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Tax Lawyer from India Describes Her LSC Federal Tax Clinic Experience

Varsha Bhattacharya L.L.M. ’18  is a tax lawyer hailing from India who previously dealt primarily with corporate clients and is now getting an L.L.M. degree at Harvard Law. As a student  in LSC’s Federal Tax Clinic, she not only needed to learn an entirely new body of tax law and administrative proceedings, she also found herself working with low-income individuals rather than corporations.   As she notes:  “A lot about getting the work right lies in caring about the client. The moment I call a client, hear their story, and feel a direct connection with them, as their representative I feel a greater responsibility to give them the best chance in their cases.”  Learn more