Advertised Salary Range: $59,581 - $89,371 commensurate with experience
Advertised Job Summary:
Under the supervision of the Faculty Director of the Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC), the Taxpayer Staff Attorney handles legal representation, including administrative disputes with the IRS, litigation in Tax Court and Federal courts, and other taxpayer education and advocacy for LITC client cases and other clinic legal matters by providing legal services to LITC clients, while collaborating with clinic faculty, paralegals, staff and students. The LITC Staff Attorney will also supervise the law school Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (in coordination with the law school Pro Bono director) and engage in other outreach and client development efforts, as well as taxpayer education for underserved communities.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Juris Doctorate degree and 2 years related legal experience. Must be a member in good standing of the bar of any U.S. jurisdiction, and must be admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court or eligible for such admission.
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