WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW seeks applications for the position of Supervising Attorney for its Low Income Taxpayer Clinic, one of eighteen law clinic and externship courses offered by the Law School (see https://law.wustl.edu/academics/clinical-education-program/lowincome-taxpayer-clinic/).
The Low Income Taxpayer Clinic, through its second- and third-year law students, provides free legal assistance to low income taxpayers on income tax disputes with the Internal Revenue Service. The Supervising Attorney is expected to assist the clinic’s director in supervising and monitoring the work of the students, handle matters relating to the day-to-day administration of the clinic law office and its cases, and assume primary responsibility for cases that begin outside of or are not concluded during the academic year. In addition to salary and benefits, the Supervising Attorney is eligible for tuition remission for classes in the LL.M. in Taxation program.
Candidates must have a J.D. degree, be admitted or eligible to practice law in Missouri (i.e., must be a member of the Missouri bar or eligible for admission on motion or as a law teacher without examination pursuant to Missouri Supreme Court Rules 8.10 and 13.06), and be admitted or eligible for admission to the U.S. Tax Court. Candidates should have significant experience practicing tax law, outstanding legal research and writing skills, and promise as a mentor for law students.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Applicants must submit an online application by navigating to https://jobs.wustl.edu/ and searching for job opening number 43920. For fullest consideration, apply by June 1.
In addition to completing the online application, applicants should submit a resume, law school transcript, and brief description of the candidate’s interest and qualifications to: Professor Robert Kuehn, Associate Dean for Clinical Education, Washington University School of Law, One Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1120, St. Louis, MO 63130-4899; firstname.lastname@example.org.