Lisa Milot

Associate Professor of Law

B.A., New College
M.A., New York University
J.D., University of Virginia


Courses

Property
Trusts & Estates I
Federal Estate and Gift Tax
Estate Planning
Regulation of the Human Body


Biographical Information

Specializing in federal transfer taxation, estate planning and property law, Lisa Milot joined the Georgia Law faculty in 2007.

She came to Georgia Law with a considerable amount of law firm experience. For five years prior to joining the faculty, she practiced with the tax law firm Ivins, Phillips & Barker in Washington, D.C., where she was a special partner in the tax and estate planning group. Prior to that, she was an associate in the business group at the firm Cooley LLP in Reston, Va.

Her research focuses on regulations concerning our most personal relationships: our bodies, our families and our possessions. Her scholarship includes "What Are We - Laborers, Factories, or Spare Parts? The Tax Treatment of Transfers of Human Body Materials" in the Washington and Lee Law Review; "Accounting for Time: A Relative-Interest Approach to the Division of Equity in Hybrid-Property Homes Upon Divorce" in the Kentucky Law Journal and "Illuminating Innumeracy" in the Case Western Reserve Law Review.

Milot earned her bachelor's degree from New College of Florida and her master's degree in social anthropology from New York University. In 2001, she earned her J.D. from the University of Virginia, where she served as articles editor of the Virginia Law Review and was inducted into the Order of the Coif.


Publications & Activities

ARTICLES

Illuminating Innumeracy, 63 Case W. Res. L. Rev. 769 (2013).

Accounting for Time: A Relative-Interest Approach to the Division of Equity in Hybrid-Property Homes Upon Divorce, 100 Ky. L. J. 585 (2012).

What Are We--Laborers, Factories, or Spare Parts? The Tax Treatment of Transfers of Human Body Materials, 67 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1053 (2010).

The Case Against Tax Incentives for Organ Transfers, 45 Willamette L. Rev. 67 (2008).

Restitching the American Marital Quilt: Untangling Marriage from the Nuclear Family, 87 Va. L. Rev. 701 (2001).

Lisa Milot

Contact Information

University of Georgia
School of Law
326 Rusk Hall
Athens, GA 30602

Phone: (706) 542-5239
Fax: (706) 542-5556
Email: lmilot@uga.edu


Administrative Support

Shawn Lanphere
Phone: (706) 542-9357
Email: shawlan@uga.edu


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