Law Offices of Justin Thornton
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Attorney Biography

Justin A. Thornton

Justin A. Thornton
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Bar Admissions:
  • District of Columbia (1979)
  • North Carolina (1988)
  • South Carolina (1977)

Education:
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D. (1977)
  • University of Exeter School of Law, Exeter, England, International Law Program (1976)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A. (1971)
Professional Organizations, Appointments and Affiliations:
  • Counsel to the Special Committee of the Judicial Council of a federal judicial circuit, appointed to investigate allegations of judicial misconduct by a sitting federal judge (2006−2007)
  • American Bar Association - Section of Criminal Justice, Liaison to ABA Section of Taxation and former Chair of Tax Enforcement Subcommittee of White Collar Crime Committee; Section of Taxation, Committee on Civil & Criminal Tax Penalties.
  • International Bar Association - Committee on Business Crime, Vice-Chair (2003−2006), Conference Chair (2007)
  • Fellow, American College of Tax Counsel
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Member, Board of Editors, Business Crimes Bulletin
  • Permanent Member, Judicial Conference of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States Sentencing Commission, Practitioners' Advisory Group (former member & advisor on federal sentencing guideline matters); attorney working group on corporate sanctions
  • District of Columbia Bar - Former Vice-Chair, Tax Audits & Litigation Committee
  • Federal Bar Association
  • International Association of Prosecutors
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Government Service and Awards:
  • Senior Trial Attorney, Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice (1979−1987)
  • Trial Attorney, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice (1978−1979)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Attorney Award, U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division (1984)
  • IRS Assistant Commissioner's Award and Designation as Honorary IRS Special Agent for successful prosecution of tax fraud and related crimes (1987)
Born:
  • North Carolina (1950)

Areas of Practice

  • White Collar Crime with emphasis on Tax Fraud and Business Crimes

Areas of Practice

  • White Collar Crime with emphasis on Tax Fraud and Business Crimes

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