Job Opening: Associate Attorney - Tax & Estate

Associate Attorney - Tax & Estate

Duties:

The Associate Attorney at Knox Law in Erie, Pennsylvania will prepare correspondence and draft legal documents such as complex wills and trusts, affidavits, and research memorandum. The Associate Attorney will conduct legal research interpreting the Internal Revenue Code, IRS regulations and tax court cases. He or she will prepare for and attend hearings and/or other legal proceedings in federal and state courts. Additional responsibilities of the Associate Attorney will include: provide legal counsel with the help of partners and senior associate attorneys; analyze conflicts in legal matters; and, advise clients on solutions and negotiate on behalf of clients. He or she will communicate daily with partners, senior associates, paralegals, and clients to ensure cases are handled efficiently. The Associate Attorney will manage and maintain an active personal caseload of both individual and corporate clients. The position is based in Erie, Pennsylvania, but may require travel to other Knox locations in Pennsylvania, as needed, up to 5% of the time.

Requirements:

At a minimum, the position requires a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) Degree from an accredited U.S. based law school with 3.3 cumulative GPA or higher for J.D. program and completion of at least one law school course in estates and trusts and federal tax law; eligibility for attorney licensure in Pennsylvania and then successfully passing the Pennsylvania State Bar examination; and/or current admission to practice law in the State of Pennsylvania. Must be willing and able to learn and perform legal work involving complex tax and estate issues; to interact with clients and co-workers through written and verbal communications; and to appear before courts and federal/state agencies.

Salary:

Full time. $70,000/year (Base Salary)

Contact:

Tara Mobley, Chief Executive Officer at tmobley@kmgslaw.com.

This notice is being provided because an application for permanent alien labor certification has been filed for an Associate Attorney- Tax & Estate. Any person may provide documentary evidence bearing on the application to the Certifying Officer of the Department of Labor, pursuant to 20 C.F.R. § 656.10(d). The address for the appropriate Certifying Officer is:

U.S. Department of Labor
Employment and Training Administration
Office of Foreign Labor Certification
200 Constitution Avenue NW, Room N– 5311
Washington, DC 20210