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Tuesday, January 24, 2006

DOJ Tax Division Looking to Hire Tax Litigators in Dallas

Doj_1 The Department of Justice, Tax Division, is currently hiring lawyers with at least one year of experience to serve as trial attorneys in the civil trial section in Dallas, Texas:

The Tax Division represents the interests of the United States in a broad spectrum of litigation in federal and state courts across the country. Trial attorneys with the Tax Division have a unique opportunity to handle some of the most complex and important civil cases in the courts today. The cases include suits involving the legality of complex tax shelters, suits to enjoin the activities of promoters of tax scams and other fraudulent activity, and a wide variety of other affirmative and defensive litigation related to the collection of taxes and the uniform administration of the nations’s tax laws. Tax Division attorneys at all levels are given significantly more responsibility for the conduct of these cases than they would normally receive in either the public or the private sector. The trial attorneys work in a collegial professional environment with the support of experienced litigators and a robust training program. Any litigator seeking the challenge and honor of representing the United States in this vital mission should seize this opportunity to join the best law firm in the country, the Department of Justice.

The salary range is:

  • GS-12 ($64,434 - $83,760)
  • GS-13 ($76,622 - $99,604)
  • GS-14 ($90,543 - $117,705)
  • GS-15 ($106,505 - $138,454)

Interested applicants should send a resume, law school transcript, a list of three professional references, and a writing sample by February 17, 2006 to U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division Civil Trial Section-Southwestern 717 N. Harwood Street, Suite 400 Dallas, TX 75201 Attn: Raymond Pike. For further information, see here.

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