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Barbara Lamar CV

602 W. French Place
San Antonio, Texas 78212


Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Citizenship: USA

BA       University of Texas at Austin, Major: Mathematics
MBA   McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin
JD       University of Texas Law School, Austin

Teaching and Research Positions
University of Texas at Austin 1979 – 1981, Instructor, McCombs School of Business, Accounting Department
Texas A & M University 1976 – 1979, Research Assistant, School of Business, Accounting Department
St. Edward’s University, Austin, Texas 2005 – 2006, Instructor Advanced Taxation, MBA program

Non-Academic Employment History
1987 – present: Barbara Lamar Attorney / CPA PLLC.  Represent closely held businesses and their owners to maximize after tax profits. Provide litigation support in cases involving closely held businesses.
1982 – 1984: Arthur Andersen, tax section of Austin office and computer section of Chicago office. Prepared tax returns for individuals, corporations, partnerships and trusts in the Austin office. Also designed tax software in the Chicago office with a handful of other specially chosen individuals skilled in systems design and knowledge of tax law. The software was later sold to IRS.

Academic Honors
Washington Campus Scholarship: Graduate school program in Washington D.C. concentrating on regulatory legislation, 1981
Plan II, University of Texas at Austin

Professional Admissions and Certifications
Texas State Board of Certified Public Accountants 1983 Certificate No. 31922
Supreme Court of Texas  1987 State Bar Card No. 01434250
United States Tax Court  1987

“Oil and Gas Royalties as Personal Holding Company Income.” Oil and Gas Tax Quarterly, June 1979, pp 321- 323
Publisher PanTerra Business Strategies  newsletter, 1988 – 1992 and 2001
The Taxpayer’s Life Preserver: What To Do When the IRS Calls Altamira-Carrizo Press, 2011

American Association of Attorney-CPA’s
Texas State Bar, Tax Section, Business Section
Formerly on Board of Directors and founding member of Caldwell County Women’s Shelter