Paul L. Caron

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

U.S. Tax Court's Tax Trailblazers: Judge Mary Ann Cohen

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

Please join the United States Tax Court as its Tax Trailblazers series continues with Chief Judge Maurice B. Foley interviewing Judge Mary Ann Cohen, the Tax Court’s first female Chief Judge. Today at 7:00-8:15 PM EST (register here). 

Judge Mary Ann Cohen earned her undergraduate degree from the University of California at Los Angeles and her J.D. from the University of Southern California School of Law. Prior to her time on the Court, she practiced law in Los Angeles as a member of Abbott & Cohen.

Appointed by President Reagan and sworn in for her first 15-year term on September 24, 1982, Judge Cohen was reappointed by President Clinton and sworn in for her second term on November 7, 1997. She served as Chief Judge of the Court from June 1, 1996 to September 23, 1997, and from November 7, 1997 to May 31, 2000. Judge Cohen assumed senior status on October 1, 2012 and continues to perform judicial duties on recall.

In addition to her Federal service, Judge Cohen has been a long-time participant in various bar organizations. Recognized for her many accomplishments, Judge Cohen received the Dana Latham Memorial Award from the Los Angeles County Bar Association Taxation Section in 1997; the Jules Ritholz Memorial Merit Award from ABA Tax Section Committee on Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties in 1999; and the Joanne M. Garvey Award from California Bar Taxation Section in 2008.

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