Larry D. Ward

Orville L. and Ermina D. Dykstra Chair in Federal Tax Law Emeritus

Larry D. Ward is the Orville L. and Ermina D. Dykstra Professor of Federal Tax Law Emeritus.

Professor Ward may be unique in the law-teaching world in having served as a professor, a practicing lawyer, and chairman of a publicly traded company. He has served as a Visiting Professor in the graduate tax programs at New York University School of Law and the University of Florida College of Law and has also been a visiting professor at Cornell, Michigan and Duke.

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Professor Ward is a former Chair of the Taxation Section of the Association of American Law Schools and served as a trustee of the Iowa Law School Foundation from 1976-1990.



BS, University of Kansas, 1966

JD, University of Kansas, 1969

MAC, University of Iowa, 1996

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