Mark A. Pridgeon

Mark A. Pridgeon

Attorney
Location:
Edina, Minnesota
Phone:
952-232-0371
877-221-1651
Fax:
952-835-0201
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Tax Law

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Public Accountant, Minnesota, 1987

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1978
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Tax Court

Education

  • Harvard University Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1978
  • University of Minnesota
    • B.A., B.S - 1975

Published Works

  • When Is A Penalty Not A Penalty: Internal Revenue Service Trust Fund Recovery Assessments, MNCPA Footnote Magazine, 1995
  • IRS Survival Guidelines: New Rules on Installment Payment Agreements, MNCPA Footnote Magazine, 1996
  • Penalty, 1996
  • Penalty, 1994

Classes/Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor, Master of Business in Taxation Program, University of Minnesota, 1989 - 1992
  • Speaker, Internal Revenue Service Collection Procedures, 1993
  • Speaker, Representing A Taxpayer During An IRS Audit, 1993
  • Speaker, 100% Payroll Tax Penalty: Who Can Be Held Responsible, MNCPA, 1995
  • Speaker, Internal Revenue Service Audit Developments, MNCPA Annual Tax Conference, 1995
  • Speaker, Internal Revenue Service Collection Procedures, MEGA Conference, May 30, 1996
  • Speaker, How to Handle a Case in Tax Court (Federal and State) Taxpayer's Attorney's Perspective, Minnesota Institute for Legal Education (MILE), 1996
  • Speaker, Internal Revenue Service Collection Procedures, Current Audits and One Hundred Percent Penalties by Mark Pridgeon and Saul Bernick, MNCPA Annual Tax Conference, 1996
  • Speaker, Handling A Criminal Investigation Division Investigation, Hennepin County Bar Association, November 8, 1999
  • Speaker, Ten Classic Court Cases With Lasting Impact, 1999
  • Speaker, Tax Law Changes, 1999
  • Speaker, Recent Developments in Federal Tax Controversies, Hennepin County Bar Association, September 11, 2000
  • Speaker, Representing Your Clients With Tax Controversies Before the Tax Authorities, MSBA's 60th Annual Tax Institute, November 14, 2000
  • Speaker, You Said Avoidance, I Say Evasion... Issues in Criminal Tax, MSBA's 61st Annual Tax Institute, November 12, 2001
  • Speaker, Recent Developments in Federal Tax Controversies, Hennepin County Bar Association, October 13, 2003
  • Speaker, Tax Developments, Jim Stanko, Honeywell, February 23, 1999

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Member
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
  • American Institute for Certified Public Accountants, Member
  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • District Counsel's Office for the Internal Revenue Service, Chicago, Attorney, 1978 - 1979
  • District Counsel's Office for the Internal Revenue Service, St. Paul, Attorney, 1979 - 1985
  • Ernst & Whinney, Manager and Senior Manager, 1985 - 1988
  • Larson, Allen, Weishair & Co., Manager, 1989 - 1990
  • Regan & Pridgeon, Partner, 1990 - 1992