Darryll K. Jones


Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Phone: 407-254-3202
Email: darryll.jones@famu.edu

Darryll JonesProfessor Darryll K. Jones joined Florida A&M University College of Law in July 2009 and serves as Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development. He is currently on leave of absence from Stetson University College of Law, where he is a tenured full professor teaching Federal Income Tax, Partnership Tax, and the Taxation of Exempt Organizations. He received his LLM (Tax) and JD degrees from the University of Florida. From 1993 to 2006 he taught at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law where he also served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs from 2003 until 2006. Dean Jones is the author of The Theory and Practice of Partnership Taxation 2nd Edition, published by Thomson-West and is lead co-author of The Taxation of Charities and Other Exempt Organizations, 2nd Edition, also published by Thomson-West.   His scholarship on federal taxation has appeared in the Florida Tax Review, the Virginia Tax Review, Brigham Young University Law Review, the University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business and several other publications. Dean Jones has been consulted by members of Congress, including the Senate Finance Committee, the House Ways and Means Committee, staff to the Joint Committee on Taxation, and the Internal Revenue Service on issues relating to individual income tax, partnership tax, and the tax laws of exempt organizations. He is the author of “K-Rations” a column on partnership taxation appearing monthly in Tax Notes magazine and co-editor of the Nonprofit Law Professors Blog. Prior to becoming a full time tax law scholar, Professor Jones served as General Counsel at Columbia College Chicago and Associate General Counsel at the University of Florida. He also served for five years in the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s Corp. 



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Courses taught by Dean Jones: Links:
  • Agency and Partnership
Nonprofit Law Prof Blog
Full Publications List
  • Corporate Tax
  • Tax Exempt Organizations


Publications by Dean Jones:


  • The Theory and Practice of Partnership Taxation (2nd Ed., Thomson-West 2007)

  • The Tax Law of Charities and Other Exempt Organizations: Cases, Materials, Questions and Activities (with Willis, Brennen, and Moran) (2nd Ed., Thomson-West, 2007).


  • The Taxation of Profit Interests and the Reverse Mancur Olson Phenomenon, 36 Capital University Law Review (2009).

  • Third Party Profit-Taking In Tax Exemption Jurisprudence, 2007 Brigham Young University Law Review 977 (Fall 2007).

  • Towards Equity and Efficiency In Partnership Allocations, 25 Virginia Tax Review 1047 (2006).

  • Special Allocations and Preferential Distributions in Joint Ventures Involving Taxable and Tax Exempt Entities, 31 Ohio Northern Law Review 13 (2005).

  • Semantics and Substance in Partnership Mergers, 104 Tax Notes 1523 (2004).

  • The Neglected Role of International Altruistic Investment in the Chinese Transition Economy, 36 George Washington International Law Review 71 (2003).

  • Some Hard Thinking and Harder Realities Regarding Joint Ventures, 36 Exempt Organizations Tax Review 177 (2002).

  • “First Bite” And The Private Benefit Doctrine: A Comment on Temporary and Proposed Regulation 53.4958-4T(a)(3), 62 Pittsburgh L. Review 715 (2001).


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