SpacerJudge Joel Gerber
Chambers Telephone Number: 202-521-0699

Senior Judge. b. Illinois. B.S., business administration, Roosevelt University, 1962; J.D., DePaul University, 1965; LL.M., Taxation, Boston University Law School, 1968. Admitted to the Illinois Bar, 1965; Georgia Bar, 1974; Tennessee Bar, 1978. Served with U.S. Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service, as trial attorney, Boston, MA, 1965-72; senior trial attorney, Atlanta, GA, 1972-76; District Counsel, Nashville, TN, 1976-80; Deputy Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, Washington, DC, 1980-84; Acting Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, May 1983 to March 1984. Recipient of a Presidential Meritorious Rank Award, 1983; Secretary of the Treasury's Exceptional Service Award, 1984. Lecturer in Law, Vanderbilt University, 1976-80. Appointed by President Reagan as Judge, United States Tax Court, on June 18, 1984, for a term ending June 17, 1999. Served as Senior Judge on recall performing judicial duties until reappointed on December 15, 2000, for a term ending December 14, 2015. Served as Chief Judge from June 1, 2004, to May 31, 2006. Assumed senior status on June 1, 2006.

Last updated: April 8, 2013