Jackson Walker partners Willie Hornberger and James Prappas will speak at the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountant’s Continuing Professional Education by the Sea Conference. The conference will be held in Galveston, Texas, from June 12-14, 2013.
Mr. Hornberger’s presentation, “International Taxation,” will provide audience members with information regarding the United States taxation of U.S. citizens, residents, and corporations, as well as the issues faced by foreign persons doing business or investing in the U.S.
Mr. Prappas’ presentation, “U.S. Immigration and International Taxation: Key Concepts and Differences,” will focus on types of U.S. Visas, exit tax, residence for immigration versus tax purposes, abandonment and ethical considerations for individuals living in the U.S., and more.
Mr. Hornberger practices in the Tax and International sections of Jackson Walker. His tax practice emphasizes transactional and international tax matters and tax controversy issues. He is also a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Hornberger received both his B.B.A. degree, with high honors, and his J.D. degree, with honors, from the University of Texas, and he received his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University. He is fluent in the Spanish language.
Mr. Prappas has over 25 years’ experience representing Fortune 500, middle market and emerging companies in U.S. immigration matters and transactions. He has extensive experience in nonimmigrant visas including the international transfer of key personnel and treaty trader/treaty investors, employment based immigrant visas, family immigration, I-9 matters, naturalization and derivative citizenship. Prior to joining Jackson Walker, Mr. Prappas’ career included over 10 years in private practice where he represented domestic and international businesses concerning business, corporate and immigration law. Mr. Prappas received his A.B., with honors, from Davidson College and his J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center.