Frederick Royal - Professor of Law


B.A., University of Massachusetts
J.D., Cornell Law School
LL.M., Boston School of Law


Professor Royal, whose advanced degree is in taxation, served as clerk to United States Tax Court Judge William M. Drennan for two years. Before joining the faculty in 1978, he specialized in the practice of tax law. He has published in the areas of tax procedure and corporate taxation. He is a frequent speaker in the Springfield area discussing various tax-related issues. He also presents talks as part of programs sponsored by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. Prof. Royal is the Director of the School of Law's LL.M. program in Elder Law and Estate Planning.

Scholarly Works


Courses Taught

Corporate Tax
Estate & Gift Tax
Estate Planning
Federal Income Tax Simulation
Income Tax I
Income Tax II
Taxation of Business Entities