Martin E. Basson

Adjunct Faculty, Heckerling Graduate Program in Estate Planning

J.D., St. John's University School of Law
B.A., Colgate University

Martin E. Basson is a retired Supervisory Attorney, Estate & Gift Taxes, for the South Florida District of the Internal Revenue Service and he teaches in Miami Law's Heckerling LL.M. Graduate Program in Estate Planning. He received his B.A. from Colgate University and his J.D. from St. John's University School of Law. With the exception of serving as assistant tax commissioner for the City of New York during the Koch administration, he has worked for the IRS since 1974.

Basson has lectured at numerous American Law Institute-American Bar Association sponsored seminars, and has served as a faculty member of the University of Miami's Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning. He is a charter member of the IRS Estate and Gift Tax National Advisory Panel, a select group of IRS attorneys who assist in the formation of nationwide policy decisions in the estate and gift tax area.