Professor Michelle L. Drumbl joined Washington and Lee in 2003. Professor Drumbl is
the Director of the School of Law's Tax Clinic. Clinic students represent low-income
taxpayers in resolving their controversies with the Internal Revenue Service, provide
outreach to individuals who speak English as a second language on their rights and
responsibilities as U.S. taxpayers, and engage in tax and administrative policy advocacy.
Professor Drumbl’s scholarship focuses on the interplay between domestic relations and
fiscal policy. 

While at the IRS Office of Chief Counsel, Professor Drumbl's work focused on the
legal interpretation of bilateral income tax treaties and other cross-border taxation
issues for the United States government. Her prior private practice experience includes
tax controversy work and tax planning. 

Articles

Books

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Skills and Values: Federal Income Tax (with Deborah Kearns) (2011)
 

Contributions to Books

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Practice Before the IRS and Professional Rseponsibility in Tax Practice, Effectively Representing Your Client Before the IRS (2011)
 

Presentations

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Eliminating Errors and Penalties in Tax Return Preparation, Panelist, ABA Tax Section Mid-Year Meeting (2014)
 

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The Role of the IRS in the Administration of Social Welfare Policy, Panelist, ABA Tax Section Mid-Year Meeting (2014)
 

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When Helpers Hurt: Protecting Taxpayers from Their Return Preparers, University of Washington School of Law 2013 Tax Symposium (2013)
 

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The IRS's Efforts to Regulate Unlicensed Tax Return Preparers, Villanova Law Review Norman J. Shachoy Symposium (2013)