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LSC Seeks Applicants for Public Interest Fellowship in Low-Income Taxpayer Advocacy

Tax Law Fellowship Opportunity: The Legal Services Center (LSC) of Harvard Law School seeks to sponsor an applicant for the Christine A. Brunswick Public Service Fellowship offered by the ABA Section of Taxation. The Fellowship funds an attorney position for two years at the host organization and supports advocacy on behalf of low-income taxpayers. Graduating law students, recent law school graduates, and judicial law clerks are eligible to apply for the Fellowship. More information about the Fellowship can be found here.

Deadlines: Applications for the Fellowship are due to the ABA Section of Taxation by November 14, 2014. Any persons interested in applying for Fellowship sponsorship from LSC are encouraged to contact us as soon as possible and well before the ABA deadline.

To Apply for Sponsorship: Please send a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, list of references and writing sample to Laura Johnston, Program Coordinator, LSC, via email to ljohnston[at]law.harvard.edu. General inquiries and questions can also be directed via email to Ms. Johnson.

Low-Income Taxpayer Advocacy: Founded in 2013, LSC’s Pro Bono Low-Income Taxpayer Project connects underserved low-income taxpayers—with a particular focus on low-income veterans and on low-income immigrant communities—to effective representation in IRS tax controversy matters. Leveraging LSC’s community-based location in Boston and LSC’s existing network of partnerships with veterans’ services providers, financial empowerment programs, and organizations serving nearby communities, we engage underserved client populations who otherwise would not have access to representation in tax controversies. We represent low-