SpacerJudge Carolyn P. Chiechi
Chambers Telephone Number: 202-521-0650
   
Biography:

Senior Judge. b. New Jersey. Georgetown University, B.S., magna cum laude, 1965 (Class Rank: 1); J.D., 1969 (Class Rank: 9); LL.M., Taxation, 1971; Doctor of Laws, Honoris Causa, 2000. Practiced with law firm of Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan, Washington, DC and Atlanta, GA, (partner, 1976-92; associate, 1971-76). Served as attorney-adviser to Judge Leo H. Irwin, United States Tax Court, 1969-71. District of Columbia Bar: Member, 1969-Present; Member, Taxation Section, 1973-99; Member, Taxation Section Steering Committee, 1980-82, Chairperson, 1981-82; Member, Tax Audits and Litigation Committee, 1986-92, Chairperson, 1987-88. American Bar Association: Member, 1969-Present; Member, Section of Taxation, 1969-Present; Member, Committee on Court Procedure, 1991-Present; Member, Litigation Section, 1995-2000; Member, Judicial Division, 1997-2000. Federal Bar Association: Member, 1969-Present; Member, Section of Taxation, 1969-Present; Member, Judiciary Division, 1992-Present. Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia: Member, 1992-Present. Fellow, American College of Tax Counsel. Fellow, American Bar Foundation. Member, Board of Governors, Georgetown University Alumni Association, 1994-97, 1997-2000. Member, Board of Regents, Georgetown University, 1988-94; 1995-2001. Member, National Law Alumni Board, Georgetown University, 1986-93. Member, Board of Directors, Stuart Stiller Memorial Foundation, 1986-99. Member, American Judicature Society, 1994-Present. One of several recipients of the first Georgetown University Law Alumni Awards (1994). One of several recipients of the first Georgetown University Law Center Alumnae Achievement Awards (1998). Admitted to Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who of American Women, and Who's Who in America. Appointed by President George H.W. Bush as Judge, United States Tax Court, on October 1, 1992, for a term ending September 30, 2007. Retired on September 30, 2007, but continues to perform judicial duties as Senior Judge on recall.

 
Additional Information or Requirements for Law Clerk Applicants:
Background sought in clerks: Students who have achieved a very high academic performance and who have excellent analytic, research and writing skills and who have taken two, preferably three, courses on the Federal tax law.

Additional information required: JD transcript; undergraduate transcript; writing sample, 10 pages, preferably in tax area; and reference list.
 
Last updated: January 7, 2009