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As tax day approaches, talk about tax law careers with a Kelly Phillips Erb

Legal Career Chat

Join ABA Legal Career Central (@abalcc) for its next #LegalCareerChat with Kelly Phillips Erb (@TaxGirl) – a tax attorney, teacher, writer, and Senior Editor for Forbes – on Monday, April 10 at 2 p.m. EDT.

Kelly received her JD and LL.M in Taxation from Temple University School of Law in Philadelphia and started blogging about tax law on Since then, she has written on tax law for Reuters, Time, and AOL’s WalletPop, and her ability to explain taxes in plain English was tapped by Esquire, National Public Radio’s Marketplace, CBS Radio’s Marketwatch, Inc., and the Philadelphia Inquirer. She was interviewed in a documentary movie, An Inconvenient Tax, and has written two books: Ask the TaxGirl: Everything Parents Should Know About Filing Taxes and Home, Sweet Rental: Busting The Hype Of Homeownership, together with Forbes where she is now a Senior Editor.

How it works

Log on to Twitter on April 10 at 2pm ET and follow the questions with hashtag #LegalCareerChat to discuss with Kelly what it’s like to practice in tax law and how she’s leveraged the use of Twitter. She’ll share her career path, tips for setting yourself up for a career in tax law, and answer a few questions from chat participants.

See past Twitter Chats recapped here. For exposure to more legal practice areas, check out ABA Legal Career Central’s free Career Choice Series webinars.

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