Instructor Name: Mahon Robert L.
Bio: Bob Mahon is a partner in the Seattle, Washington office of Perkins Coie. His practice is focused on helping clients minimize state and local taxes and comply with state and local tax laws. Bob is an Adjunct Professor (Tax) at the University of Washington School of Law and serves as the Chair of the State and Local Tax Committee of the Washington State Bar Association. Bob writes and speaks frequently on state and local tax topics, including authoring a monthly "U.S. Supreme Court Update" column in the Journal of Multistate Taxation and Incentives and co-authoring the "Washington Sales & Use Taxes" chapter of the ABA Sales and Use Tax Deskbook. He is actively involved in numerous civic activities, including serving as a commissioner on the Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission. Bob received his B.A. with honors from Grinnell College (1992); his J.D. with high distinction from the University of Iowa (1995); and his LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Washington (1996).