Michael Stuart is an IRS Approved CE Provider and teaching specialist in U.S. Tax Court litigation. His most recent writing in the field is the soon-to-publish pocketbook entitled, Nonattorney's Guide to Admission and Practice in U.S. Tax Court. Previously, he coordinated the educational collaborative between the Tax Law Institute and University of Alabama School of Law Graduate Tax Program. Before he taught tax litigation, he held a professorship and lectureship in law at the British- American Law Program in partnership with the University of Cambridge (UK) and at the Southern New England School of Law Dartmouth rechartered University of Massachusetts School of Law Dartmouth. He is the former program director of the Tax Law Institute for the Study of International Tax and the Islamic Law Institute for the Study of Orthodox Islamic Finance and Banking. Earlier he worked at the Trilateral Commission, trained in international business relations at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, earned a master's degree in international relations at Harvard along with a certificate in Mandarin Chinese I, and attended the Yale School of Architecture. He holds B.S. and B.A. degrees, cum laude and magna cum laude, respectively, and a J.D., cum laude, awarded by the British-American Law Program in partnership with the University of Cambridge (UK). He spent 20 years on Wall Street working in property development as an owner-member of the Real Estate Board of the City of New York, during which time he collaborated and built 45 million dollars of affordable housing at the height of the homeless crisis. He advised the White House staff on matters of domestic tax policy and urban economic development which he memorialize in a position paper to the president, and after which he was appointed visiting scholar of public policy at Yale Law School and special consultant to Harvard University.