seven (7) consecutive Saturdays. Inter-active, real-time, virtual discussions and feedback. Based upon the pre-assigned cases that prepare applicants to answer questions that may appear in the Substantive Tax Law Section of the 2021 Nonattorney Exam. 
        • Each applicant is assigned a tutor
    • Eighteen (18) questions in the 2018 Substantive Tax Law Section came from cases and published opinions.
    • Fee: $2,995 plus $125 registration processing.

►Awards 20 CPE/CE Credits

Look for the soft-cover, pocket guide to Tax Court admission and practice. Prepared exclusively for USTC bar applicants and USTCPs, Nonattorney's Guide to Admission and Practice in U.S. Tax Court, written by Michael Stuart and the Teaching Faculty at the Tax Law Institute, with foreword by James Chapman EA ($149). This soon-to-publish "little guidebook" is a "must read" if you intend to apply for admission to practice as a nonlawyer, or if you're already a USTCP (or attorney) who has never tried a case in Tax Court. Click here to reserve your copy.

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If you prepare with us and do not pass the 2021 Nonattorney Exam then you may repeat the Program, at no charge, during the 2023 Testing Cycle.

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