2015 Tax Seminar

How to Handle a Pro Bono Tax Case

Co-Sponsored by:
State Bar of Texas Pro Bono Committee
Texas Young Lawyers Association

South Texas College of Law; Room 314
Friday, May 22, 2015

8:00 – 8:15 Registration

8:15 – 8:20  Welcoming Remarks

8:20 – 8:50 Handling a Tax Controversy: An Overview
                 Jack Townsend, Partner, Townsend & Jones, LLP

8:50 – 9:20 Audit Techniques and Procedures
                 Juan F. Vasquez, Jr., Shareholder, Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry and Adjunct Professor, UH Law Center

9:20 – 9:50 IRS Collections Procedures
                 Peter Bennett, Attorney, Law Office of Peter J. Bennett

9:50 – 10:20 The Use of Administrative Appeals
                 E. Rhett Buck, Attorney-CPA, Buck Law Firm

10:20 – 10:30 Break

10:30 – 11:00 When and How to Litigate a Tax Case
                 Larry Sherlock, Shareholder, Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry

11:30 – 12:00 Tax Liabilities from Before, During, and After Marriage
                 Karyna Lopez, Staff Attorney, Low Income Taxpayer Clinic, Lone Star Legal Aid

12:00 – 12:20 Controversies on the Rise
                 Jessie G. Campbell, Director, Low Income Taxpayer Clinic, Houston Volunteer Lawyers

12:20 – 12:30 Closing Remarks

CLE: 4.5 hours; Cost: Free to Attend
Register
For more information, contact Jessie Campbell at Jessie.Campbell@hvlp.org
Houston Volunteer Lawyers, 1111 Bagby Ste FLB300, Houston, TX 77002, 713.228.0735