Kieone Hattie Cochran, 4LE Selected to Represent the Government in Two Tax Trials

Kieone Hattie Cochran, 4LE, who has served as a volunteer legal intern for the Internal Revenue Service during the fall 2011 and spring 2012 semesters, was selected by the Internal Revenue Service, Associate Area Counsel, to represent the government in two tax trials before the United States Tax Court during the Spring of 2012. Kieone presented a Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Prosecution and tried a case before the Honorable Joseph Robert Goeke. Kieone was successful in both efforts. Judge Goeke dismissed the first case, and entered judgment in favor of the government in the second case.