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Richard Craig Handel

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Richard Craig Handel, American lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1974, South Carolina 1983, United States District Court (southern district) Ohio 1975, United States District Court South Carolina 1979, United States Tax Court 1977, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1979, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1979; certified tax specialist. Recipient Outstanding Law Professor award, 1980-1981; Gerald L. Wallace scholar, 1977-1978.

Background

Handel, Richard Craig was born on August 11, 1945 in Hamilton, Ohio, United States. Son of Alexander F. and Marguerite (Wilks) Handel.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Michigan, 1967. Master of Arts, Michigan State University, 1968. Juris Doctor summa cum laude, Ohio State University, 1974.

Master of Laws in Taxation, New York University, 1978.

Career

Associate Smith & Schnacke, Dayton, Ohio, 1974—1977. Assistant professor University South Carolina School Law, Columbia, 1978—1983. Partner Nexsen, Pruet, Jacobs & Pollard, 1983—1987, Moore & Van Allen, Columbia, 1987—1988, Nexsen Pruet Jacobs & Pollard, Columbia, 1988—1989.

Chief tax policy and appeals South Carolina Tax Commission, 1989—1995. Chief council Policy South Carolina Department Revenue, 1995—2003, senior administrator, general counsel, 2003—2006, senior administrator, general counsel policy, since 2006. Adjunct professor University South Carolina School Law, 1990—2001.

Achievements

  • Bar: Ohio 1974, South Carolina 1983, United States District Court (southern district) Ohio 1975, United States District Court South Carolina 1979, United States Tax Court 1977, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1979, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1979. Certified tax specialist.

Works

  • Contributor articles to legal journals.

Membership

Board directors Friends of Richland County Public Library., 1993-1999. With United States Army, 1969-1970, Vietnam. Member of American Bar Association (vice-chairman committee tax procedures 1993-1994, chairman membership state and local taxes committee 1997—2007, secretary 2003-2005, vice chair state and local taxes committee 2005-2008, committee standards tax practice), Order of Coif., South Carolina Bar Association.

Connections

Married Katharine Jean Carter, January 10, 1970.

father:
Alexander F. Handel

mother:
Marguerite (Wilks) Handel

spouse:
Katharine Jean Carter