J.D./M.B.A., Georgia State University
B.S., Missouri State University
Clinical & Experiential Education
Emily Yaun served as the supervising attorney in the Philip C. Cook Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic before becoming an assistant clinical professor. Prior to joining the clinic full time in 2018, Emily had spent five semesters in the clinic as a joint J.D./M.B.A. student and graduate research assistant at the College of Law and J. Mack Robinson College of Business. Emily focuses her teaching and practice on federal tax law, particularly in regards to how the federal tax law interacts with the lives of low-income individuals. She also practiced in the area of bankruptcy prior to returning to the tax clinic. Apart from her work in the clinic, Emily is also a frequent presenter on tax topics at conferences nationally and routinely provides training to volunteers in the IRS’s VITA program, coordinated through United Way of Greater Atlanta. She is admitted to practice in Georgia, the Northern District of Georgia, and the United States Tax Court.