Pre-Exam Review at Georgetown

United States Tax Court
Non-Attorney [Bar Admissions] Exam Preparation
2020 Testing Cycle
Moderated by Judge Dean

Call 1.888.317.4489

Hosted by Ave Maria School of Law

Live Event
Open to All 2020 Exam Applicants

2020 Pre-Exam Review

Pre-Exam Review is held the day before the Administration of 2020 Non-attorney Examination
Tues Nov 10, 2020 or Wed Nov 11, 2020
  • firm testing date subject to US Tax Court Announcement

Open Registration $2,295

Welcome Breakfast
  • Mon Nov 9, 2020 or Tues Nov 10, 2020
    • 7:45 a.m. ET
    • meet Judge, Moderators, and Test Candidates

Monday, November 9, 2020
  • arrive Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center
  • if you drove, then valet your car (separate charge)
  • early check-in at 1 p.m. ET (pre-arranged at your request)
  • enjoy lunch on your own at one of Georgetown's restaurants
  • explore University campus and hotel and conference center
  • 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. ET
  • Dinner
    • private dining setup in Conference Room in the Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
  • 7:45 a.m. to 9 a.m. ET
  • Welcome Breakfast
    • Dining Facility
    • Meet Judge, Moderators, and Exam Candidates
  • 9 a.m.
    • go to the designated Conference Room to begin Pre-exam Review (please be prompt)
  • 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
  • Evidence (25%)
    • "Tax Evidence" as derived from the Federal Rules of Evidence
  • 10 a.m. - 12 noon
  • Rules of Practice and Procedures (25%)
  • 12 noon - 12:45 p.m.
  • Luncheon
    • Dining Facility
  • 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Substantive Tax (40%)
    • The constitutional and general substantive law applicable to such Tax Court cases. Specifically, notable published Opinions (about these cases), written by members of the Tax Court Judiciary, September 2019 thru August 2020. These opinions are important to know in order to be successful on the November 2020 Exam.
    • The structure and history of the Internal Revenue Code, as amended, and the general subject of the revenue laws and the interpretation placed thereon by the Court in leading cases
    • Tax Procedures and Legal Analysis
    • Taxation of Gifts and Estates
    • Income Taxation
  • 4 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Legal Ethics (10%)
    • ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct
  • 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Dinner
    • private dining setup in Conference Room

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
  • 7 a.m. - 10 a.m. ET
  • Breakfast
    • with fellow Exam Candidates in the dinning facilty
  • 10 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. ET
    • gather your belongings and prepare to check-out
    • leave luggage with Hotel staff who will place it in a secured room
  • 10:30 a.m sharp!
    • gather in lobby to board private car service to US Tax Court Testing Center at the Reagan Office Building
    • Exam candidates are brough into the Test Center generally at 10:30 a.m.
  • 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. ET
    • return after the Admissions Exam ends to Hotel to claim your luggage and your vehicle, if you drove
    • retrieve your car from the valet or order private transportation to connect with your air and rail departures


Our Guarantee

"If you enroll in our Complete 2020 Non-attorney Exam Preparation Program and do not pass then you may retake, free-of-charge, the 2022 Virtual Lecture & Conference Series©, that includes the Federal Bar Review©."

"Or, you may enroll in our Virtual Pre-Exam Crash Course aka Federal Bar Review©, offered two months prior to the Nov 2020 Exam. Only eight (8) sessions, the course covers all tested subjects and provides the basic skills set required to pass the Non-attorney Exam. You may retake it in 2022, free-of-charge, in the event that you are unsuccessful during the 2020 administration of the Exam."

"You may also sign up for Mock Testing at Harvard© and/or the Federal Bar Review at Harvard©, offered live during Oct 2020. And of course, the same Guarantee would apply (excepting Accommodations and Meals). If you do not pass then you may retake, free-of-charge, Mock Testing or the Review next Testing Cycle in 2022.
Mon - Fri: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM