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REECE B. MORREL, JR., is the Founder of Lady Luck Publications, and the Author of The Lady Luck Gambling Diary:  Slot Machine Edition.

While attending a tax seminar in Washington, DC, Tax Court Judge Elizabeth Crewson Paris was a guest speaker.  She is also from Tulsa, Oklahoma, and alumnae of the University of Tulsa College of Law. 

Reece Jr. at the US Tax Court in Washington, DC

Reece Sr. and Reece Jr. standing at the entrance to the US Tax Court Building in Washington, DC

She was kind enough to give us a behind-the-scenes private tour of the US Tax Court including the main court room where Oral arguments are presented to the Tax Court Judges.

Reece Jr. at the Podium

Reece Sr. & Reece Jr. standing at the Podium where Oral Arguments are presented to the US Tax Court

It was the highlight of the trip, an unforgettable experience, and a very thoughtful gesture on her part.