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State and Local Tax - Summer Law Clerk

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Summer Internship

Accounting & Tax, LegalAtlanta


  • Bennett Thrasher (“BT”) has an opening for a State and Local Tax – Summer Law Clerk.  Working as part of a team to add value for clients, the SALT Summer Law Clerk will build and manipulate Excel models and research and communicate (both written and orally) about SALT matters.


  • Second or Third Year Law Student
  • General knowledge of tax agency procedure - primarily IRS and GA-DOR
  • General understanding of local government tax dispute procedures
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong commitment to professional and client service excellence
  • Time management, organizational and prioritization skills

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Third Year
Second Year

Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax


  • Develops effective working relationships with clients and firm associates by providing high quality service and work product in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Models cooperation and teamwork by listening to the objectives of the client and adjusting quickly to changing business needs. Consults with clients to ensure all avenues for the desired tax issue resolution are fully considered.
  • Participates in client meetings professionally and confidently.
  • Assists in identifying potential tax-related procedural steps during planning of engagement.
  • With appropriate guidance, develops effective solutions to client issues based on understanding of IRS, state, and local tax procedure.
  • Communicates with the IRS and other state authorities in a professional and accurate manner.
  • Exceptional writing skills to write responses relative to disputed tax agency actions.
  • Accurately performs technical research and presents responses to tax agency issues clearly, succinctly, and in keeping with the basic legal writing format when applicable (i.e. IRAC).
  • Conducts research, analysis, and development of case-related facts and information and applies the applicable law/procedures in the case resolution process.
  • Contributes and supports new ideas, methods, and procedures.
  • Champions the use of technology to advance business objectives.
  • Represents the Firm’s culture, both internally and externally, with professionalism.
  • Actively seeks to continuously refine technical skills by utilizing outside reading, studying and professional growth techniques.


Work type

Full time

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