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Typical Tasks Performed by International Law Practitioners

There is no set list of tasks for an international practitioner as his/her activities depends on specialization, client, and the countr(ies) in which the client operates or desires to operate. Examples of activities may include the following: Determining...

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Types of Legal Content Relied Upon by Bankruptcy Lawyers

· Title 11, United States Code; · Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure; · Local rules and standing orders issued by bankruptcy courts; · Uniform Commercial Code; · Bankruptcy case law from bankruptcy courts...

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So You Want to Practice Bankruptcy Law?

Interested in practicing in the Bankruptcy area? Here’s what you have to look forward to. Stated most generally, bankruptcy lawyers work within the context of persons and entities seeking protection under the Bankruptcy Code. · Debtor...

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Primary Law

Now that you have a better understanding of what tax attorneys do, the next step is to look at the law tax attorneys need to research. Congress - Legislation First and foremost, it’s important to understand that tax law is statutorily defined...

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Where Tax Law Is Practiced

Small Law: Tax law is practiced extensively among firms with 1-20 attorneys. These attorneys often work with small business owners on such issues as the best way to organize and operate the businesses so that they are in full compliance with tax laws...

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Types of Tax Practitioners

In general, tax attorneys and paralegals handle planning issues, which involve arranging an individual’s or business’ future events to minimize taxes. Tax attorneys also deal with tax controversy or litigation, which involves settling a dispute...