Paul L. Caron

Monday, November 22, 2021

U.S. Tax Court's Tax Trailblazers: Justice Shawna Baker

U.S. Tax Court's Diversity & Inclusion Series, Tax Trailblazers: Mentoring the Next Generation:

Baker 2Please join the United States Tax Court for the next in its Tax Trailblazers series. November’s webinar will honor Native American Heritage Month and focus on Justice Shawna S. Baker of the Cherokee Nation Supreme Court. Today at 7:00-8:15 PM EST (register here).

Shawna S. Baker is a Cherokee Nation Supreme Court Justice and managing attorney of Family Legacy and Wealth Counsel, PLLC. She is the first member of the LGBT community and only the third woman ever confirmed to the Cherokee Nation Supreme Court.

Before being appointed, Justice Baker served as a litigation associate, an attorney and a managing partner at various law firms, a trustee of a charitable organization, and an assistant professor at the Florida Coastal School of Law.

Justice Baker was a first-generation college student, earning a bachelor's degree from John Brown University, a master's degree in biological science and a JD from the University of Tulsa, an LLM from Columbia University, and an LLM in taxation from New York University.

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