A special thank you to Kelly Phillips Erb (@TaxGirl), a tax attorney, teacher, writer, and Senior Editor for Forbes, for sharing with Legal Career Central (@abalcc) her exciting career path and introducing us to how exciting a career in tax law can be on Monday, April 10, 2017 at 2pm ET.
Kelly received her JD and LL.M Taxation from Temple University School of Law in Philadelphia and started blogging about tax law on www.taxgirl.com. 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.
Check out the recap below or on twitter by looking up the hashtag #LegalCareerChat. Kelly discussed what it’s like to practice in tax law, her career path, tips for setting yourself up for a career in tax law, how she’s leveraged the use of Twitter, and answered a few questions from chat participants.