Christopher Harris, a practicing tax attorney who received his LL.M. in tax from the Levin College of Law at University of Florida, says anyone interested in tax law should get an LL.M. if they can.
“I found my LL.M. to be one of the best things I ever did,” he says. “It was an absolutely rewarding experience. I learned more in a single year than in any other aspect of my educational experience.”
Harris, a senior attorney at a midsized Texas law firm, says that when he considers job candidates for tax attorney positions, he has a strong preference for candidates with an LL.M.
“I probably wouldn’t consider a candidate unless they had an LL.M. in tax,” he says.
Harris says that the benefit of an LL.M. in tax is that it teaches students how to analyze the intricacies of the tax code and understand how various parts of the code fit together. [read full article]
Chris is Board Certified in Tax Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and practices in the Corporate Tax section at KRCL.