Job Details

LITC Director and QTE

Company name

Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Non-practicing Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 21,2018

Posted on

Jan 13,2018

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Milwaukee, WI
Practice Area
Tax >> Tax - General
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LITC Director and QTE Duties: Screen potential clients for eligibility in the LITC program; Determine level of services to be provided to clients, including but not limited to consultation that does not result in representation and also representation in controversies with the IRS and state or local tax authorities (when the clinic is representing the taxpayer in a related federal tax matter). The representation may take place at any stage, including, but not limited to account adjustments, exam, collection, appeals or litigation. Manage the clinic caseload; Assure compliance with the requirements of grants; participate in administration of grants, including reports, and prepare applications for further grants; Support taxpayer education, including offering presentations and workshops for ESL taxpayers about their taxpayer rights and responsibilities; Organize and participate in training of volunteers and pro bono attorneys; Develop and maintain relationships with other community-based organizations that assist low income and ESL individuals. Review the clinic’s outreach plan to insure that it effectively publicizes the clinic and its services to low income taxpayers and ESL taxpayers.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Admission to a state bar association; Authorized to practice before the IRS; Admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court; Prior experience working in the field of tax law and with tax controversies. Ability to read, write and speak Spanish is preferred.

Additional info

Send a cover letter, resume, 3 professional references and a writing sample.

Company info

Karen Dardy
Chief Staff Attorney
Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee
728 N. James Lovell St.
3rd Floor North
Milwaukee, WI 53202-4231