Tennille M. Francis

Pauline Elias Stavrou

Tennille M. Francis

Annapolis, Maryland
Tennille is a skilled tax professional with more than 15 years of diverse experience working for both a Big Four Accounting Firm and the federal government.  Tennille's area of practice is tax controversy.  Tennille has a B.S. in accounting from Bennett College (Greensboro, NC).  Tennille received her J.D. from the University of Maryland, Francis Carey School of Law and her LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Baltimore School of Law.  Tennille is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association.  Tennille is an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. where she spends times serving the Anne Arundel County community.  Tennille also spends time volunteering with the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, having volunteered at the same location for the last 16 years.  Tennille enjoys traveling.  Tennille is married with one son.

Areas of Practice

  • Tax Controversary - Practice and Procedure

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 2007


  • University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • J.D. - 2006
  • Bennett College, Greensboro, North Carolina
    • B.S. magna cum laude - 1999
    • Major: Accounting

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Maryland State Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Director
  • Internal Revenue Service, Senior Tax Law Specialist

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program

Ancillary Businesses

  • Tax Preparation


  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.