Paul Shuman is an attorney with Fuerst Ittleman David & Joseph, PL. He practices primarily in the areas of Tax and Tax Litigation. Mr. Shuman focuses on IRS penalty abatement requests, partnership tax issues, Mergers and Acquisitions taxation, choice of business entity planning, and other complex federal tax issues.
Mr. Shuman is originally from Amarillo, Texas. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Shuman lived for several years in Europe before returning to the United States and founding a business servicing large corporate yachts and shipyards.
After a successful business career, Mr. Shuman turned to the study of law and graduated cum laude and with Highest Pro-Bono Distinction from Georgia State University College of Law. As a student at Georgia State University College of Law, Mr. Shuman was voted the Moot Court “Best Oral Advocate” and spearheaded the Moot Court team that won both the regional 11th Circuit Bankruptcy Competition and the national Duberstein Bankruptcy Competition in the same year, a feat never before accomplished. Mr. Shuman also worked as a Graduate Research Assistant in the Georgia State University Tax Clinic.
After obtaining his juris doctor degree from Georgia State University, Mr. Shuman obtained his LL.M. (Masters of Law) degree in tax law upon completion of the Graduate Tax Program at the University of Florida Levin College of Law.
- University of Florida Levin College of Law
LL.M. (Master of Law) in Taxation, 2015
Book Award for highest grade in Civil Tax Procedure
- Georgia State University College of Law
Juris Doctor, cum laude, Highest Pro-Bono Distinction, 2014
Moot Court National Championship Team (Duberstein Bankruptcy Competition 2014)
Moot Court Regional Championship Team (11th Circuit Bankruptcy Competition 2014)
Moot Court “Best Oral Advocate”
Moot Court Executive Board
Student Trial Lawyers National Championship Finalist Team 2012
Atlanta Law School Fellowship
- University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Political Economy, cum laude, 1987