Professor Caleb Smith joined the faculty in 2017 as visiting associate professor of clinical law. Before joining the Ronald M. Mankoff Tax Clinic, he worked as a clinical fellow at Harvard Law School’s Federal Tax Clinic.
Smith is heavily involved with the American Bar Association Tax Section, where he has served as Vice or Co-Chair of American Bar Association Tax Section Pro Bono & Tax Clinic Committee since 2018. He has given numerous presentations at national American Bar Association Tax Section conferences on low-income tax issues, and has co-authored chapters in both the seventh and eighth editions of the American Bar Association publication Effectively Representing Your Client Before the IRS. In addition to directing the Federal Tax Clinic, he teaches Federal Tax Procedure.
Professor Smith was awarded the Stanley V. Kinyon Clinical Teacher of the Year Award from the University of Minnesota Law School for the 2020-21 academic year.