John J. Morrison, Ltd.
6440 N. Central Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60646
Phone: (312) 641-3484
Fax:     (312) 641-0727


J.D.  with honors, DePaul University, June 1978.
G.P.A.:  3.5/4.0.

M.S., Engineering, University of Illinois, Chicago, December 1973.
G.P.A.:  5.0/5.0.
Awarded fellowship and teaching assistantship.

B.S. with high honors, Engineering, University of Illinois, Chicago, June 1971.
G.P.A.: 4.7/5.0.
Dean's List; Illinois State Scholar.


Present  Principal of John J. Morrison, Ltd., practicing with emphasis on civil and criminal tax investigations, disputes and litigation with the Internal Revenue Service, the United States Attorney's Office, the Illinois Department of Revenue and the Illinois Attorney General.
1978 to 1984 Senior Attorney, U.S. Department of Treasury, Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, Chicago, Illinois, representing the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, primarily in the United States Tax Court.
1972 to 1978 Senior Engineer, International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation, Telecommunications Division, Des Plaines, Illinois, Staff Engineer, G.T.E. Automatic Electric Laboratories, Inc., Northlake, Illinois.
Supreme Court of Illinois: 1978
U.S. Supreme Court: 1985
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit: 1982
U.S. Tax Court: 1978
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois: 1978
Federal Trial Bar: 1983
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin: 1988
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan: 1993
U.S. Court of Federal Claims: 1985
Member of American, Federal, Illinois, and Chicago Bar Associations:
Board of Directors, Federal Bar Association, Chicago Chapter: 1989-1999
Judicial Selection Committee: 1996-1998
IRS District Director's Liaison Committee, Chicago: 1988-present
Chair, Tax Committee, Federal Bar Association, Chicago: 1989-1999
Chair and Vice Chair, Procedure and Administration Division, Federal Taxation Committee, Chicago Bar Association: 1986-1988


Other Professional Activities
Lecturer, IRS Audits of Attorneys, Federal Bar Associations, March 1995
Program Chairman and Editor Federal Tax controversies, American Bar Association/Federal Bar Association, November 1992
Co-author, FEDERAL CIVIL TAX PRACTICE, "Jeopardy and Termination Assessments and Jeopardy Levies" (Ill. Inst. for CLE, 1990)
Co-author, FEDERAL CIVIL TAX PRACTICE SUPPLEMENT, "Offers in Compromise" and "Jeopardy and Termination Assessments" (Ill. Inst. for CLE, 1987)
Co-author, FEDERAL CIVIL TAX PRACTICE, "Tax Court from the IRS Perspective" (Ill. Inst. for CLE, 1983)
Received Special Achievement Award from Deputy Chief Counsel, IRS, August 1984
Lecturer, IRS Penalty Provisions, Chicago Bar Association, Federal Taxation Committee, March 1990
Lecturer, "Preparer and Penalties" at Chicago Bar Association seminar "A Practical Guide to Dealing with the Internal Revenue Service," October 1988
Guest, Chicago Bar Association, Federal Taxation Television Program, Chicago Access Network, recorded March 1988
Lecturer, Tax Court Discovery, IRS Midwest Region Continuing Legal Education Seminar, St. Louis, Missouri, June 1987
Lecturer on Tax Fraud at Continuing Professional Education Conference of Midwest Region, IRS Appeals Officers, June 1984


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