SpacerSpecial Trial Judge Diana L. Leyden
Chambers Telephone Number: 202-521-0823

Special Trial Judge. b. Huntington, New York; Sachem High School, 1972; Union College, Schenectady, NY, B.A. magna cum laude,1978; UConn Law School, Hartford, CT, J.D. 1982; Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M. Taxation 1984. Admitted to Connecticut Bar (1982), District of Columbia Bar (1982, inactive) and Massachusetts Bar (1985, inactive); Admitted to U.S. Court of Federal Claims (1983); United States District Court for the District of Connecticut, 2001; United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2003; Member of the American Bar Association, Tax Section; Recipient of the American Bar Association Tax Section Janet Spragens Pro Bono Award (2005); former chair of the ABA Tax Section Low Income Taxpayer Committee; United States Tax Court (law clerk to Judge Herbert Chabot) (1982-1984); Steptoe & Johnson (1984-1985); Powers and Hall (1985-1987); Day, Berry & Howard (1987-1988); Massachusetts Department of Revenue (1988-1995); Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (1995-1997); UConn Law School Tax Clinic (1999-2015); New York City Department of Finance Taxpayer Advocate (2015-2016). Appointed Special Trial Judge, United States Tax Court, on June 20, 2016.

Last updated: June 30, 2016