Assistant Professor Kristin Balding Gutting joined the faculty of the Charleston School of Law in June 2007 to teach tax issue and policy. "We're fortunate to have Professor Gutting to join us as a full-time faculty member after teaching the last year at the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida," Gershon said. "Her talents will expand what we offer to students and we're excited to welcome her to Charleston." Prior to joining the faculty at Charleston School of Law, Professor Gutting taught basic federal income tax law, tax research, partnership tax, and a tax seminar at the University of Florida, Levin College of Law in the 2006-07 academic year. She teaches similar courses at Charleston. She also teaches a course in civil tax procedure and litigation strategy. Prior to her work in academia, Professor Gutting served as an associate in the area of tax law at Sutherland, Asbill and Brennen, and at Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams and Martin working in the Tax Controversy and State and Local Tax groups. Also, she was an international tax senior consultant for Deloitte. Professor Gutting received her master's degree in tax law at the Levin College of Law, where she was the recipient of the Richard B. Stephens Award. In 2000, Professor Gutting graduated magna cum laude from Saint Louis University School of Law. She received a bachelor's degree in accounting from Valparaiso University in 1997, where she graduated cum laude.