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Mackenzie Canter III

Mackenzie Canter III

Washington, District of Columbia
(202) 331-9841

Noland MacKenzie Canter, III - born Richmond, Virginia, December 27, 1949; admitted to bar 1976, Virginia; 1977, District of Columbia; 1984, Maryland; 1994, Missouri; U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Tax Court, U.S. Claims Court, U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, U.S. Court of Appeals - Fourth, Federal and District of Columbia Circuits. Education: Randolph-Macon College (A.B. 1971); Yale University, (M.Div. 1973); George Washington University (M.A. 1981); graduate study in theology and philosophy at Oxford University (U.K.); University of Virginia (J.D. 1976). Omicron Delta Kappa, Who's Who in American Law. Member: The District of Columbia Bar, Virginia State Bar, Maryland State Bar, Missouri State Bar, American Bar Association (Section of Taxation). Professional Education Lecturer for state associations of certified public accountants. Practice Areas: Tax Exempt Organizations, Federal Tax Law, Planned giving, charitable Contributions. Trademark Law, Copyright Law.

Areas of Practice

  • Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Federal Tax Law
  • Planned Giving Charitable Contributions
  • Trademark Law
  • Copyright Law

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia, 1977
  • Maryland, 1984
  • Virginia, 1976
  • Missouri, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Tax Court


  • University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • J.D. - 1976
  • George Washington University
    • M.A. - 1981
  • Yale University
    • M.Div. - 1973
  • Randolph-Macon College
    • A.B. - 1971

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The District of Columbia Bar, Member
  • Virginia State Bar, Member
  • Maryland State Bar, Member
  • Missouri State Bar, Member
  • American Bar Association, Taxation Section, Member


  • Omicron Delta Kappa

Copilevitz & Canter, LLC is nationally recognized by the nonprofit and fundraising communities for its work regarding federal, state, and local regulation of charitable solicitation, whether carried out by charitable organizations or the professional firms they retain.

Contact Us

Washington, D.C. office
1900 L Street, NW, Suite 215 : Washington, DC 20036
Tel: 202-861-0740 : Fax: 202-331-9841
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Kansas City office
310 West 20th, Suite 300 : Kansas City, MO 64108
Tel: 816-472-9000 : Fax: 816-472-5000
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