John T. (“Jack”) Manhire, Jr., former Chief of Legal Analysis for the IRS Office of Professional Responsibility and National Program Chair, Executive Education for the U.S. Treasury Executive Institute, has accepted a position as Director of Program Development at Texas A&M University School of Law.
Some of his prior positions include Director of Technical Analysis & Guidance (Policy and Procedure) for the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service, and Attorney-Advisor (Tax) to the IRS National Taxpayer Advocate. Before entering full-time government service, he practiced law privately for over a decade, primarily in the field of federal tax controversies, and was Division Chief, Tax Law for the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary National Office.
Jack’s scholarly interests primarily involve issues relating to tax compliance. His articles and essays appear in journals such as the University of Pennsylvania Law Review Online, the Virginia Tax Review, the Iowa Law Review Online, and the Florida Tax Review (2 articles). He is also a contributor (by invitation) to the Journal on Policy and Complex Systems. Jack was a University Fellow (Ph.D. candidate) at Yale University where he was Editor of the Yale Journal of Law & the Humanities. He received his J.D. cum laude from Regent University where he was Managing Editor of the Regent University Law Review, and his B.A. magna cum laude from Saint Leo University.
Jack enjoys hanging out with his wife and nine children, scotch and cigars with good friends, the intersection of philosophy and cosmology, anything nautical, and singing really loudly to classic rock on the car radio.