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Ljubomir Nacev

Ljubomir Nacev
Professor of Law

"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.
Live the life you've imagined."

~Henry David Thoreau


Professor Nacev is the tax specialist on the Chase faculty. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from The Johns Hopkins University, a JD from the John Marshall Law School, and a Master of Laws in Taxation from New York University School of Law.

Nacev has published articles, essays and treatise chapters relating to tax issues. He is a member of the Illinois and American Bar Associations. In addition, Nacev is a member of the American Tax Policy Institute and the National Tax Association.

His academic interests include issues in tax policy and law and society.


  • Office: NH564
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  • Phone: 859.572.6468
  • Fax: 859.572.5342


  • BA Humanistic Studies, Johns Hopkins University
  • JD, The John Marshall Law School
  • LLM Taxation, New York University School of Law

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Income Tax Concepts
  • IRS Chief Counsel Externship
  • Tax-Basic Tax Concepts
  • Tax-Business Organizations and Planning
  • Tax Litigation
  • Tax Policy Seminar
  • Tax Moot Court Competition


Annual Report, Important Developments - Low Income Taxpayers, Tax Law. Online Ed. (2006)

Funding Trusts and Estates - Property Distributions, 43d Sw. Ohio Tax Inst. Ch. F (2002)

The Income Distribution Deduction of Trusts and Estates, 42 Okla. L. Rev. 1 (1989) Hein Online  

The Elitism in Tax Policymaking, 16 N. Ky L. Rev. 311 (1989) Hein Online  

President Reagan as a Tax Reformer, 18 Tul. L. Rev. 649 (1983) Hein Online 

Speaking Engagements and Recognitions

2013 Faculty Award for Sustained Excellence in Outreach and Public Engagement, Northern Kentucky University