SAMUEL A. DONALDSON
Samuel A. Donaldson [J.D. University of Arizona; LL.M. (Taxation) University of Florida] was appointed Professor of Law at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, in 2012. Prior to this appointment, he was on the faculty at the University of Washington School of Law for 13 years. During his tenure at the University of Washington, he was a five-time recipient of the Philip A. Trautman Professor of the Year award from the School of Law's Student Bar Association, most recently in 2011. He teaches a number of tax and estate planning courses, as well as courses in the areas of property, commercial law, and professional responsibility.
Professor Donaldson is an Academic Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and a member of the Bar in Washington, Oregon, and Arizona. Among his scholarly works, he is a co-author of the West casebook, Federal Income Tax: A Contemporary Approach, and a co-author of the Price on Contemporary Estate Planning treatise published by CCH. An amateur crossword constructor, his puzzles have been published in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Chronicle of Higher Education, USA Today, and other outlets.
During this year's Seminar, Donaldson will provide engaging new insights into current topics, including:
- The 2019 Federal Tax Update
- Contemporary Estate Planning Paradigms for Married Couples
- Unwinding Estate Plans Because of Changed Circumstances
- Fifty Shades of J: Understanding the Federal Income Taxation of Trusts and Estates
Deborah Miller, Esq., Deborah W. Miller PLLC
Teresa Coin, Esq., BOK Financial