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Bruce Elwyn Gardner


Bruce Elwyn Gardner, American lawyer. Named one of Outstanding Young Men American, United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1983, 84, 85, 86, 90; recipient Special Achievement award Internal Revenue Service, 1986, 90. Member American Bar Association.


Gardner, Bruce Elwyn was born on January 28, 1953 in New York City. Son of Parker and Mary P. (Pinkston) Gardner.


Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1975. Juris Doctor, Syracuse University, 1978. Master of Laws in Taxation, Georgetown University, 1987.


Estate tax attorney Internal Revenue Service, Chicago, 1979-1980. Appeals officer Illinois Department Revenue, 1980-1981, hearing officer, 1981-1982. Agent Internal Revenue Service, Houston, 1982-1984, tax law specialist Washington, 1984-1986, appeals officer Houston, 1986-1987, attorney Washington, 1987-1991, senior trial attorney Sacramento, 1991-1994.

Attorney, department finance and revenue District of Columbia Court, 1995-1996. Assistant general counsel Office of Chief Finance Officer, District of Columbia Government, 1995-1996. Attorney The Gardner Kane Firm, Professional Corporation, since 1994.

Assistant general counsel United Negro College Fund, since 1999.


  • Bar: Illinois 1981, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1981, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1981, United States District Court (southern district) Texas 1982, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1982, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1983, United States Claims Court 1983, United States Court Military Appeals 1983, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1985, Texas 1988, District of Columbia 1990.


Member American Bar Association.


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, racquetball, music, travel.


Parker Gardner

Mary P. (Pinkston) Gardner