Carole Iles represents corporations and individuals in state and local tax controversies, including litigation before the Missouri Administrative Hearing Commission and the Missouri Supreme Court.
Ms. Iles served as general counsel for the Missouri Department of Revenue from 1998-2002. Her legal department handled a high volume caseload that included tax litigation; driver license litigation; bankruptcy collections; and personnel and contracts matters. She provided advice on tax issues to officials throughout Missouri state government and headed a team that initiated a complete revision of the Missouri sales and use tax regulations.
From 1987-1993, Ms. Iles was assistant attorney general for the State of Missouri. She represented state agencies, including the Missouri Department of Revenue and the Missouri Department of Mental Health, in civil litigation in state and federal courts and before administrative tribunals.
Ms. Iles was an associate for five years with the firm in the mid-1990s. She also served as law clerk for the Hon. Charles B. Blackmar, Supreme Court of Missouri.
Bar and Court Admissions
University of Missouri-Columbia, J.D., cum laude, 1986
The George Washington University, B.A., 1979
- Missouri Bar – Taxation Law Committee (Chair, 1996-1998)
Civic Involvement and Honors
- David J. Dixon Appellate Advocacy Award - Missouri Bar Foundation