Estates, trusts and wills

Bridget Crawford

Professor Bridget Crawford teaches Federal Income Taxation; Estate and Gift Taxation; Wills, Trusts and Estates; and Feminist Legal Theory. She serves as Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development.

Prior to joining the Pace faculty in 2003, she was at Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP in New York for six years, where her practice was concerned with income, estate and gift tax planning for individuals, as well as tax and other advice to closely-held corporations and exempt organizations.

Professor Crawford has published numerous articles on the income taxation of trusts, tax aspects of asset protection, the tax treatment of marriage and the family, women in legal education, and a feminist critique of pornography. Her present scholarship focuses on issues of gender and tax policy.

Professor Crawford is a member of the American Law Institute and the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

Areas of expertise: tax, estates, trusts and wills, women in the law

Irene Johnson

Professor Irene Johnson teaches Commercial Law: Payment Sections, Secured Transactions and Wills, Trusts and Estates. Her comprehensive article on personal jurisdiction in federal question suits received the Dean’s Prize for faculty publications in 1984. In recent years, she has devoted herself to helping students in academic difficulty improve performances on law school examinations.

Prior to coming to Pace in 1978, Professor Johnson was a law clerk for The Honorable Paul R. Hays of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.  Professor Johnson also served as advisor to Pace’s Moot Court Board.

Areas of expertise: commercial; estates, trusts and wills

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