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Barry Kozak

Barry Kozak

Director, Elder Law Programs
The John Marshall Law School
315 S. Plymouth Court
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: 312.427.2737 ext. 524

BS in Applied Statistics, the University at Albany
JD, The John Marshall Law School
LLM in Employee Benefits, The John Marshall Law School
MPP in Public Finance, Harris School of Public Policy Studies at the University of Chicago
Enrolled Actuary, US Joint Board for the Enrollment of Actuaries
Chartered Financial Consultant, American College


Adjunct Member of the Faculty, teaching: Elder Law: Financial Planning; Elder Law: Preserving Independence and Dignity of the Elderly; Elder Law: Introduction; Federal Income Tax; Taxation of Corporations, Shareholders, and Corporate Transactions; and Survey of Retirement Plans

Recipient of the 2012 Distinguished Service Award, presented by the Alumni Association of The John Marshall Law School

Full Curriculum Vitae


The Ethical Dilemma of an Elder Law Attorney: Protecting the Elderly Client by Detecting Undue Influence, Penn State Law Review (forthcoming 2012)

White Paper: How Congress Can Amend the Code to Make Target Benefit Plans More Attractive to Employers, New York University Review of Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation (2011)

Domestic Partnership and Same-Sex Spouse Issues With Employer Provided Health Benefits: The Intersection of Federal Income Tax Principles With Individual State Income Tax Regimes, New York University Review of Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation (2010)

Employee Benefits Plans, Carolina Academic Press (1st ed. 2010)

Employee Benefit Plans and Issues for Small Employers, BNA Tax Management, Compensation Planning Portfolio 353-4th (2010)

Retirement Plans for Small Employers, AICPA (3rd ed. 2010)

457 Answer Book (contributing author), Wolters Kluwer, Aspen Publishers (6th ed. 2009)

Important Developments in Employee Benefits Law (ed.), The American Bar Association Section of Taxation, Employee Benefits Committee (2008; 2009)