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The Taxation Section is California’s only statewide tax bar association. The Taxation Section’s current membership is approximately 3,000, and we invite you to join us. The Section accepts attorneys from other states and non-attorneys as Affiliate Members. Affiliate Members include accountants, financial planners, pension and trust administrators, actuaries, tax executives, federal, state and local tax administrators, educators, other tax specialists, and law students. The Taxation Section has a number of standing committees. The Young Tax Lawyers have local committees throughout California established especially for tax practitioners with less than 10 years of practice experience.

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California Tax Lawyer

California Tax Lawyer, the Taxation Section’s official publication, is sent free to members of the Section. The journal is designed to keep tax lawyers and other tax professionals apprised of the latest developments in the field, as well as up-to-date on the activities of the Section. To receive a subscription, you need only join the Section.

Anyone can submit an article to the Editors for consideration for publication in California Tax Lawyer. Submissions are typically due February 15, May 15, August 15, and November 15. For more information, please read these guidelines.

The California Tax Lawyer is also seeking authors to publish self-study articles that offer the reader MCLE credit. If you are interested in more information and guidelines for the self-study articles, please contact editor-in-chief, Courtney Hopley.

Women in Tax

Join the exciting new WOMEN IN TAX standing committee! The mission of the California Lawyers Association Taxation Section Women in Tax Committee is to:

  • Sponsor educational programs and networking opportunities designed to benefit women lawyers practicing in the field of tax;
  • Provide a forum for discussion and understanding of issues affecting women lawyers;
  • Foster education and advocate for reform relating to women’s issues in the practice of tax law;
  • Explore ways to encourage women in their involvement in the legal community at all levels and mentor young and new attorneys in their practices; and
  • Promote opportunities for community service.

Click here for information on how to join today! For more information or to get involved with the committee activities, contact either of the co-chairs listed below. 

Co-Chair: Barbara Rosen, Berkeley
Co-Chair: Julie Treppa, San Francisco

Social Media

The Taxation Section maintains a Facebook accountTwitter account, and a LinkedIn group. We will be posting regularly, so like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and join us on LinkedIn.

Meet Your Executive Committee

The Taxation Section is managed by its Executive Committee, which meets quarterly and is comprised of tax lawyers working in private law firms, accounting firms, government, and corporations throughout California. See contact information for the current Executive Committee members, or see the appointments process for information on becoming a member of the Executive Committee in the future. We encourage you to become involved.

Online CLE for Participatory Credit — Available Anytime!

Past programs are available over the internet for participatory MCLE credit. For more information, see online CLE and select Taxation Section. Be sure to check out CLEtoGo if you’re interested in downloadable podcasts.

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