Christopher Rizek Walks Through OPR Investigative Process at ABA 2017 Joint Fall CLE Meeting
A Primer on the IRS Disciplinary Process. (Ethics) Practice before the IRS comes with rules, and the Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) has oversight over those rules. OPR enforcement can whether in the form of voluntary self-correction, reprimand or censure, or even suspension from practice or disbarment. This expert panel will walk you through the OPR investigative process, from informal pre-proceedings through formal hearing and appeal.
Moderator: Shamik Trivedi, Grant Thornton LLP, Washington, DC
Panelists: Stephen Whitlock, Director, IRS Office of Professional Responsibility, Washington, DC; Karen L. Hawkins, Attorney At Law, Yachats, OR; Christopher S. Rizek, Caplin & Drysdale, Washington, DC