Hearings and Tax Litigation Intern

Offered By: 
Comptroller of Public Accounts
Job Location: 
Job Location (Other): 
111 East 17th Street, Austin, TX 78774
If "Paid", provide rate: 
3,168.00 (Monthly)
Job Description: 
PLEASE NOTE: All applications must contain complete job histories, which includes job title, dates of employment, name of employer, supervisor's name and phone number and a description of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, your application may be rejected because it is incomplete. Resumes do not take the place of this required information. DIVISION: HEARINGS AND TAX LITIGATION/ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS SECTION GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Perform tasks typical of an attorney in the Administrative Hearings Section. WORK HOURS: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Draft position letters and notices of hearings in preparation of SOAH hearings, and draft or respond to motions during the contested case process. Perform legal research and draft memos recommending action by other agency divisions served by AHS. Attend and observe tax hearings before SOAH, trials and motions in Travis County District Court, and oral arguments before the Austin Court of Appeals or Texas Supreme Court. Meet with taxpayers and their representatives to narrow the disputed issues in a contested case, with the goal of executing a written agreed resolution to settle the case without a hearing. Draft compromise and settlement agreements, and other written agreed resolutions to conclude contested cases. Qualifications Education: Completion of one or more years of law school and in good standing. Complete copies of college transcripts must be furnished to the divisional hiring representative at the time of the interview for positions requiring a college degree, and/or specific educational credits. Experience: None. Preferred Experience: Professional or academic experience in legal research, drafting memos and notices of hearings.
Application Instructions: 
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=00008709&tz=GMT-05:00
Degree Status: 
Contact Information: 
Mary Alice Gonzalez H.R. Specialist | Staffing and Classification Human Resources Division Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts 111 E. 17th Street Austin, TX 78774 (512) 463-6378 maryalice.gonzalez@cpa.texas.gov
Type of Internship: 
Legal Office
TEMPORARY POSITION - Summer Internship position will begin June 1, 2020 and end on August 14, 2020 (40 hours per week). Thank you for considering employment at the Comptroller of Public Accounts! The Comptroller’s office is an equal employment opportunity employer.
Posted By: 
Mary Alice Gonzalez
Expiration Date: 
Friday, May 15, 2020