Tax practice groups sponsor DeFrancisco at open meeting

Issue May 2010

Thursday, May 6, 5 - 6:30 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

The Taxation Law Section's Municipal Tax Practice Group and State Tax Practice Group will host a joint open meeting on Tuesday, May 6. The business meeting will begin at 5 p.m. and the guest speaker at 5:30 p.m. will be Mark DeFrancisco, chief counsel to the Appellate Tax Board's legal department.

DeFrancisco advises the board on legal, evidentiary and related issues; reviews and advises on motions heard before the board; and drafts, edits and approves the board's findings of fact and reports. With experience in state and local taxation, in both the public and private sector, DeFrancisco has spoken frequently on matters relating to Massachusetts taxation at conferences sponsored by MCLE, Massachusetts Association of Assessing Offices, county assessors associations, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and the MBA and Boston Bar Association's taxation committees.