Jack Bogdanski

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Who is Jack Bogdanski?

John A. "Jack" Bogdanski is a professor of law at Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon, United States. He has taught at Lewis & Clark since leaving practice as a partner with the law firm Stoel Rives LLP in Portland in 1986. In fall 1992, he was a visiting professor of law at Stanford University, and in the fall of 1999, he was of counsel to Stoel Rives on a full-time basis. His primary teaching and research emphasis is on federal taxes. He is a five-time winner of Lewis & Clark's Leo Levenson Award for excellence in law teaching, most recently in 2003.

Bogdanski is a former member of the Commissioner's Advisory Group of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. He is the author of the treatise Federal Tax Valuation, and the editor-in-chief of the journal Valuation Strategies. He has written many articles on federal tax law, and he is the Closely Held Businesses and Valuation columnist for Estate Planning. He has been a frequent speaker at continuing education programs on tax law. He is cited as an expert on taxation in national news stories. He was a founder of the group "People Against Nuclear Dumping at Hanford" in the 1980s.

Bogdanski is a native of Newark, New Jersey. He graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Classical Languages and Literature from Saint Peter's College, New Jersey in 1975. He received his law degree in 1978 from Stanford Law School, where he was an editor of the Stanford Law Review and a member of the honor society The Order of the Coif. In 1978-'79, he served as a law clerk to judge Alfred T. Goodwin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Bogdanski lives in Northeast Portland with his wife, Nolee Olson, and their daughters, Ella and Greta Bogdanski.

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on July 23, 2013


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