John A. Bogdanski
Legal Research Center
Professor Bogdanski practiced in Portland as a partner at Stoel Rives. He has taught at Lewis & Clark since leaving practice in 1986. He has taught as a visiting professor at Stanford and Santa Clara Universities. He is a five-time winner of Lewis & Clark’s Leo Levenson Award for excellence in law teaching. He supervises the school’s tax moot court team, which has won national honors, and he founded and runs a volunteer clinic to assist international students with U.S. tax issues.
Bogdanski is a former member of the Commissioner’s Advisory Group of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. He is the author of the treatise Federal Tax Valuation and currently at work on a new edition of another leading tax treatise. He has written many articles on federal tax law. He is the Closely Held Business and Valuation columnist for the journal Estate Planning, and a Recent Developments columnist for the journal Corporate Taxation. He has been a frequent speaker at continuing education programs on tax law and valuation of businesses. He is admitted to the U.S. Tax Court Bar and the Oregon and California state bars. In 2009 Professor Bogdanski was named Douglas K. Newell Faculty Scholar in recognition of his commitment to teaching excellence, student achievement, and rigorous scholarship.