Law Office of Pietro Canestrelli, a Tax Controversy Boutique, APC
Location: Temecula, California
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Juris Doctor
Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k other fringe benefits
2 openings available.
We are seeking a detail-oriented, perceptive, enthusiastic Associate Attorney with 0-3 years of experience for a fast-growing law firm in Temecula to assist with managing a diverse portfolio of matters including business and tax. You will be required to assist in legal research, document drafting, and completing projects in a variety of practice areas. You will be required to interact with clients to gather information and send updates and reminders. To be successful in this firm you must be a multi-tasker and complete tasks in a timely manner. You must be able to work well with a team and be able collaborate and communicate effectively and positively.
We have a “team first” culture. We value our team and want to ensure they are taken care of first. By providing for our team first, we know our team will feel well cared, satisfied and happy. Thereby producing a higher caliber of work which translates to happier clients.
We approach managing our staff with a coaching management style.Our style issimilar to a sports team management. We are dedicated to coaching our team and to ongoing training and development. We try to identify what motivates each staff member to succeed. We work to recognize each staff members unique strengths and weaknesses to determine how to help them become better professionals. We push staff to complete more challenging tasks that will further develop their strengths and talents and improve any areas of opportunity. We set and follow these standards ourselves and are constantly working to improve ourselves.
The Associate Attorney will answer directly to the Senior Attorney assigned to a particular case.
Duties of the Associate Attorney include but are not limited to the following:
Discuss cases and negotiate with taxing authorities;
Review and revise documents and tax collection forms;
Conduct research using legislation, case law, and other legal texts as sources;
Draft legal documents, including letters, petitions, business documents and estate planning documents;
Represent clients at meetings, hearings, and at trial;
Interact with clients;
Inform your Senior Attorney about developments in each case;
Keep confidential records and tax information for clients;
Understand basic finance and accounting principles;
Evaluate and assess complicated tax issues;
Work well with legal assistants, Senior Attorneys and other staff members; and,
Report on hours spent on each assignment.
To apply for this position:
Send your CV, a short writing sample (5 pages max) that includes your background, experiences and why you think you are a good fit for this position firstname.lastname@example.org as well as 3 references with phone number and email.
Candidate must have a J.D. degree and be an active member in good standing of the California Bar with 0 – 5 years of experience. LLM in Taxation preferred.