SpacerJudge Patrick J. Urda
Chambers Telephone Number: 202-521-0800

Judge. Born in Indiana. Received a Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School. Prior to appointment to the Court practiced law with McDermott Will & Emery and with Maciorowski, Sackmann & Ulrich; served as a Law Clerk to Judge Daniel A. Manion of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; and held several positions with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Tax Division, including details as Counsel to the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Appellate and Review and to the Criminal Division’s Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development Assistance and Training. Former Adjunct Professor of Law at American University Washington College of Law. Appointed by President Trump as Judge of the United States Tax Court; sworn in on September 27, 2018 for a term ending September 26, 2033.

Additional Information or Requirements for Law Clerk Applicants:
  • LL.M. preferred
  • Writing sample no longer than 10 pages
  • Transcripts (College/J.D./LL.M)
Last updated: October 21, 2019