The Oregon Department of Justice is seeking applicants for at least two Salem-based attorney positions in the Tax and Finance Section of the General Counsel Division.
The Tax & Finance Section represents the Oregon Department of Revenue, as well as the many other agencies related to state banking and finance. This position is primarily a tax attorney position and offers a diverse and stimulating tax-related practice advising and representing the state’s taxing authority on emerging state and federal tax issues.
The successful applicant will be primarily responsible for providing advice to the Department of Revenue and representing the agency in proceedings in the Oregon Tax Court, the Oregon Supreme Court and occasionally in federal courts, but may also advise and represent other state agencies on tax related issues. In addition, the attorney in this position may be assigned work advising and representing the Oregon Employment Department in unemployment insurance matters, the Oregon Department of Veteran’s Affairs in conservatorship proceedings, and may be assigned other clients and responsibilities.
As its name implies, the Tax and Finance Section’s work generally falls into two substantive areas. On both the tax and finance sides, the section represents clients in administrative proceedings, but its tax litigation practice extends to trial and appellate courts. Tax advice and litigation includes work in a variety of different tax programs, including property tax, personal income tax, corporate income and excise taxes, corporate activity tax, as well as a variety of other state and local taxes. Much of the work of the section’s tax attorneys, including the attorney in this position, involves statutory interpretation and advice, and includes advising the Department of Revenue regarding state and federal constitutional issues, potential or pending legislation and the agency’s administrative rulemaking.
If the work and atmosphere described interests you, give us the opportunity to consider you for this important role. Also, look to our other postings on this site and in Workday Oregon. We hire regularly across the Department. For that reason, check back often. A similar opportunity that you should also check out is linked here: Assistant Attorney General. We are excited to get to know you!
WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, veteran, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age or disability, and is committed to workplace diversity. Employees are expected to understand the agency’s affirmative action goals and objectives and treat everyone with dignity and respect.