US Tax Court Cancels Trial Schedule Due to Government Shutdown

The U.S. Tax Court has cancelled three weeks of scheduled trials due to the government shutdown.  The cancelled trial schedules are the weeks of January 29, February 4, and February 11, 2019.  The impacted sessions are as follows:

January 28, 2019

  • El Paso, Texas - Judge Elizabeth A. Copeland
  • Los Angeles, California - Judge Patrick J. Urda
  • New York, New York - Judge Joseph H. Gale
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Special Trial Judge Diana L. Leyden
  • San Diego, California - Special Trial Judge Peter J. Panuthos
  • Lubbock, Texas - Judge Elizabeth A. Copeland

February 4, 2019

  • Hartford, Connecticut - Judge Kathleen Kerrigan
  • Houston, Texas - Judge David Gustafson
  • San Francisco, California - Judge Albert G. Lauber
  • Seattle, Washington - Judge L. Paige Marvel
  • St. Paul, Minnesota - Special Trial Judge Daniel A. Guy, Jr.
  • Washington, District of Columbia - Judge Robert P. Ruwe
  • Winston-Salem, North Carolina - Judge Joseph W. Nega

February 11, 2019

  • Detroit, Michigan - Judge Ronald L. Buch
  • Los Angeles, California - Judge Joseph Robert Goeke
  • New York, New York - Judge James S. Halpern
  • San Diego, California - Judge Michael B. Thornton
  • Mobile, Alabama - Judge Mary Ann Cohen

Taxpayers impacted by the cancellations will receive a new trial date and the Court will provide the parties with at least 60 days' advance notice of the new trial date.