» Frank J. Doti
Professor, William P. Foley II Chair in Corporate Law and Taxation

Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Frank J. Doti
Office Location:
Kennedy Hall 429
(714) 628-2511
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign, Bachelor of Science
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Juris Doctor in Law
Professor Frank Doti is the William P. Foley II Chair in Corporate Law and Taxation. He has over 40 years of tax law experience, first as an associate attorney with McDermott, Will & Emery, a major international tax law firm. Next he was Vice President and Director of Taxes for the multinational Leo Burnett advertising agency. He has taught tax law since 1982 and developed the first U.S. Tax Court clinical education program in California. Professor Doti founded Chapman's Juris Doctor Tax Law Emphasis program. He has published numerous articles in the tax law field and is a member of the ABA Committee on Teaching Taxation. His CD set for law students on federal income tax law is part of Westlaw's Distinguished Professor Series. The California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization has certified Professor Doti as a tax law specialist. He received a B.S. in Accountancy and a CPA certificate from the University of Illinois in 1966, and a Juris Doctor cum laude from Chicago-Kent in 1969. Professor Doti also teaches contract law and is the author of the third edition of Contract Law Flowcharts and Cases published in 2012 by Thomson-West. He is the first recipient of the Professor Katherine Darmer Award for Teaching Excellence by vote of the Fowler School of Law entire student body in 2012.

Courses Taught: Contracts, Estate and Gift Taxation and Federal Income Tax.

List of Scholarly Publications

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
Will Proposition 30 Ever Be Challenged?, Orange County Lawyer, March 2015
Federal Income Tax Law Sum & Substance CD & Outline Outstanding Professor Series, West Academic, June 2014
Contracts Law Flowcharts and Cases, Thomson Rueters, 3rd Edition, 2012
Federal Estate and Gift Tax Law CD Series 2011