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Morgan Holcomb

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Email: mholcomb01@hamline.edu
Phone: 651-523-2546


BA, Grinnell College
JD, University of Minnesota Law School 


Areas of expertise: Taxation, Individual; Taxation, Entity; Taxation, Policy; Taxation, State & Local.

Recent courses taught: Individual Income Taxation, Taxation of Business Entities, State and Local Taxation, Tax Policy (seminar), Torts.

View Professor Holcomb's research: SSRN Author Page -- Morgan Holcomb

Professor Morgan Holcomb teaches Individual Income Tax, Tax Policy, State and Local Taxation, and Taxation of Business Entities. She is also the faculty advisor to the Hamline Law Review, as well as Hamline’s award winning Tax Challenge team. Holcomb’s academic research focuses on gender and taxation, and state and local tax issues. She is a Contributing Editor to Bench & Bar of Minnesota and has published in numerous law reviews, as well as State Tax Notes. Holcomb serves on the Board of the Minnesota Lavender Bar Association and is Secretary to the Minnesota Law Review Alumni Advisory Board. She previously was a visiting assistant professor at the University of Minnesota Law School. Prior to entering academia, Holcomb worked as an associate at the Minneapolis law firm of Maslon, Edelman, Borman & Brand.

Holcomb clerked for the Hon. John R. Tunheim on the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota. She received her JD magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, from the University of Minnesota Law School, where she was the lead Note and Comment Editor for the Minnesota Law Review and the recipient of the Hon. Edward J. Devitt Award for Excellence in the Study of Federal Law and Practice. Professor Holcomb earned her BA in English from Grinnell College, where she graduated with honors.



Taxing Anxiety, 14 FLA. TAX REV. 77 (2013).
Same-Sex Divorce in a DoMA State, 50 FAM. CT. REV. 214 (2012). (with Mary Patricia Byrn).

Wedlocked, 67 U. MIAMI L. REV. 1 (2012). (with Mary Patricia Byrn).

Persistence of Residence, 66 STATE TAX NOTES 247 (2012). (with John Mulé).
Six Collaborative Learning Techniques, in TECHNIQUES FOR TEACHING LAW 2 (2011). (with Gerald F. Hess, Steven I. Friedland, Michael Hunter Schwartz & Sophie Sparrow).
When Your Body is Your Business, 85 WASH. L. REV. 647 (2010). (with Mary Patricia Byrn).

The Post-Cuno Litigation Landscape, 58 CASE W. RES. L. REV. 1157 (2008). (with Nicholas Allen Smith).

Tax My Ride: Taxing Commuters in our National Economy, 8 FLA. TAX REV. 885 (2008).

When is a Transfer Exempt from Stamp Taxes Because it is 'Under a Plan Confirmed Under' the Bankruptcy Law?, ABA PREVIEW of United States Supreme Court Cases 276 (2008).
Our Agriculture Policy Dilemma: The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, by Michael Pollan (2006), 8 MINN. J.L. SCI. & TECH 249 (2007).