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Newest Tax Court Judge Brings Pro Bono Experience to the Bench

Sept. 10, 2020, 8:46 AM

The newest U.S. Tax Court judge credits a chance meeting at a sandwich shop for jumpstarting the process that led to him joining the bench.

Louisiana attorney Christian N. Weiler was at a Jimmy John’s when he bumped into an old high school friend who worked for Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.). Weiler, who worked for years as a New Orleans tax attorney, asked about openings on the court and ended up sending his friend a resume that was eventually forwarded to the White House.

President Donald Trump nominated Weiler in November 2019. He was confirmed by voice ...