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Miriam Woods concentrates her practice on state and local taxation with particular emphasis on Washington property taxes and excise taxes. Miriam represents clients in tax appeals before county boards of equalization, the Washington Board of Tax Appeals, the Administrative Review and Hearings Division of the Washington Department of Revenue, and the court system, in both refund lawsuits and petitions for review of agency action. Miriam also advises clients on state and federal tax planning matters.
 

Professional Activities

  • Volunteer Attorney, ACLU of Washington (2017 to present)
  • Chair, State & Local Tax Committee (2016-present) and CLE Committee (2015-16), Washington State Bar Association Taxation Section
  • Member, State & Local Taxes Committee, American Bar Association Section of Taxation
  • Washington Representative, American Property Tax Counsel
  • Member, Institute for Professionals in Taxation
  • Member, Association of Washington Business Tax & Fiscal Policy Council
  • Member, King County Bar Association

Experience

Experience

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Speaking Engagements

  • Breakfast Presentation / Webinar
    Seattle, WA, 5.25.17
  • Speaking Engagement
    Seattle, WA, 3.23.17
  • Post-Election Debrief and McCleary Update
    Event
    Seattle, WA, 12.13.16
  • "Expert Witness Strategies for Success," Fall Real Estate Conference, Seattle Chapter of the Appraisal Institute
    Speaking Engagement
    Seattle, WA, 10.18.16
  • "I-732: A Revenue-Neutral Carbon Tax for Washington State?," WSBA Taxation Section State & Local Tax Committee Meeting/CLE
    CLE
    Seattle, WA, 9.22.16
  • 2016 Washington Tax Strategies Seminar
    Seminar
    Seattle, WA, 5.19.16
  • "Property Tax Appeals for Mobile Homes, Apartments, and Shopping Centers," Manufactured Housing Communities of Washington Owners' Meeting
    Speaking Engagement
    Seattle, WA, 1.27.16
  • "Tribal Tax Issues - A Rapidly Changing Landscape (served with a side of ethics)," WSBA Taxation Section Annual CLE
    Speaking Engagement
    Seattle, WA, 12.15.15
  • 2015 Washington Tax Strategies Seminar
    Seminar
    Seattle, WA, 6.3.15
  • 2014 Washington Tax Strategies Seminar
    Seminar
    Four Seasons Hotel, Seattle, WA, 5.22.14

Publications

Blog Posts

Admissions

  • Washington, 2012
  • Tulalip Tribes, 2015

Education

University of Washington School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 2013

University of Washington School of Law, J.D., 2012

University of Washington, B.A., Philosophy Honors, cum laude, 2009

  • Phi Beta Kappa
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