SpacerJudge James S. Halpern
Chambers Telephone Number: 202-521-0707

Senior Judge. b. New York. Hackley School, Tarrytown, NY, 1963; Wharton School, B.S., University of Pennsylvania, 1967; J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1972; LL.M., Taxation, New York University Law School, 1975; Associate Attorney, Mudge, Rose, Guthrie and Alexander, New York City, 1972-74; assistant professor of law, Washington and Lee University, 1975-76; assistant professor of law, St. John's University, New York City, 1976-78, visiting professor, Law School, New York University, 1978-79; associate attorney, Roberts and Holland, New York City, 1979-80; Principal Technical Advisor, Assistant Commissioner (Technical) and Associate Chief Counsel (Technical), Internal Revenue Service, Washington, DC, 1980-83; partner, Baker and Hostetler, Washington, DC, 1983-90; Adjunct Professor, Law School, George Washington University, Washington, DC, 1984-present; Colonel, U.S. Army Reserve (retired). Appointed by President George H.W. Bush as Judge, United States Tax Court, on July 3, 1990, for a term ending July 2, 2005. Reappointed on November 2, 2005, for a term ending November 1, 2020. Retired on October 16, 2015, but continues to perform judicial duties as Senior Judge on recall.

Last updated: October 20, 2015