Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Degree Requirements for the Dedman LLM Tax Program

Attorney William “Bill” Minick serves as the president of PartnerSource in Dallas, TX. Knowledgeable on alternative workers’ compensation systems, Bill Minick applies his skill to help organizations across the country implement workers’ compensation options. Attorney Minick is a graduate of the Southern Methodist University (SMU) Dedman School of Law Tax LLM program

An institution of higher education founded by the United Methodist Church, SMU has over 11,000 enrolled students. SMU is located in Dallas and offers a wide range of degree programs, including law degrees through the university’s Dedman School of Law. In addition to juris doctor and joint degrees, Dedman administers graduate degrees in areas such as taxation. 

Students must pass specific degree requirements to obtain a master of laws in taxation through Dedman. Requirements include a minimum of two terms of residency for full-time students and three terms for part-time students, as well as the completion of 24 credit hours in coursework, research, and seminars. Finally, students must maintain a C average for all courses to obtain credit for them.

Friday, August 12, 2016

What is Kid’s Chance?

An attorney and expert in workers’ compensation systems that has presented at many national gatherings, including meetings of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, William “Bill” Minick holds a Masters in Law Degree from the SMU Dedman School of Law. Currently the president at PartnerSource in Dallas, TX, Bill Minick is also very involved in many community charities, including Kids' Chance.

A charitable non-profit organization, Kids' Chance works to provide funding and programs supporting educational opportunities for children whose parents are injured or killed in accidents at work. With a presence in all fifty states, the ultimate goal of Kids' Chance is to provide more funds for more needy children.

With thousands of fatalities a year of workers under the age of 55, many children are seriously affected by workplace incidents. Kids' Chance’s efforts include supporting local Kids' Chance organizations around the country, fundraising for scholarships, increasing awareness, advocacy, and providing related training and educational programs. For additional information, visit