The Chief of the Civil Trial Section, Southwestern Region, Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice, manages a staff of approximately 20 attorneys and 8 support staff, and oversees litigation in Texas and New Mexico. The Chief advises trial attorneys as to policy, procedure, and substantive case preparation, development, and strategy; reviews case documents; and makes final Section recommendations with respect to appeal and compromise recommendations in cases pending in the Section. The Chief personally supervises or handles tax cases of the greatest magnitude and importance. The Chief is personally involved in hiring for the Division, assessing training and professional development needs of the Section's employees, and working with the Division's Office of Training and others to develop and implement training and other developmental programs. He or she promotes an inclusive culture within the Section and Division and works collaboratively to meet Division and Departmental diversity and inclusion goals. The Chief ensures that attorneys and other section employees operate within Section budget constraints and comply with all government recordkeeping requirements (financial and otherwise) and with Division and Department litigating policies and procedures. The Chief represents the Division at, or independently participates in, conferences and other gatherings sponsored by the bench and bar. The Chief is personally responsible for keeping the Assistant Attorney General and the appropriate Deputy Assistant Attorneys General timely and fully informed about issues, positions being considered, and procedural developments in pending Section cases that may have precedential or policy implications. Except for important or precedential matters, however, the Chief normally receives only general instructions from the Assistant Attorney General and the appropriate Deputy Assistant Attorneys General.
The Tax Division is seeking a highly skilled counselor and trial attorney with significant federal litigation experience and strong administrative and management ability to serve as Chief of the Civil Trial Section's Southwestern Region, Dallas, Texas. This position offers a great opportunity to contribute to the development and implementation of tax administration and enforcement. Become a member of our team, where you can achieve your career goals and dreams and apply your skills and talents to our important mission.
The Tax Division seeks to create a work environment and organizational culture that reflect the diversity of American society and that foster the success of every employee by appreciating and building upon the skills, experiences, and uniqueness that each employee brings to the workplace. We place a high value on diversity of experience and cultural perspective and encourage resumes from all interested eligible candidates.
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