Timothy M. Todd, Ph.D., J.D.

Liberty University School of Law
Associate Dean for Faculty Development & Scholarship | Professor of Law
Affiliated Chapter

Timothy M. Todd, Ph.D., J.D., currently serves on the board of directors for the Financial Planning Association® (FPA®), the leading membership organization for CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals and those engaged in the financial planning process.

Todd serves as Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Faculty Development & Scholarship at Liberty University School of Law in Lynchburg, Virginia. At Liberty, Todd teaches and writes on subjects such as financial planning, taxation of individuals, taxation of partnerships, estate and gift taxation, wills and trusts, and other transactional and planning areas.

Todd graduated ranked first in his law school class and served as managing editor of the law review. After law school, he clerked for the Honorable Eric G. Bruggink of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Washington, DC. Todd also serves as Vice-Chair of the Virginia Bar Association Taxation Section and is a former chair of the ABA Section of Taxation’s Individual and Family Taxation Committee. He is a regular Forbes contributor, writing about taxes, tax planning, tax cases, and related areas.

He earned his Ph.D. in Personal Financial Planning from Kansas State University and a Master of Science in Applied Economics (with a concentration in Financial Economics) from Johns Hopkins University.