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Practice Support Specialist Tax

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Aug 17,2019

Valid Through

Nov 30,2019

Posted on

Aug 13,2019

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required


Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Tax
Tax >> Tax - General
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Practice Support Specialist (Tax)
Responsibilities: Know how to research and look up the various courts' local rules regarding filing deadlines, and pull filings from a Court's docket system. Conduct research on relevant laws, regulations, and legal articles. Draft correspondence and legal documents such as: discovery, pleading shells, proofs of service, and other relevant briefs. Prepare exhibits and supporting documentations for court filings. Cite check, Shepardize and proofread briefs. Generate Table of Content & Table of Authority. Understand Firm's formatting templates, styles and guidelines. Understand how to assist with and complete court filings (manual and ECF). Understand the process to serving discovery and other pleadings on opposing parties, while maintaining an organized filing system. General knowledge in eDiscovery, and particularly the use of Relativity to facilitate management of matter. Maintain docket/calendar deadlines and be able to remind team of important deadlines. Experience with trial preparation a plus. Experience with case management. Take initiative (i.e. trouble-shooting) in certain instances when there is insufficient and/or lack of instructions. Maintain professional interaction with clients, attorneys, and colleagues. Posses excellent written and oral skills. Work well under pressure with last minute deadlines. Have solid organizational and planning skills . Have good judgment and decision-making ability.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements : The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree. Must preferably be ABA accredited paralegal certificate. Should preferably have 3-5 years experience, tax / tax litigation background. Must have strong technology skills, and familiar with various legal database programs such as Relativity, Compulaw, Lexis and E-filing portals . Must have advanced skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, and Outlook.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Baker & McKenzie.
815 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20006


"Poor information security practices!!!!Jon Alumbaugh "

Former Employee - Reviewed on February 14, 2018

Fire Jon Alumbaugh, do you as a law Firm care about information security? Firm is nice otherwise. Culture is great and people are nice. Fire Jon Alumbaugh, do you as a law Firm care about information security?

Pros : Culture is great and people are nice. Fire Jon Alumbaugh, do you as a law Firm care about information security?
Cons : Jon Alumbaugh, manager of Global Information security. Do not do business with this Firm if he is still employed there. There were frequent information security breaches due to his incompetence.
Approve of the CEO[?] : Yes
Recommend this employer to a friend? : Yes
Business outlook for the next 6 months? : up
Current or former employee? : Former Employee
Last Year at Employer : 2018
Job type : Contract

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