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Stephanie J. Willbanks

Vice Dean for Administration and Student Affairs and Professor of Law

JD, University of Minnesota, 1978;
BA, University of Minnesota, 1972

Phone: 802-831-1277
Email: swillbanks@vermontlaw.edu

Publications

Book and Chapters

  • Federal Taxation of Wealth Transfers: Cases and Problems (3rd edition, Wolters Kluwer Publishers 2012)
  • Teacher's Manual: Federal Taxation of Wealth Transfers (3rd edition, Wolters Kluwer Publishers 2012)
  • Federal Estate and Gift Taxation: Quick Review (Thomson West Publishing Co. 2010)
  • Chapter 15: Wealth Transfer Taxation: Tax Planning, in Jesse Dukeminier, Robert Sitkoff, and
    James Lindgren, Wills, Trusts, and Estates (8th edition, Aspen Publishers 2009)
  • Teacher's Manual: Chapter 15: Wealth Transfer Taxation: Tax Planning for Jesse Dukeminier,
    Robert Sitkoff, and James Lindgren, Wills, Trusts, and Estates(8th edition,
    Aspen Publishers 2010)
  • Federal Taxation of Wealth Transfers: Cases and Problems (2nd edition, Aspen Publishers 2008).
  • Teacher's Manual: Federal Taxation of Wealth Transfers (2nd edition, Aspen Publishers 2008).
  • Federal Taxation of Wealth Transfers: Cases and Problems (Aspen Publishers 2004).
  • Teacher's Manual: Federal Taxation of Wealth Transfers (Aspen Publishers 2004).
  • Federal Estate and Gift Taxation: An Analysis and Critique (3d ed., Thomson West Publishing Co. 2004).
  • "Wealth Transfer Taxation: Tax Planning," in Jesse Dukeminier, Stanley M. Johanson, James Lindgren, & Robert Sitkoff, Wills,Trusts, and Estates (8th ed., Aspen Publishers 2005).
  • "Teacher's Manual: Wealth Transfer Taxation: Tax Planning," for Jesse Dukeminier, et al., Wills, Trusts, and Estates (8th ed., Aspen Publishers 2005).
  • Federal Estate and Gift Taxation: An Analysis and Critique (2d ed., Thomson West Publishing Co. 1995)
  • Federal estate and Gift Taxation: An Analysis and Critique (Thomson West Publishing Co. 1991)

Articles

  • Taxing Once, Taxing Twice, Taxing Joint Tenants (Again) at Death Isn't Nice, 9 Pitt. Tax Rev. 1(2011)
  • Law as a Crossword Puzzle, reprinted in Techniques for Teaching Law 2, edited by Gerald F. Hess, Steven I. Friedland, Michael Hunger Schwarts, and Sophie Sparrow, Carolina Academic Press (2011)
  • Changes to Vermont’s Probate Law: Increasing the Surviving Spouse’s Share and Other Measures,35 Vt. Bar Ass. J. 26 (2009) (with Jonathan D. Secrest)
  • Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow, But Does It Have to be So Complicated? Transmission of Property at Death in Vermont, 29 Vt. L. Rev. 895 (2005).
  • With Dierdre-Erin Alton, Taxation of Promises to Pay and Evidence of Indebtedness Given in Return for Personal Services, 17 N.H. Trial B. News 9 (1995).
  • A Page of Logic is Worth a Volume of History: The Treatment of Retained Interests Under the Federal Estate and Gift Tax Statute, 8 Va. Tax Rev. 639 (1989).
  • Simplifying the Internal Revenue Code Through Reallocation of Decisionmaking Responsibility, 6 Amer. J. Tax Pol'y 257 (1987).
  • Interest Free Loans Are No Longer Free: Tax Consequences of Business Loans, 47 Mont. L. Rev. 335 (1986).
  • Interest Free Loans Are No Longer Free: Tax Consequences of Gift Loans, 47 Mont. L. Rev. 39 (1986).
  • Qualified Conservation Contributions: Analysis of Proposed Regulations, 3 Va. Tax Rev. 323 (1984).
  • Does It Pay to Kill Your Mother? The Effect of a Criminal Acquittal in a Subsequent Civil Proceeding to Disqualify the Slayer, 16 Conn. L. Rev. 29 (1983).

Other

  • The Future of the Federal Estate Tax, Rutland Herald, Feb. 15, 2001.
  • Puzzle Your Students, 9 Law Tchr. 1 (2001).
  • Editor, Important Developments During the Year: Individual Income Tax, 58 Tax Law. 1135 (2005).
  • Editor, Important Developments During the Year: Domestic Relations, 57 Tax Law. 1031 (2004).
  • Editor, Important Developments During the Year: Domestic Relations, 53 Tax Law. 1045 (2004).