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Registration Fees

There are multiple ways to register for the 2018 USC Gould School of Law Tax Institute. Please review the registration options below and customize your registration your way.

Click here to register online.

For a printable Registration Form, click here. Complete and mail the Form, along with your payment, to the address provided.

Credit card payments can only be processed using the online registration system.

All registrations are final and non-refundable.

  • $1,295 Three-Day Registration ($1,365 after December 22, 2017)
    Includes three days of sessions, evening workshops, refreshment breaks, luncheons, evening receptions, and downloadable electronic Syllabi.
  • $985 Two-Day Registration ($1,035 after December 22, 2017)
    Includes two days of sessions, the evening workshops for selected days, refreshment breaks, luncheons, evening receptions on selected days, and downloadable electronic Syllabi for selected days.
  • $580 One-Day Registration ($630 after December 22, 2017)
    One-day registration includes one day of sessions and evening workshops on selected day . Registration also includes refreshment breaks, luncheon, receptions on selected evenings, and downloadable electronic Syllabus for selected day.
  • $350 Tuesday Afternoon 'Half-Day' Registration ($380 after December 22, 2017)
    Includes one half-day of sessions, the Tuesday evening workshops, refreshment breaks, luncheon, evening reception, and downloadable electronic Syllabus.
  • $180 Full-Time Law Student Registration (per day).
    You must be a full-time law student at an accredited law school to qualify for this rate.
  • $120 Evening Workshop Registration (per day) ($150 after December 22, 2017)
    Includes one workshop on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday evening and the outline for selected workshop. Evening workshop attendance is included in the purchase of any daytime registration.

* Government employees receive a 15% discount on the purchase of any one, two or three day registration purchase.


You can purchase audio recordings of the Institute for $99 per day with your paid registration. The audio recordings include (in each case, for the day(s) purchased): all daytime sessions (including the luncheon keynote presentations) and the evening sessions entitled “What is the Heartland of Attorney-Client Privilege?” (Monday), “Why are Lawyers so Unhappy?” (Tuesday), “Partnership and Real Estate Hot Topics” (Tuesday) and “Hot Topics in Estate and Gift Tax Planning” (Wednesday). Any other sessions not listed in the previous sentence are not included. You may receive self-study CLE credit for sessions you did not attend in person. Please see the Frequently Asked Questions page for additional information. If you have already purchased your registration and would like to purchase the audio recording, email us at

Can't attend? Purchase the Syllabus and Audio Download

If you cannot attend the Institute in person, you can purchase the syllabus and audio recordings for $199 per day. Up to 24 hours of self-study CLE MCLE credit is available. Please see the Frequently Asked Questions page for additional information. To purchase, click here.

Syllabus Purchase (non attendee)

If you are unable to attend the Institute, syllabus materials are available for purchase after the Institute. The print version costs $135 for each Institute day, and the electronic download version costs $50 for each Institute day. You may purchase all three days of the syllabus in print for $360 or in electronic download form for $135. All syllabi purchases will be fulfilled after the Institute. Click here to purchase a syllabus.

Student Registration

Full-time law students are eligible for ticket discounts. Click here to download a Registration Form or to register online, click here. Proof of enrollment is required.

Fee Includes

Ticket holders gain admittance to the Institute, including the continental breakfast, keynote speaker luncheon, networking refreshment breaks, and early evening reception, all as determined by the registration type chosen. Ticket holders are entitled to a downloadable electronic copy of the Institute Syllabus (an up-to-date volume of outlines, articles, essays, briefs and other practical materials prepared by our speakers) available prior to the Institute.  If you are attending the Institute and wish to purchase a print copy of the syllabus, click here.

Badge Pick-Up

Badges will be held at Will Call. No badges will be mailed.

Transferability of Badges

Badges are transferable within a firm or company, allowing members to attend sessions relating to their special interest. Only one person per badge may attend at any session. If a registration is transferable, only the firm or company name will appear on the badge.


All registrations and purchases are final and non-refundable.


If you plan to stay at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in their newly renovated guest rooms, you will need to make your own reservations by calling (800) 245-8673 or visit the Hotel website by clicking here. A limited number of rooms are available for Institute attendees of $189 for single or double occupancy. All reservations must be made by January 12, 2018, to take advantage of this special rate. When calling to make your reservations, make sure you mention the USC Gould School of Law. The Millennium Biltmore is a non-smoking hotel.

If you have any questions about parking or accommodations, please contact the USC Gould Continuing Legal Education office at (213) 821-3580, or by email at

Special Requirements

Please contact the USC Gould Continuing Legal Education office at (213) 821-3580 for assistance with any dietary or access needs.

Please visit the USC Gould School of Law Tax Institute FAQ page for answers to additional questions.