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I'd like to become a tax lawyer. How can I do this?

I'm a Junior in an accounting major. After graduating, I plan on working for a BIG 4 (or some other big firm) and then take the CPA exam. Being that I can opt to be in the field of taxes, eventually I'd like to become a tax lawyer. Will passing the CPA beforehand help at all? What is the best route to take if I'd like to become a tax lawyer. All input is appreciated! Thanks!! Also.....what is the nature of the work? Thanks so much!

Asked By: X - 6/4/2009
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You won't want for work as a tax attorney. A B.A. in Accounting, followed by a few years at a Big Four firm will position you very well for law school. Having not worked in accounting myself, I don't know what the best trajectory is before going to law school. I believe it's common in the industry to move between... More
Answered By: Matt - 6/4/2009
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After you get your CPA then go to law school. What you do is try to find ways for companies and rich people to avoid taxes. Then defend them in court if the dodges do not work out.
Answered By: chuckles951 - 6/4/2009
 
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