Friday, March 9, 2012
In an effort to ease the transition from school to practice, Field provides guidance to early-career tax lawyers about how to turn their growing knowledge of the tax law into useful client advice. This article is dedicated to Field’s father, Harry, who taught her to ‘‘read to misunderstand.’’ Although Field’s father’s legal expertise is not in tax law, he shared many lessons about life and lawyering that Field found invaluable in tax practice. She regularly shares those lessons with her students (sometimes to their chagrin), and she includes some here.
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