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Professor Holcomb Brings Business Tax Expertise to Hamline Faculty


Visiting Assistant Professor Morgan Holcomb has accepted an offer to join the Hamline University School of Law faculty as an assistant professor, beginning August 1, 2009. She teaches Individual Income Tax, Tax Policy, Agricultural Law, and Taxation of Business Entities.

"Professor Holcomb is an excellent addition to Hamline's faculty as we launch our new Business Law Institute. Her expertise in tax law will enhance our curriculum for students who are interested in handling business transactions," said Hamline Law Dean Donald Lewis.

Professor Holcomb previously was a visiting assistant professor at the University of Minnesota Law School from 2006-2008, where she taught State and Local Tax, Tax Policy, and Individual Income Tax. She also has worked as an associate at Maslon, Edelman, Borman & Brand.

Professor Holcomb clerked for The Honorable John R. Tunheim on the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota. She received her JD magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School, where she was the lead Note and Comment Editor for the Minnesota Law Review and the recipient of The Honorable Edward J. Devitt Award for Excellence in the Study of Federal Law and Practice. Professor Holcomb earned her BA in English from Grinnell College, where she graduated with honors.