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Michelle L. Drumbl
|Associate Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Tax Clinic
B.A. 1996, Emory University; J.D. with honors 1999, George Washington University; LL.M. (tax) 2002, New York University.
In the News
- NPR - WVTF
Every state has at least one federally-funded office to help people having trouble with the Internal Revenue Service. In Virginia there are two, including the Tax Clinic at Washington and Lee's School of Law.
Washington and Lee law professor Michelle Drumbl contributed her insight on tax law to a recent edition of Slate’s Explainer column, which examined the tax consequences of comedian and actress Janeane Garofalo’s recently revealed marriage.
- WMRA - Virginia Insight
Michelle Drumbl, associate clinical professor of law and director of the Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic at Washington and Lee University's School of Law, appeared on NPR affiliate WMRA's "Virginia Insight" as part of a panel that discussed whether the current tax debate includes class warfare.
It's the complexity of the tax code that makes efforts like Washington and Lee University's tax clinic necessary. Washington and Lee law Professor Michelle Drumbl runs the clinic and spoke with Fred Echols, host of WVTF's Weekend Virginia about the clinic's work.
Law School News about Professor Drumbl
- W&L Tax Clinic Receives IRS Grant
The Tax Clinic at the Washington and Lee University School of Law has been awarded a matching grant from the Internal Revenue Service's Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic program (LITC). This is the fourth straight year that the Tax Clinic has received federal dollars to support its efforts.
3/9/2009 - Tips for 2008 Tax Preparation
Michelle Drumbl, assistant clinical professor of law and director of the law school's tax clinic, highlights some exemptions to look for as you file your 2008 taxes.
3/9/2009 - Obama Stimulus Package Tax Incentives
Michelle Drumbl, assistant clinical professor of law and director of the law school's tax clinic, details some of the new tax deductions created by the recently passed economic stimulus package.
For the Media
Professor Drumbl is available to be interviewed on the following subjects:
• Civil Penalties
• Earned Income Tax Credit
• Individual Income Tax
• Innocent Spouse Relief
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