Erin Stearns

Associate Professor of the Practice of Taxation

Director, Low Income Tax Payer Clinic


Low Income Taxpayer Clinic, Taxation

Professional Biography

Associate Professor of the Practice of Taxation and Director of the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic. B.A. 2000, Colorado College; M.P.H. 2005, Tufts University; J.D. 2005, Northeastern University; LL.M. in Taxation 2012, University of Denver. Professor Stearns is the Director of the Graduate Tax Program’s Low Income Taxpayer Clinic. Following law school, she clerked at the New Hampshire Supreme Court. She went on to work as an associate attorney at firms in New Hampshire and Colorado, advising clients on estate planning issues. She has authored numerous articles including publications in the New Hampshire Bar Journal and New Hampshire Bar News. Professor Stearns is a member of the Colorado Bar Association.

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  • LLM, Taxation, University of Denver, 2012
  • JD, Northeastern University School of Law, 2005
  • Tufts University School of Medicine, 2005
  • BA, Neuroscience, Colorado College, 2000

Licensure / Accreditations

  • Tax Court
  • Colorado Supreme Court
  • New Hampshire Supreme Court
  • Massachusetts Bar Association