Thank you to those of you who joined me at the Diversity in Tax Law webinar on Thursday, April 15th from 12:30pm to 1:30pm. This webinar was free to Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA) members and non-MSBA members. The webinar was presented by the MSBA Taxation Section Diversity & Inclusion Committee, the Federal Bar Association Section on Taxation, and the Federal Bar LGBT Law Section. Our panelists were Sharonne Bonardi, Esq., Deputy Comptroller of Maryland, Hon. Juan F. Vasquez, Senior Judge on the United States Tax Court, Meg Manchester, Esq., Partner at Miles & Stockbridge P.C., Andrew Barnett, Esq., Senior Tax Counsel of the Senate Finance Committee, and Loren Ponds, Esq., Member at Miller & Chevalier Chartered, and was moderated by DeAndre Morrow, Associate at Reed Smith LLP. To learn more, visit the webinar page.

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