This is a Compliance Attorney position at the Nebraska Department of Revenue (DOR).
As a DOR attorney you will find the right work life work balance you have been looking for while working with teammates who are dedicated and focused on DOR's mission to serve the public by administering the state revenue laws with integrity, efficiency, and consistency; gain in-depth knowledge of Nebraska tax laws and the inner-workings of tax administration from a perspective few citizens see; litigate contested tax cases; gain valuable experience with complex business transactions, while increasing your professional standing and reputation in the legal profession; receive paid Nebraska State Bar Association mandatory membership and approved continuing legal education credit hours.
The Attorney III starting rate is $67,003 annually with a 5% increase after successful completion of the six month probationary period. This position may be understaffed at the lower Attorney levels (II or I) in the event the candidate does not fully meet the Attorney III qualifications.
The Attorney II starting salary is $53,928 with a 5% increase after successful completion of the six month probationary period.
The Attorney I starting salary is $46,661 with a 5% increase after successful completion of the six month probationary period. A candidate hired as an Attorney I or II must demonstrate the ability to advance to the Attorney III level. You must attach a resume' and transcripts to your application.
Under administrative direction, provides professional legal services for an agency involving a complex body of law in the research, administration, and enforcement of the agency's statutory authority and obligations.
1. Review, evaluate, negotiate, and litigate contested tax cases through DOR's formal hearing process.
2. Assist the Nebraska Attorney General's office in certain matters involving DOR.
3. Conduct complex and varied research in all areas of taxation and related subject matters.
4. Research and draft legal documents.
5. Provide legal opinions, advice, and recommendations to DOR staff.
6. Perform related work as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS: Minimum Qualifications for an Attorney III: Three years of experience as an attorney practicing law and providing legal services such as preparing and trying cases, advising clients, and/or interpreting laws or administrative policies.
Minimum Qualifications for an Attorney II: One year of experience as an attorney practicing law and providing legal services such as preparing cases, advising clients, and/or interpreting laws or administrative policies.
Minimum Qualifications for an Attorney I: Graduation from an accredited school of law and admission to the Nebraska Bar. Prefer: Recent experience in litigation and knowledge of the discovery rules; corporate and individual income tax; state and local tax; bankruptcy litigation; criminal litigation; audit and financial record review and/or experience in Federal and/or State tax research; probate and collection law; administrative law practices; high academic performance; course work with an emphasis in taxation, accounting or auditing.
OTHER: In accordance with Section 7-101, Nebraska Revised, Reissued Statutes of l943, incumbents in this class must be admitted to the Nebraska Bar. Applicants who are eligible to be admitted to the Nebraska Bar will be considered, however, you must be a member of the Nebraska Bar prior to employment.
You MUST attach a resume' and transcripts to your application.