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Hopkins Co-Updates Chapter on Appeals of United States Tax Court Decisions for MN CLE

June 24, 2013

Tax attorney Stephen L. Hopkins has co-updated a chapter for Minnesota CLE on appeals of United States Tax Court decisions to the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals with John Barrie, partner at Bryan Cave. The chapter discusses the procedures that apply to review of cases on appeal from the United States Tax Court. It includes an overview of the tax court and how it works, and a discussion of the procedures of seeking review of its decision. Other topics discussed include special procedures governing venue for appeal, notice of appeal, response to notice of appeal, record on appeal, stay pending appeal and standards of review on appeal.

In addition to his Juris Doctor, Stephen has a Master’s in Taxation LL.M. Degree from NYU and practices in the area of federal, state and foreign income taxation, estate planning, ERISA, executive and general compensation planning and compliance and other tax-related areas.