They process incoming documentation sent to us by our clients and help to prepare the clients' files for negotiations with the IRS. They also review and process IRS mail as needed. The interns have also been instrumental in helping the law firm keep pace on work relating to creating the electronic client files.
North Highlands, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2008
For the second year in a row, Roni Deutch, A Professional Tax Corporation has implemented a summer internship program for local students interested in learning about tax law.
"The summer internship program my law firm offers is the perfect way for students hoping to attend law school to get real life experience with tax law," notes Roni Deutch. "By coming to work at my firm, the interns are able to gain prospective on tax law, as well as an opportunity to 'rub shoulders' with, and ask questions of, attorneys who work in tax law."
During the summer months of 2008, four interns worked for Ms. Deutch's law firm. The interns all received two weeks of training before being assigned to one of the firm's legal teams where they performed a variety of tasks related to the preparation of client files for IRS negotiations.
"The interns learned how to perform all the same duties as the full time assistants," notes John Wetenkamp, Senior Attorney at Roni Deutch, A Professional Tax Corporation. "They process incoming documentation sent to us by our clients and help to prepare the clients' files for negotiations with the IRS. They also review and process IRS mail as needed. The interns have also been instrumental in helping the law firm keep pace on work relating to creating the electronic client files."
The internship program lasted the entire summer. Some of the interns were able to work full-time, five days a week, while others chipped in part-time or only for part of the summer. Regardless, all received a lesson in what it takes to provide service to paying clients.
"In school you're always so focused on how a teacher or a judge sees things that it is easy to disregard the perspective of the client and other third parties," continued Wetenkamp. "Working at this firm gives the interns the unique opportunity to see, hear, and experience how the legal process unfolds from the client representative's perspective, as well as the client's perspective. It is important to be able to understand, or at least empathize with, all sides of the issue both in law school and as an attorney."
"I learned a lot about the field of tax law and gained hands on experience with real life tax law," claims Anthony Cummings of California State University - Sacramento. "It has been rewarding to play a part in helping people resolve their tax liabilities. Plus, I really enjoyed working in the law firm's laid back yet productive environment."
"Our practice is very deadline-driven, and the interns have worked hard this summer," continued Wetenkamp. "They have taken some of the pressure off the law firm's full-time employees. I believe this has allowed us to focus a little more time on providing our clients with the outstanding service they deserve."
"Given the program's success," stated Ms. Deutch, "I am looking forward to offering this program in the summers to follow. It gives prospective attorneys a worthwhile experience and guidance, while giving my law firm and our clients dedicated and interested workers. I cannot think of a better trade-off."
"Working at a private law firm before law school makes sense," continued Ms. Deutch. "It gives interns a chance to get their feet wet, experiencing the work environment first hand. It also provides them some perspective of what it is like in the real world before taking the law school plunge."
Millions of people recognize tax attorney Roni Deutch as The Tax Lady. She has been helping taxpayers nationwide resolve their tax liabilities for seventeen years. As an industry leader, she has saved her clients tens of millions of dollars and has helped thousands of families settle their back taxes.
About Roni Deutch, A Professional Tax Corporation
Roni Deutch, A Professional Tax Corporation is a nationally recognized law firm that has been helping clients find solutions to their back tax liabilities for seventeen years. To find out more about the law firm or its IRS tax relief services, visit their website at RoniDeutch.com or call 1-888-TAX-LADY. To learn more about The Tax Lady Roni Deutch you can visit her blog or YouTube profile.
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