Mark V. Holmes
Mark V. Holmes
|Judge of the United States Tax Court|
June 30, 2003 – June 29, 2018
|Appointed by||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Julian Jacobs|
|Born||1960 (age 58–59)|
New York, U.S.
|Education||Harvard University (BA)|
University of Chicago Law School (JD)
After graduating from law school, Holmes clerked for Judge Alex Kozinski of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, worked for Cahill Gordon & Reindel, Sullivan & Cromwell, and Miller & Chevalier, served as Counsel to the Chairman of the United States International Trade Commission, and spent two years as a Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the United States Department of Justice Tax Division.
He was appointed by President George W. Bush to be a Judge of the United States Tax Court on June 30, 2003, for a term ending June 29, 2018. He is known for writing colorful, engaging opinions on tax matters.
On April 24, 2018, President Donald Trump nominated him for another 15 year term on the court. On January 3, 2019, his nomination was returned to the President under Rule XXXI, Paragraph 6 of the United States Senate.
- American Bar Association (Litigation and Tax Sections)
- New York and District of Columbia Bars
- Federalist Society
- "Tax Division Names Three Deputy Assistant Attorneys General". United States Department of Justice. September 26, 2001. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
- "Judge Mark V. Holmes profile". United States Tax Court. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
- "Tax Court Judge Holmes and the art of judicial writing".
- "Seven Nominations Sent to the Senate Today", The White House, April 24, 2018
- "Twelve Nominations Sent to the Senate", The White House, February 6, 2019
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