2022 Webinar/IN-PERSON CONFERENCE
2022 Webinar/IN-PERSON CONFERENCE
We believe we have some of the best volunteer speakers! We hope you will join us for our 2023 conference.
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BRIAN CAMP - Professor Camp earned his BA from Haverford College, his JD from the University of Virginia, his MA from the University of Virginia and his LL.M. from Columbia University. He practice law for 13 years, the last 8 of which he was a senior docket attorney in the IRS Office of Chief Counsel’s Procedure and Administration division right on Constitution Ave. in Washington, D.C. At the IRS Professor Camp received numerous awards, the last one being the 2000 Attorney of the Year for the General Litigation Division. So he wasn’t a slouch. Professor Camp joined the faculty of Texas Tech University School of Law in 2001. Twenty years later Professor Camp has authored over 71 published articles and treatise chapters. He has also written more than 225 substantive blog posts, including his widely-read “Lesson From The Tax Court” series, published weekly on TaxProf blog. Professor Camp's scholarship on taxation of cyberspace has taken him to London and Berlin to advise government agencies. Professor Camp has received recognition for his scholarship. In 2007 and 2010 he was named the Law School's Outstanding Researcher. In 2008, he was awarded the George H. Mahon professorship. In 2010, the Texas Bar Foundation recognized Professor Camp for Best Law Review Article published in Texas. Professor Camp is active in the American Law Institute, and the American Bar Association Section of Taxation where he was honored to have chaired the Individual and Family Taxation Committee. He currently serves on the editorial board of the Practicing Tax Lawyer. He has given over 54 CLE presentations since 2003.
KYLE COLEMAN - Kyle Coleman is a shareholder in Coleman & Jackson, P.C. in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Coleman’s practice concentrates on federal tax related controversy matters, including litigation in Federal District Court, the United States Tax Court, and the Court of Federal Claims. Mr. Coleman also represents taxpayers in Internal Revenue Service audits, appeals, and collection actions. Mr. Coleman has been admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Bar, the Northern District of Texas, the Eastern District of Texas, the District of Colorado, and the United States Tax Court. In addition to tax controversy, Mr. Coleman also represents clients in estate and business planning as well as asset protection. His practice includes entity formation, asset transfers, and wills and trusts.
Kyle received a BA in Finance from the University of Central Oklahoma. He earned his J. D. from the Oklahoma city University School of Law and went on to receive his L. L. M. from the Dedman School of Law at Southern Methodist University.
He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling him at (972)810-4380.
CLINT DAVIS is with the law firm of Krage & Janvey, LLP in downtown Dallas. He graduated cum laude from the SMU Dedman School of Law in 1980. [Yes, that was before some of you were born.] He was first licensed in Florida as an attorney in 1980 and then in Texas in 1982. He has been a licensed CPA in Texas since 1980. He has been Board Certified in Tax Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1988, and he steadfastly refuses to take any more exams. He has been named as a Super Lawyer, a Top Attorney in Texas by Texas Monthly, one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine and a Top Rated Lawyer by the Dallas Morning News, all in the tax area. Clint was an author and discussion leader for 8-hour CPE courses for the Texas Society of CPAs since 1991. [Some of his peers believe that the length of these courses make him certifiable as well as board certified.] Clint also speaks before various bar associations and is a frequent presenter and moderator on the Accountants’ Continuing Professional Education Network. Clint primarily represents high net worth individuals and closely held businesses with much of his time devoted to tax planning in mergers and acquisitions and charitable organizations.
TRENDA HACKETT, CPA is an Executive Editor of PPC and Checkpoint products in the Tax and Accounting business of Thomson Reuters. She is a coauthor of Tax Planning and Advisory -Tax-Related Identity Theft guide and a contributing editor of Checkpoint’s IRS Response Library and Tax Planning and Advisory’s IRS Tax Resolution and Representation and Closely Held Corporations guides. Trenda has over 30 years of experience in tax and accounting. She has significant experience in tax compliance and IRS representation as well as tax software development experience. She has served as a member the TXCPA Relations with IRS Committee and a prior board member of the Tax Alliance Conference. Prior to joining Thomson Reuters, Trenda spent over 15 years with the IRS as a Revenue Agent. She has written several articles and provided commentary for various media outlets including CNBC, CNN, and Accounting Today.
CHRISTI MONDRIK, attorney, dedicates her practice to resolving state and federal tax controversies and litigation. She is board certified in Tax Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Ms. Mondrik has handled IRS cases involving substantial corporate, individual and estate taxes. Her state tax experience includes disputes arising under Texas franchise tax, sales and use tax, fuel taxes, severance taxes, motor vehicle sales tax, and other state taxes. Ms. Mondrik is also a CPA.
Ms. Mondrik and her associates represent the firm’s state tax clients in administrative and legal proceedings before the Comptroller’s office, the State Office of Administrative Hearings and the Texas state courts. They also represent federal tax clients in audits, at the administrative appeals level and in proceedings before the United States Tax Court and the United States District Courts. Ms. Mondrik is licensed to practice in the United States Tax Court, the United States District Court, Western District of Texas, and all of the Texas state courts.
Ms. Mondrik and members of her firm are frequent authors and lecturers on federal tax controversies and state taxation. Ms. Mondrik was the 2019-20 Chair of the State Bar of Texas Tax Section. She has served twice on its governing council and has served as chair and vice-chair of its Tax Controversy, CLE and Solo and Small Firms Committee Committees. After completing her 2010-13 SBOT Tax Section council member term, Ms. Mondrik served as annual meeting committee chair for 2013-14. She was also State Bar Tax Section Leadership Academy co-chair for 2016 -17.
The Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TXCPA) awarded Ms. Mondrik the Young CPA of the Year Award for 2009-10 and the 2012 Rising Star Award. She was awarded the 2016-17 Special Recognition Award from the TXCPA Chairman for her work on the Federal Tax Policy Committee and Bylaws Tax Force and the 2017-18 Outstanding Committee Chair Award for chairing the Federal Tax Policy Committee. The Austin Chapter of CPAs awarded Ms. Mondrik the 2015 Distinguished Service Award.
Ms. Mondrik served as chair of the TXCPA Federal Tax Policy Committee from 2016-2018. She also serves on the State Bar of Texas and TXCPA State Taxation Committees, She also served a three-year term on the TXCPA Executive Board. Ms. Mondrik was the 2009-10 President, and has served as manager of education and leadership and chair of the Oversight Council of the Austin Chapter of CPAs (now TXCPA Austin). Ms. Mondrik has also served as chair of the TXCPA Texas State Tax Conference Committee and its State Taxation Committee. As chair of the State Taxation Committee, she was a principal drafter of comments submitted by the TXCPA in response to state tax legislation and various administrative rules.
Ms. Mondrik earned her B.B.A. in Accounting and her J.D., with honors, both from the University of Texas at Austin. She has been licensed by the State of Texas since 2001.
JAMES A. SMITH, CPA, CGMA serves as Managing Director of Smith, Jackson, Boyer & Bovard, PLLC, a Dallas-based, full service Certified Public Accounting firm. In his forty-seven years of professional experience, he has performed audit engagements in real estate development and construction, investment partnerships, manufacturing, utilities, retail, transportation, and health care. He has worked with companies ranging in size from large, multinational corporations to small, closely held businesses. He has also been engaged extensively in tax and financial planning consultations for closely held businesses and their owners; tax compliance and tax controversy representation.
Mr. Smith has appeared as a featured commentator on all four Dallas/Ft. Worth network news stations, including three and one-half years as a featured business commentator on KXAS, TV5; on the TSCPA “CPAs on Call” state-wide tax television program; and on various radio news programs. He has conducted seminars on tax and financial planning for the Dallas Chapter of the TSCPA, stock brokerage firms and life insurance companies, and on marketing and practice management for the TSCPA, the North Carolina Association of CPAs, the Arkansas Society of CPAs, the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs, and the American Institute of CPAs. He has made presentations on analyzing financial statements for the reporting staffs of the Dallas Morning News, Dallas Business Journal, Wall Street Journal, and San Antonio Express. He has also made CPE presentations on SSARS standards for the Illinois Society of CPAs, the Texas Society of CPAs, the Dallas Chapter of TSCPA, the Southeast Texas Chapter of TSCPA, and others.
Mr. Smith served as Chair of the Texas Society of CPAs (TSCPA) for the 2007-2008 year, as an elected member of its Executive Board and its Board of Directors, and as Treasurer and Treasurer-Elect. He served as an elected member of the AICPA Council 2007 through 2011 and 2012 through 2015. He also served as an appointed member of two of the AICPA’s key standard setting committees: the Accounting and Review Services Committee, 2008 through 2011 and the Tax Practice Responsibilities Committee, 2014 to 2018. He has served as Chair of the Dallas Chapter of TSCPA (DCTSCPA) for the 2002-2003 year and a member of its Board of Directors. He has served the TSCPA as Communications Subcommittee Chair of the Federal Tax Policy Committee, Attestation Subcommittee Chair of the Professional Standards Committee, Chair of the External Relations Steering Committee, Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee, Chair of the MAP Future Issues Committee, Sub-Committee Chair of the Quality Review Committee, and Chair of the Public Practice Association. In recognition of his service, Mr. Smith has been named an Honorary Fellow of the TSCPA in 2017, presented with its Meritorious Service to the Accounting Profession in Texas Award in 2013, and had been named Outstanding Steering Committee Chairman for the year 1999-2000, Outstanding Committee Chairman for the year 1995-1996, and Outstanding Committee Member for the Years 1992-1993 and 1995-96. The DCTSCPA also named him CPA of the Year for 1999-2000.
Mr. Smith is a graduate of Southern Methodist University with a BBA in Accounting and Economics. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas and is a licensed Registered Investment Advisor.
DAVID STUBBLEFIELD, - While working for IRS, David was a revenue agent and served in several different capacities including serving as IRS Large Case Coordinator, International Expert with specific knowledge dealing with formation, operatins, auditing, accounting and tax issues of Controlled Foreign Corporations. He assisted in the development of the IRS Maquiladora Examination Programs. He also has exptertise in insurance including regional oversight in the areas of Life and Property and Casualty Insurance. Dave was an examination group manager, Examination Branch Chief and CEP Large Case Manager.
After leaving IRS, Dave has been working as Director of Specialized Tax Applications at Smith, Jackson, Boyer & Bovard, P.L.L.C CPA's where he has served as a Manager over Specialized Tax Applications, he is involved in consulting, accounting and tax activities from December 2000 to the present.
Dave graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a BBA with a major in Accounting.
Dave has made presentations to various accounting and tax professional groups and has written articles for the Journal of Accounting, Journal of Taxations, Tax Practice and The Tax Lawyer.