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Mark A. Pridgeon
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Areas of Practice

  • Tax Law

Other Qualifications

  • Certified 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 to 1992
  • Speaker, Internal Revenue Service Collection Procedures, 1993 to 1993
  • Speaker, Representing A Taxpayer During An IRS Audit, 1993 to 1993
  • Speaker, 100% Payroll Tax Penalty: Who Can Be Held Responsible, MNCPA, 1995 to 1995
  • Speaker, Internal Revenue Service Audit Developments, MNCPA Annual Tax Conference, 1995 to 1995
  • Speaker, Internal Revenue Service Collection Procedures, MEGA Conference, 05/30/1996 to 05/30/1996
  • Speaker, How to Handle a Case in Tax Court (Federal and State) Taxpayer's Attorney's Perspective, Minnesota Institute for Legal Education (MILE), 1996 to 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 to 1996
  • Speaker, Handling A Criminal Investigation Division Investigation, Hennepin County Bar Association, 11/08/1999 to 11/08/1999
  • Speaker, Ten Classic Court Cases With Lasting Impact, 1999 to 1999
  • Speaker, Tax Law Changes, 1999 to 1999
  • Speaker, Recent Developments in Federal Tax Controversies, Hennepin County Bar Association, 09/11/2000 to 09/11/2000
  • Speaker, Representing Your Clients With Tax Controversies Before the Tax Authorities, MSBA's 60th Annual Tax Institute, 11/14/2000 to 11/14/2000
  • Speaker, You Said Avoidance, I Say Evasion... Issues in Criminal Tax, MSBA's 61st Annual Tax Institute, 11/12/2001 to 11/12/2001
  • Speaker, Recent Developments in Federal Tax Controversies, Hennepin County Bar Association, 10/13/2003 to 10/13/2003
  • Speaker, Tax Developments, Jim Stanko, Honeywell, 02/23/1999 to 02/23/1999

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