Curriculum Vitae

September 2015

Edward G. Langer, J.D., C.P.A.

Personal Information

W330N6271 Hasslinger Dr
Nashotah, WI 53058
(262) 966-2117
edlanger@att.net

Education

Georgetown University, Executive Management Certificate (1993).

University of Wisconsin-Madison Business School, graduate course work, (June – December 1979), Accounting.

University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School, J.D., cum laude (1979).

Lawrence University, Appleton, WI, B.A., magna cum laude (1976). Government, cum laude for Honors Project.

Legal and Accounting

Langer Law Offices
Experience Greenfield, WI
July 2001 to December 2007, April 2009 to present

Low Income Tax Clinic, Milwaukee, WI
January 2013 to present

Large financial institution through Hudson Legal Services, Milwaukee, WI
December 2010 to April 2013

Kloth Tax Advisory Group, Milwaukee, WI
February 2010 to June 2010

KPMG, LLP
Tax Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, December 2007 to March 2009

Revision Editor for CCH IRS Tax Collection Procedures
July 2001 to December 2007

Internal Revenue Service, Office of Chief Counsel
Milwaukee, Wisconsin – June 1980 – September 1999

Special Litigation Assistant, March 1999 to September 1999.
Assistant District Counsel, September 1987 to March 1999.
Acting District Counsel for Grand Jury Matters, 1989 to 1998.
Acting District Director, June 5 to June 7, 1989.
Senior Attorney, February 1985 to September 1987.
Associate Attorney, June 1981 to February 1885.
Junior Attorney, June 1980 to June 1981.

Licenses

Attorney (Wisconsin, Number 1011195).

C.P.A. (Wisconsin, Number 8737).

Honors and Awards

Academic: Elijah Watt Sells Certificate for High Distinction on the C.P.A. Exam (1980).

Order of the Coif – University of Wisconsin Law School (1979).

Dean”s Academic Achievement Award – University of Wisconsin Law School (1979).

Teaching Awards: Office of Chief Counsel Special Achievement Award for Tax Reform Act of 1986 Training (1987).

Office of Chief Counsel Special Act Award for Teaching at Wayne State University Law School (1986).

Other Awards: White House invitation to attend the presentation of Presidential Medal of Freedom to former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl on April 20, 1999 which was due to my involvement in German-American activities.

Nominated by IRS Midwest District Director for the Teamwork in Government Award of the Federal Employees Association (1997).

Office of Chief Counsel Special Act Award for Winning the Midwest Region”s Accounting Challenge (1992).

Nominated for Office of Chief Counsel, IRS, Midwest Region Attorney of the Year (1991).

Recipient of 14 Office of Chief Counsel, IRS awards.

Teaching Experience

Adjunct Professor in the Political Science Department of Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin from August 2000 to May 2001. (Taught Constitutional Law and American Politics.)

Lecturer at University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin from January to May 2000. (Taught Tax Practice and Procedure.)

Office of Chief Counsel, IRS, Lead Instructor, Tax Litigation Case Analysis for the Paralegal, Cincinnati, Ohio, September 18-22, 1995.

Office of Chief Counsel, IRS, Tax Litigation Case Analysis for the Paralegal, Cincinnati, Ohio, April 11-15, 1994.

Office of Chief Counsel, IRS, Team Litigation, Charlotte, North Carolina, June 23-25, 1993.

Office of Chief Counsel, IRS, Ethics Course, St. Louis (June 17, 1992), St. Paul (June 26, 1992), Chicago (July 15, 1992), and Omaha (July 23, 1992).

A Presidential Classroom for Young Americans, Washington, D.C., June 7-15, 1991.

Office of Chief Counsel, IRS, Trial Attorney Training Program, Baltimore, Maryland, February 4-15, 1991.

Office of Chief Counsel, IRS, Trial Attorney Training Program, Austin, Texas, October 23 – November 3, 1989.

Office of Chief Counsel, IRS, Trial Attorney Training Program, Fort Walton Beach, Florida, July 10 – 21, 1989.

Office of Chief Counsel, IRS, and IRS Appeals, Tax Reform Act of 1986 Training (Three day course), 1987-1988. Taught Accounting, Tax Shelters, Passive Activity Loss Rules and Estate and Gift Tax. Taught in Hartford, Connecticut; Laguna Niguel, California; Miami, Florida; San Francisco, California; Washington, D.C. (twice); San Jose, California; Kansas City, Missouri; St. Louis, Missouri; St. Paul, Minnesota; Ann Arbor, Michigan; Baltimore, Maryland; and Nashville, Tennessee.

Visiting Professor of Law at Wayne State University Law School
Detroit, Michigan from December 1985 to May 1986. (Designed and taught Tax Shelter Seminar and did tax research on International Tax Shelter Issue.)

Publications

Legal Publications:

Langer, Edward G. and Meldman, Robert E. (2007). CAVEAT SCRIBE – Penalties of the Small Business and Work Opportunity Tax Act of 2007. Journal of Retirement Planning 10 (6), 25-29 (November-December 2007).

Langer, Edward G. and Meldman, Robert E. (2007). CAVEAT SCRIBE – Penalties of the Small Business and Work Opportunity Tax Act of 2007. Taxes – The Tax Magazine 85, (9), 35-38, 58-9 (September 2007).

Schriebman, Robert S., IRS Tax Collection Procedures, (Third Edition), CCH Incorporated, 2002. (I rewrote most of this book as Revision Editor.)
Supplements 1 (September 2003), 2 (March 2004), 3 (October 2004), 4 (April 2005), 5 (October 2005), 6 (April 2006), 7 (September 2006), 8 (April 2007) and 9 (September 2007) (Wrote these updates.)

Schriebman, Robert S., California Taxation Practice and Procedures, CCH Incorporated, 2005. (Rewrote part of this book as technical reviewer.)

Meldman, Robert E. and Sideman. Richard J., Federal Taxation B Practice and Procedure, (Eight Edition), CCH Incorporated, 2006. (Updated this book as technical reviewer.)

Johnson, Linda M. (Coordinating Editor), 2008 Federal Tax Course, CCH Incorporated, 2007. (Updated two chapters in this book.)

Training Videos: Office of Chief Counsel, IRS. 1992. Large Tax Cases [Video].

Office of Chief Counsel, IRS. 1988. Is the Respondent Ready for Trial? [Video].

Non-Legal Publications:

Langer, E.G. (2011-2012, Winter). The Early Years of German-American Watertown, Wisconsin. Max Kade Institute Friends Newsletter, 21 (1), 1, 8-9.

Langer, E. G. (2006). Die Landskroner Emigration in den Mittleren Westen Nordamerikas (H. C. Fink, Trans.). Serialized in the Schönhengster Heimat 75, (648-650).

Langer, E.G. (2000, June). Gertrud Hofmann Langer, the Story of a Life, as Told to Edward G. Langer. Swiss-American Historical Society Review, 36 (2) 25-41.

Langer, E.G. (1998, Fall and 1998-1999, Winter). Landskroner Emigration to the American Midwest. Max Kade Institute Friends Newsletter, 7 (3 and 4), 8-11, 9-11.

Langer, E.G. (1998, Spring). German and Czech Emigration from the Landskron/Lanškroun District of Northeast Bohemia to America. East European Genealogist, 6 (3), 12-20.

Langer, E.G. (1996, June). Landskroner Emigration to the American Midwest. Heimatbrief 7 (2), 7-13.

Langer, E.G. (1995). Landskroner Emigration to the American Midwest. Rocenka 2, 11-18.

Langer, E.G. (1995). Die Landskroner Emigration in den Mittleren Westen Nordamerikas (H. C. Fink ,Trans.). In Pelzel, M. J. (Ed.). Pelzl, Pelzel, Pelcl, (pp. 41-51). Baltimore: Gateway Press.

Langer, E.G. (1995). Landskroner Emigration to the American Midwest. In Pelzel, M. J. (Ed.). Pelzl, Pelzel, Pelcl, (pp. 39-48). Baltimore: Gateway Press.

Langer, E.G. (1993). From Ober Johnsdorf to Wisconsin – The Pitterles’ Momentous Journey. In Pitterle, N. L. (Ed.). Pitterle Family Tree, (pp. 5-13). Two Rivers, WI: Self-Published.

Presentations

Tax: Legal Action of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, A Look Back – 2014 Tax Court Regular Opinions, June 16, 2015.

The Professional Institute of Tax Study, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, A Look Back – 2014 Tax Court Regular Opinions, March 11, 2015 and May 13, 2015.

The Professional Institute of Tax Study, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, A Look Back – 2013 Tax Court Regular Opinions, March 12, 2014.

The Professional Institute of Tax Study, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, A Look Back – 2012 Tax Court Regular Opinions, April 10, 2013.

The Professional Institute of Tax Study, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, A Look Back – 2011 Tax Court Regular Opinions, May 9, 2012.

The Professional Institute of Tax Study, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, A Look Back – 2010 Tax Court Regular Opinions, May 11, 2011.

The Professional Institute of Tax Study, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, A Look Back – 2009 Tax Court Regular Opinions, February 10, 2010 and March 10, 2010.

The Professional Institute of Tax Study, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, The Ethical Implications of Recent Developments in Return Preparer Standards and Disclosure, December 10, 2008.

Accounting Methods/Credit Services National Training, KPMG LLP, Chicago, Illinois, Estimated Tax Payments, November 12, 2008.

Accounting Methods/Credit Services Regional Training, KPMG LLP, Chicago, Illinois, Recurring Items – Payroll Taxes and Executory Contracts, May 13, 2008.

The Professional Institute of Tax Study, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Ethical Considerations under the Final and Proposed Amendments to the Rules of Conduct Found in Circular 230 (31 CFR 10), November 14, 2007.