Mona L.
Arthur W. Andrews Professor of Law
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Biographical Information

Representative Publications

  • Environmental Tax Policy in the United States:  A "Bit" of History, 3 Ariz. J. Envtl. L. Poly 157 (2013).
  • Environmental Tax Incentives in the United States:  Will Recent Market Incentives Reduce the U.S.'s Dependence on Oil?, in Market Instruments and Sustainable Economy 573 (Ana Yábar Sterling et al. eds., 2012).
  • Federal Tax Accounting (2d ed. 2011) (co-author, with Michael B. Lang & Elliott Manning).
  • Americans and Their "Wheels":  A Tax Policy for Sustainable Mobility, 3 Critical Issues in Environmental Taxation 113 (Alberto Cavaliere et al. eds., 2006) (co-author, with Beth Wolfsong).
  • Taxation of Contingent Attorney Fees:  Commissioner v. Banks, 46 Tax Mgt. Memo. 235 (June 27, 2005).
  • Multidisciplinary Practices:  Where Are They? What Happened?, 103 Tax Notes 689 (May 10, 2004).
  • Controlling Lawyer Behavior:  The Sources and Uses of Protocols in Governing Law Practice, 44 Ariz. L. Rev. 873 (2002).
  • Complete List of Publications


University of Texas

Graduated with Honors; Texas International Law Journal

University of Texas

Graduated with Highest Honors

Admitted to Practice

District of Columbia

Work Experience

Arthur W. Andrews Professor of Law (previously Professor, Associate Professor & Assistant Professor of Law)
James E. Rogers College of Law
1995 - present
Visiting Professor
IRS/NYU Tax Law Education Program, Washington, D.C.
Fall 1998
King & Spalding, Washington, D.C.
1993 - 1995
Tax Supervisor
Laventhol & Horwath, C.P.A., Houston, Texas
1988 - 1989
Supervising Tax Senior
Halliburton Company, Inc., Houston, Texas
1987 - 1988
Senior Tax Accountant
Mitchell Energy and Development Corp., The Woodlands, Texas
1985 - 1987
Tax Accountant
Arthur Young & Co., C.P.A., Houston, Texas
1981 - 1985


American Bar Association
Vice-Chair, Standards of Tax Committee
2005 - 2007
American Bar Association
Chair, Individual Income Tax Committee
2003 - 2005
Association of Women Faculty, Univ. of Ariz.
2001 - 2003
Association of Women Faculty, Univ. of Ariz.
2000 - 2001
Association of Women Faculty, Univ. of Ariz.
Subcommittee Chair, Family Care Issues
1999 - 2000
Women's Law Caucus, Univ. of Texas School of Law
1990 - 1991
Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
International Fiscal Association
Federal Fifth Circuit Bar Association
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
American Bar Association
Member, Tax Section, Environment, Energy and Resources Section
American Association of Law Schools

Public & Institutional Service

Tucson Pop Warner Cowboys
Vice President, 2003 - 2004; Treasurer, 2000 - 2002; President, 1998 - 2000
Appointed to serve on Arizona Task Force on the Future of the Legal Profession
1999 - 2001
Tucson Youth Football & Spirit Organization
Chair, Executive Vice-President, 1998 - 2004; Scholarship Committee 2002


Wakonse Teaching Retreat, Payson, Arizona