Elizabeth Crewson Paris

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Elizabeth Crewson Paris is a judge of the United States Tax Court. She was appointed by President George W. Bush in February 2008. Her nomination passed the United States Senate in July 2008, and she was sworn in on August 1, 2008.[1] Her term will expire on July 29, 2023.[2]

Paris, the older of two, was raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, earning a bachelor's degree from the University of Tulsa in 1980, a law degree from the University of Tulsa College of Law in 1987, and an LL.M. in taxation from the University of Denver in 1993.[3] She is a former partner at Brumley Bishop and Paris, senior associate at McKenna and Cueno, and tax partner at Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren[2] in the firm's Denver office.[4] Paris served as Tax Counsel to the United States Senate Finance Committee from 2000 to 2008.[2] She formerly taught in Georgetown University Law Center's LL.M. Taxation Program and the University of Tulsa College of Law.[2]