Paul L. Caron

Thursday, July 26, 2012

ABA Tax Section Seeks to Hire Pro Bono Staff Counsel

ABA Tax Section Logo (2012)The ABA Tax Section is seeking to fill the position of Pro Bono Staff Counsel:

Hiring range: $68,900- $76,900

Manages and oversees pro bono projects of the Section of Taxation which includes Adopt-a-Base Military VITA (Volunteer Income Taxpayer Assistance), Calendar Call program with the U.S. Tax Court and other outreach programs to low income taxpayers. Also acts as staff liaison to Committee on Low Income Taxpayers and Pro Bono. Includes legal writing, research, public policy development and public speaking.

Education:  Doctoral Degree (JD, PhD)

Experience:  JD and admission to the bar in at least one jurisdiction. At least 4 years working in relevant specialized area of law. High level of skills at legal writing and research, oral and written communications, and organizational skill. Substantial experience in policy analysis.

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$68,900 for an attorney with 4 years' experience to work at the ABA? Wait, the Anon troll says that everyone makes $115k right out of law school! This makes no sense whatsoever!

Posted by: Hmmm | Jul 26, 2012 7:11:08 AM

This salary is appalling, and it shows ABA's priority with tax pro bono.

Posted by: Reality Check | Jul 26, 2012 11:49:02 AM