Assistant Professor of Law
B.A., New College
M.A., New York University
J.D., University of Virginia
Trusts & Estates I
Federal Estate and Gift Tax
Regulation of the Human Body
Lisa Milot joined the Georgia Law faculty in 2007 as an assistant professor specializing in federal transfer taxation, estate planning and property law.
She came to Georgia Law with a considerable amount of law firm experience. For five years prior to joining the faculty, she practiced with the tax law firm Ivins, Phillips & Barker in Washington, D.C., where she was a special partner in the tax and estate planning group. Prior to that, she was an associate in the business group at the firm Cooley LLP in Reston, Va.
Her research focuses on regulations concerning our most personal relationships: our bodies, our families and our possessions. Her scholarship includes "What Are We - Laborers, Factories, or Spare Parts? The Tax Treatment of Transfers of Human Body Materials" in the Washington and Lee Law Review; "Accounting for Time: A Relative-Interest Approach to the Division of Equity in Hybrid-Property Homes Upon Divorce" in the Kentucky Law Journal and "Illuminating Innumeracy" in the Case Western Reserve Law Review.
Milot earned her bachelor's degree from New College of Florida and her master's degree in social anthropology from New York University. In 2001, she earned her J.D. from the University of Virginia, where she served as articles editor of the Virginia Law Review and was inducted into the Order of the Coif.
Illuminating Innumeracy, 63 Case W. Res. L. Rev. 769 (2013).
Accounting for Time: A Relative-Interest Approach to the Division of Equity in Hybrid-Property Homes Upon Divorce, 100 Ky. L. J. 585 (2012).
What Are We--Laborers, Factories, or Spare Parts? The Tax Treatment of Transfers of Human Body Materials, 67 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1053 (2010).
The Case Against Tax Incentives for Organ Transfers, 45 Willamette L. Rev. 67 (2008).
Restitching the American Marital Quilt: Untangling Marriage from the Nuclear Family, 87 Va. L. Rev. 701 (2001).
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