Dan Knudsen '15 Awarded ABA Taxation Fellowship

Dan KnudsenThe American Bar Association Section of Taxation awarded University of Montana School of Law student Daniel Knudsen the prestigious Christine A. Brunswick Fellowship. He is one of two students nationwide to receive a fellowship for 2015-2017 award period. The Brunswick Fellowship program was developed by the Section of Taxation in 2008 “to address the need for tax legal assistance, and to foster an interest in tax-related public service among those individuals who participate.”

During his fellowship Daniel Knudsen will work through Oklahoma Indian Services, Inc. to develop educational programs and provide tax representation to those in need of legal services. His proposal to the ABA Section of Taxation indicated that his goal is “to reach two thousand (2,000) ESL taxpayers in-person and through the web” and to provide “one thousand (1000) in-person face-to-face consultations.” In addition, he expects to represent annually 150 taxpayers in controversies before the Service. Receipt of the fellowship is a great honor for Dan Knudsen and for the School of Law. Congratulations Dan!