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The People in Tax Podcast features interviews exploring the stories and careers of ABA Tax Section members, government officials, and others who influence, work in, or study tax law and policy. Our goal is to build community and encourage the participation of individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives in the tax law profession.

Nov 17, 2022

In S05E06, William Schmidt and Judge Adam B. Landy discuss the duties of Special Trial judges, tips for counsel for a smoother process, and advice for young lawyers. Part 2 of 2

Nov 8, 2022

In S05E05, William Schmidt and Judge Adam B. Landy discuss learning skills in private practice, applying those skills to the Chief Counsel's Office, and ultimately transitioning to the Tax Court. Part 1 of 2

Oct 20, 2022

In S05E04, William Schmidt and Erin Collins discuss the benefit of working in the IRS Office of Chief Counsel, how things changed in moving to KPMG, some noteworthy cases, how being co-author of the IRS Practice and Procedure Deskbook benefitted her tax controversy practice, how her litigation background prepared her...

Sep 29, 2022

In S05E03, William Schmidt and Judge Eunkyong Choi discuss becoming a Special Trial Judge, what the work of a Special Trial Judge includes, how Low Income Taxpayer Clinics assist at Tax Court, typical days for a Special Trial Judge, attending ABA conferences again, and being a mentor for law students or young attorneys...

Sep 22, 2022

In S05E02, William Schmidt and Judge Eunkyong Choi discuss working in Low Income Taxpayer Clinics on tax controversy cases, her family’s immigration to the United States from Korea, being the Taxpayer Advocate in the New York City Department of Finance, and regional tax issues such as dealing with different state...