November 17, 2017 News & Announcements

Choose the TAPS Endowment for Your Year-End Giving and Supporting our Public Service Fellows

Through the Tax Assistance Public Service (TAPS) endowment fund, the Section of Taxation seeks to provide stable, long-term funding for its tax-related public service programs. The TAPS endowment fund will primarily support the Christine A. Brunswick Public Service Fellowship program. The Public Service Fellowship program provides two-year fellowships for recent law school graduates working for non-profit organizations offering tax-related legal assistance to underserved communities. Consider giving to the TAPS endowment fund today. Your generous support will help ensure that the Section can continue its mission to provide legal assistance to those in need.

Christine A. Brunswick Public Service Fellows

2017-2019

Catherine Martin (Community Legal Services, Inc., Philadelphia, PA)

2016-2018

Laura LaPrade (Community Tax Aid, Inc., Washington, DC)
Catherine Strouse (Legal Aid Society of San Diego, San Diego, CA)

2015-2017

Daniel Knudsen (Oklahoma Indian Legal Services, Oklahoma City, OK)
Frank DiPietro (Ronald M. Mankof Tax Clinic and the Center for New Americans, Minneapolis, MN)

2014-2016

Patrick Thomas (Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic, Indianapolis, IN)
Lany Villalobos (Philadelphia Legal Assistance, Philadelphia, PA)

2013-2015

Susanna Birdsong (National Women’s Law Center, Washington, DC)
Susanna Ratner (SeniorLAW Center, Philadelphia, PA)

2012-2014

Ana Cecilia Lopez (University of Washington, Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic, Pasco, WA)
Jane Zhao (Center for Economic Progress, Chicago, IL)

2011-2013

Sean Norton (Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc., Portland, ME)
Anna Tavis (South Brooklyn Legal Services/Immigrant Workers’ Tax Advocacy Project, New York, NY)

2010-2012

Douglas Smith (Community Action Program of Lancaster County, PA)
Katie Tolliver Jones (Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Nashville, TN)

2009-2011

Laura Newland (AARP’s Legal Counsel for the Elderly, Washington, DC)
Vijay Raghavan (Prairie State Legal Services, Rockford, IL)