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    Summary

    The Office of Chief Counsel, IRS, the largest tax law firm in the country, is looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our team and gain valuable experience in a legal environment. Our mission is to serve America's taxpayers fairly and with integrity by providing correct and impartial interpretation of the internal revenue laws and the highest quality legal advice and representation for the IRS. It is a great place to work with an excellent benefits package and family-friendly atmosphere.

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    Responsibilities

    The Office of Division Counsel Large Business and International (LB&I) provides legal services to the LB&I Division of the IRS. Our taxpayers are corporations, subchapter S corporations, and partnerships with substantial assets. We handle complicated issues of Federal tax law and accounting principles in the context of an expanding global environment. The Paralegal Specialist is responsible for performing a combination of legal assistance tasks in support of the legal activities of the Large Business & International strategic litigation function.

    The following are a few of the duties of this position at the GS-11 level. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position. As a Paralegal Specialist, you will:

    • Review, evaluate, and analyze files; assist in reviewing discovery responses and trial records.
    • Assist in preparation of legal memoranda, trial memoranda, and briefs.
    • Assist in managing trial team, including monitoring deadlines and work assignments.
    • Inventory all files and identifies documents for future reference; assist in paper and electronic document storage and control.
    • Assist trial teams with the use of electronic litigation support program files and databases; perform searches and queries on databases.
    • Assist in identifying, locating, and hiring expert witnesses.

    Please note these duties are not all-inclusive.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be several days or weeks in duration.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

  • Job family (Series)

    0950 Paralegal Specialist

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/551462000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.