Kansas City Tax Clinic

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Faculty Directors:

Professor Anthony Luppino

Professor Edwin Hood

Staff Directors:

Michael Boman has been Director of the Kansas City Tax Clinic since June 1, 2013 and served as Co-Director from August 2009 through May 2013.  He is a 1978 graduate of the University of Kansas School of Law.  While a student at KU, Michael served as Note & Comment Editor of the Kansas Law Review and was conferred Order of the Coif recognition.  Following graduation, he served a two-year clerkship with the Honorable Frank G. Theis, Chief U.S. District Judge for the District of Kansas.  He joined IRS Chief Counsel in Kansas City, Missouri in 1980.  He served as an attorney there for 29 years, most recently as Senior Counsel.  In 1993, he was honored with the James B. Markham award for the outstanding field attorney in the IRS Office of Chief Counsel.  He is a contributing editor to the ABA Section of Taxation’s practice manual, “Effectively Representing Your Client Before the IRS.” He is a member of both the Missouri and Kansas Bars and the United States Tax Court.

Lee Moore joined the Kansas City Tax Clinic in August, 2014 and serves as the Assistant Director.  He is a 1989 graduate of The Ohio State University, BSBA in accounting and a 1992 graduate of the University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Law.  Lee also works at the Raymond E. Moore, P.C. law firm in Independence, Missouri.  Lee is a licensed Missouri Certified Public Accountant as well as a licensed attorney in Missouri and Kansas and is admitted to the United States Tax Court and federal courts in Missouri and Kansas.    Lee enjoys working with the students to assist clients with their tax controversy matters.

Board of Directors:

Edwin Hood, President, UMKC School of Law
Anthony Luppino, Vice President, 
Judith Frame-Wiseman,
Christopher Hoyt, Secretary,
Ruth Brackney, Lathrop & Gage
Richard Jungck, Baird, Kurtz & Dobson (retired)
Ray Kowalczewski, Law Office of Ray Kowalczewski, LLC.
Kris Shilt, Sprint Nextel Corporation
Jeffrey Stamm, Black & Veatch

Kansas City Tax Clinic
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