James W. Beard, Jr.
Associate Professor of Law

Additional Information
Fall 2013 Federal Income Taxation Syllabus
 
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James W. Beard, Jr.

Phone: (713) 313-7111
Email: jbeard@tmslaw.tsu.edu
Joined the faculty in 1974.

Additional Biographical Information

  • Director, Federal Tax Clinic, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX
    (1984-1992)
  • Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (1979-1980)
  • Special Administrative Assistant to the Dean, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (1976-1979)

Presentations -return to top-
  • Reform of the Internal Revenue Service and The Federal Income Tax, Statement before Congressional Hearing, Houston, Texas, (October 1997)
  • Speaker Tax Ramifications for Personal Injury Tort Awards, Houston Lawyers Association (October 1992)
  • Speaker Tax Ramifications for Personal Injury Tort Awards, Annual Meeting, Section of Taxation, National Bar Association, St. Louis, MO (July 1992)
  • Speaker Tax Aspects of Divorce and Separation, Annual Program, Section of Taxation, National Bar Association, Annual Meeting Indianapolis, In (1991)
  • Panelist Personal Taxation Issues for the General Practitioner, Annual Program, Section of Taxation, National Bar Association, Denver, Co (August 1990)
  • Speaker Tax Aspects of Divorce and Separation, Annual Program, Section of Taxation, National Bar Association, Denver, Co (July 1986)
  • Moderator and Speaker Tax Shelters: Setting Them Up and Knocking Them Down, Annual Program, Section of Taxation, National Bar Association, Chicago, IL (1985)
  • Moderator and Speaker Tax Practice and Procedures, Annual Program, National Bar Association, New Orleans, LA (August 1984)
  • Tax Reform Hearings, Treasury Department, Houston Texas (1984)

Editorials -return to top-
  • TSU-Bashing is Attacking Texas Blacks, Houston Chronicle (1990).
  • New Admissions Plan Could Be Seen As Bias:  UT, A&M Criteria Merit Causation, Houston Post (February 1988).
  • At the Outset, It Was Imperfect, Houston Post (September 1987).
  • The TSU Bashers Are At It Again, Houston Chronicle (June 1987).
  • Black Education Trends Bode Ill for All of Texas, Houston Post (July 1987).
  • Tax Reform Hearings, Statement before the Treasury Department, Houston, TX (June 8, 1984).
  • Edited:  Handbook for Housing Counselors, City of Houston (1977).

Affiliations -return to top-
  • President, Earl Carl Institute for Legal and Social Policy, Inc. (2002-)
  • Member Texas Hospital Licensing Advisory Council (1994)
  • Board of Directors, Texas War on Drugs
  • Founder East Fort Bend Alliance for Education (1994-95)
  • Founder DAD's Club, Missouri City Middle School, FBISD (1993-94)
  • Board of Governors Fort Bend County Subsidence District (1992-94)
  • Election Judge, Briargate Community Improvement Association (1991-92)
  • Coordinator Students Tax Testimonies for Hearings Before the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives (1991)
  • Business and Professional Men's Club (1991)
  • Chair Legal Address Committee, Fort Bend County NAACP (1991)
  • Legal Advisor South Union Civic Club (1987-1991)
  • Coordinator, Thurgood Marshall School of Law Economic Conferences (1988-89)
  • Board of Governors, National Bar Association (1983-86)
  • Chair Section of Taxation, National Bar Association (1983-86)
  • Editor Tax Newsletter, Section of Taxation, National Bar Association (1983-86)
  • Texas Coalition of Black Democrats (1986)
  • Legal Counselor Martin Luther King Center, Houston (1985-86)
  • Moderator Community Forum on Sidewalks, Schools and Community Development, Houston (1985)
  • Delegate Democratic State Convention (1984, 1988)
  • Speaker Liability of Nurses in Nursing Homes and Hospitals, Rehabilitation Center (1979); Golden Age Manor (1980);
  • Riverside General Hospital (1982)
  • Board of Trustees Houston Legal Foundation (1972)
  • NAACP (1968-Present)