THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of Press Secretary (Palo Alto, CA) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release September 19, 1997
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES CHIEF JUDGE MARY ANN COHEN TO THE U.S. TAX COURT
The President today announced his intent to nominate Chief Judge Mary Ann Cohen to the United States Tax Court.
Chief Judge Cohen, of California, was elected to a two-year term that began June 1, 1996. The election of the Chief Judge by the judges of the Tax Court is undertaken biennially in accordance with statutory requirements. Cohen was appointed to the Court in 1982 by President Ronald Reagan. Prior to her appointment, she practiced law in Los Angeles with Abbott & Cohen, a professional corporation specializing in business and tax litigation and counseling.
Chief Judge Cohen is a graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles and the University of Southern California School of Law.