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Photo of Lawrence A. Jegen III Lawrence A. Jegen III
Thomas F. Sheehan Professor of Tax Law and Policy

Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis
Lawrence W. Inlow Hall, Room 309
530 W. New York Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202-3225

Phone: (317) 274-4986
Fax: (317) 253-7262
E-Mail ID: profjegen Send to: @aol.com
A.B., 1956, Beloit College
J.D., 1959, M.B.A., 1960, University of Michigan
LL.M. (taxation), 1963, New York University

Courses: Income taxation of individuals, fiduciaries, beneficiaries, and business organizations; taxation of transferors, fiduciaries, and beneficiaries; taxation of corporations and shareholders; state and local tax; tax procedure; legal aspects of philanthropy

Lawrence A. Jegen, III joined the law school faculty in 1962. He is also: a member of the Faculty of Philanthropic Studies at the Indiana University, Center on Philanthropy; the External Tax Counsel to Indiana University; a representative of Indiana University to the National Association Of College And University Attorneys; and, a co-founder and co-director of Indiana University’s Annual Tax Institute For Colleges And Universities. In addition, Professor Jegen has taught bar review lectures for more than 35 years, he has been a visiting professor at other law schools, and has given lectures at over 400 professional institutes.

He has received: The Thomas Hart Benton Mural Medallion, which is the highest award granted by Indiana University, twice, once for service to the university and for the fulfillment of the university's ideals, and the second time, in recognition of honor and achievement and for acknowledgment of the esteem of Indiana University; the Presidents Circle Commemorative Medallion for exceptional support of Indiana University; Indiana University's President’s Distinguished Teaching Award; Indiana University’s Teaching Excellence Recognition Award; Indiana University's Most Outstanding Law Professor Award (the Black Cane Award), six times; Indiana University Law School Alumni’s Distinguished Service Award; four Special Indiana University Law School Alumni Awards; the Indiana University Trustees' Teaching Award, and, he was chosen as a Teacher of Significance in a general poll of all Indiana University undergraduate and graduate students.

He was, by appointment of the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, a member of the Commissioner's Advisory Committee, and he has received six Certificates of Recognition from the Internal Revenue Service for contributions to the education of Internal Revenue Service personnel. Further, due to his contributions to the enactment of ERISA, he attended, at the invitation of President Ford, the signing of ERISA in the Rose Garden at the White House.

By State of Indiana Governor appointments, he was: a Commissioner of the National Conference on Uniform State Laws for over ten years; the first chairman of the board of directors of the Baccalaureate Education System Trust of the State of Indiana; a member of the Indiana General Assembly Study Commission - Indiana General Corporation Act; and, a member, for over 32 years, of the Indiana Corporate Law Survey Commission. He has served as Special Counsel to: the Indiana Department of State Revenue; the Governor's Commission on Medical Education; and, many committees and departments of federal and state government. He has also received the following three honorary awards from the State of Indiana: Honorary Secretary Of State; Honorary State Treasurer; and, Honorary Deputy Attorney General. Further, he has received, from three different State of Indiana Governors, the Sagamore of the Wabash Award for humanity in living, wisdom and counsel, and inspiration and leadership.

Professor Jegen has received a Presidential Citation from the Indiana State Bar Association for exceptional contributions and leadership to the profession of law; the first Quality for Indiana Taxpayers, Inc.’s tax award for outstanding dedication to the improvement of tax administration in the State of Indiana; an international award from the Association of Continuing Legal Administrators for Excellence in Continuing Legal Education; and, the Dr. Morton-Finney, Jr. Excellence in Legal Education Award from the Indianapolis Bar Association. His biography regularly appears in such publications as: Indiana Live; Who's Who In America?; Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers?; Who's Who In The Midwest?; and, Who's Who In American Law?

He was a director and officer, for over 20 years, of the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum; a former chairman of the Taxation Section of the Indiana State Bar Association; and, he has served on various committees of the American Bar, Indiana State Bar, Indiana Trial Lawyers, Federal Bar, and Indianapolis Bar Associations.

Professor Jegen is the author of numerous articles, chapters of books, manuals, and other publications, drafter of many federal and state laws, and frequent speaker before national and state organizations both inside and outside of the United States. During 2002, he established and currently maintains Professor Jegen's Tax site, a website at www.iupui.edu/~taxsite.

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