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Last updated: 7/1/2018
Ms. Susan A. Berson
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Berson Law Group LLP
Commerce Plaza, 7300 W 110th St, 7th Floor
Overland Park
Kansas
66210  United States
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913 397-2702 (Phone)
913 273-0747 (Fax)
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  Johnson (1)
  10/25/2005
  Taxation
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816 510-0179 (Mobile)
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Food from The Bar; Kansas Bar Foundation, KBA LPM Advisory
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Susan A. Berson has more than 20 years experience in handling federal and state tax matters for taxpayers in a variety of industries and professions. She began her career in the Tax Division at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., where she received the Outstanding Attorney Award by the Attorney General in 1996 for her work representing the I.R.S. She entered private practice in 1998, and has enjoyed representing taxpayers in a variety of industries and professions concerning their federal and state tax matters. Her husband and law partner, Dave, specializes in banking, corporate and small business law. Their firm, Berson Law Group LLP, handles banking, tax, and small business matters. Both Susan and Dave have been honored to be included in The Business Journal of Kansas City’s annual “Best of the Bar” publication in the categories of Tax and Banking, respectively. Susan was also honored to be a 2016 recipient of an Outstanding Service Award from the KBA. Susan is also a Certified Mediator, and serves as a FINRA Dispute Resolution Program Arbitrator.

Susan is the author of many articles and four books: Federal Tax Litigation (Law Journal Press) which she is responsible for updating twice-a-year, Personal Finance for Professionals (2d ed. ABA 2014); The Lawyer’s Retirement Planning Guide (2d ed. ABA 2014), and “The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: From Legislation to Implementation to Litigation (ABA 2011)(co-author). A contributing columnist to the American Bar Association Journal Magazine, in 2014, Susan received a Bronze medal from the American Society of Business Press Editors for her writing. She is also a 2016 recipient of the Kansas Bar Association’s Outstanding Service Award. Coinciding with the topics in her books and articles, Susan enjoys speaking at legal, banking and professional association conferences. She also counsels other authors concerning royalties and contractual matters.

Among the professional associations and civic organizations in which Susan is active, Susan is a Trustee on the Board of Trustees for the Kansas Bar Foundation. She is also an Advisory Board member for the KBA Law Practice Management Committee, part of the KBA Law Office Management Assistance Program. Finally, Susan is a Past President of the Kansas Women Attorneys Association, and is a member of the Association of Women Lawyers in Kansas City.