Are you a new, mid-level, or partner-level attorney looking for an opportunity to practice in a team-oriented environment with unlimited growth opportunity? Then Midgett Preti Olansen is the law firm for you. We are seeking attorneys with all levels of experience to join our growing law firm with immediate need in the areas of estate planning, probate and trust administration, elder law, corporate transactions, corporate governance, employment law, litigation, IRS and state and local tax audit and tax dispute resolution. You must be a team player, curious, technologically oriented, and intellectually flexible. We offer excellent salary packages for associates, including origination bonuses, profit sharing, health care, dental and long-term care insurance. For partners, we use an easy-to-understand compensation model that allows you to take home a large portion of your origination while avoiding those ugly, year-end compensation disputes. If this sounds good to you, email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are seeking a legal secretary or legal assistant to join our growing Virginia Beach law firm. Compensation is competitive, and benefits include medical, vision, life and disability insurance, and a 401(k) plan.
Answering and responding to client inquiries.
Scheduling appointments for, and maintaining attorney calendars.
Working with attorneys to ensure prompt responses to client communications.
Copying, scanning, and posting of correspondence, including e-mail correspondence, and other documents to client files.
Drafting, proofreading, and revising attorney correspondence to clients.
Experience and Qualifications:
Associate’s degree or equivalent college coursework.
Law firm or professional service firm experience preferred.
Professional demeanor, excellent communication, organizational writing and interpersonal skills.
Strong attention to detail, able to prioritize assignments and work well under pressure.
Advanced proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and Excel is critical, including, document formatting, TOCs, updating spreadsheets and formulas, PPTS, PDFs and flow charts. Experience with QuickBooks a plus.
If you are a highly motivated individual with an active credential (CPA/EA) and excellent communication skills, we need you for the Midgett Preti Olansen tax practice.
As part of the MPO tax practice, you will be responsible for performing complex tax preparation, tax research and tax planning with minimal supervision. This includes preparing fiduciary, individual, estate, gift and corporate tax returns, and providing expert guidance and explanations of tax and technical terms to our clients.
In addition to preparation and planning, you will participate in our federal, state and local government tax audit and examination defense practice which covers the entire process, from the initial Information Document Request through audit, administrative hearings, appeals, and litigation. This also includes helping our clients through the collection process by removing levies, garnishments and liens, amending and correcting previous tax returns, filing delinquent tax returns, filing Offers in Compromise, and negotiating with the IRS and state governments to reduce tax liability and/or establish a reasonable payment plan.
This is a full-time position. Flexible work hours and remote work are both possible. You should expect overtime hours from February 15th through April 15th, including Saturdays as needed.
Required Education and Experience:
CPA certification or Enrolled Agent certification.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent work experience.
Five or more years of tax experience with at least two years of supervising responsibility.
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