The Foundations of Graduate Tax

 

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James J. Freeland

Freeland was co-founder of the Graduate Tax Program, its second director and a professor for nearly 40 years. He joined UF Law faculty in 1957 and retired in 1995. He co-authored Fundamentals of Federal Income Taxation and Federal Income Taxation of Estates and Beneficiaries. Freeland received the first Outstanding Tax Attorney of the Year award from the Tax Section of The Florida Bar. He passed away in 2000.

Lind_SteveStephen Lind

Lind was one of the initial faculty of the UF Graduate Tax Program in 1974. Lind co-authored several influential tax texts with some of his fellow UF Law tax professors, including Fundamentals of Federal Income Taxation and Federal Estate and Gift Taxation. Lind left UF Law in 1998.

Lokken_Lawrence_11Lawrence Lokken

Lawrence Lokken joined UF Law as an associate professor in 1974 and was one of the initial faculty members of the Graduate Tax Program. He was named professor in 1977. After a decade at New York University he returned to UF Law in 1994 as holder of the first eminent scholar chair in Graduate Tax, the Hugh Culverhouse Eminent Scholar in Taxation. Now an emeritus professor, he continues to teach at UF Law.

Miller_DennisC. Douglas Miller

Miller joined the UF Law faculty in 1973 and was one of the initial faculty members of the Graduate Tax Program. He has served as a member of the Executive Committee of The Florida Bar Sections of Taxation and General Practice and as consultant to The Florida Bar Wills, Trusts and Probate Certification Committee. Miller attained emeritus status in 2006 and continues to teach at UF Law.

Dick-StephensRichard B. Stephens

Richard B. Stephens taught at UF Law from 1949 until his retirement in 1977. He co-founded the Graduate Tax Program, served as its first director and co-authored several influential tax texts, including the Fundamentals of Federal Income Taxation, and two treatises: Federal Estate and Gift Taxation and Income Taxation of Estates and Beneficiaries. Stephens was the first UF Law faculty member to receive the Florida Blue Key Distinguished Faculty award. In 1985, he was selected as Outstanding Tax Attorney of the Year by the Tax Section of The Florida Bar. He passed away in 1988.