Work hard while studying law and have a good understanding of it in general. Try to take more subjects on the subject of taxation in the optional subjects as this will create an insight in the field. Study well and learn the ropes as law is one of the fields where bookish knowledge may actually surpass the value of practical experience. If you know the law, you can plead a case with relative ease.
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Don’t get the wrong idea that you do not need experience; it will hone your skills further. Work with a taxation lawyer whenever you get a chance as an intern during your college time. This will allow you to see how the practice is done. Study the cases that the layer is currently undertaking well and see how the proceedings take place.
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Look for forums related with taxation lawyers and join them. You probably will have a society at your college with lawyers and students related to that field being the members. It will also not be a bad idea to join other clubs at your college, even some political club as this will not only enhance your knowledge but will also add to your confidence.
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Get Your License
You will need to pass the bar exam in your state to get a license. Every State will have a different program so make sure that you adhere to the local requirements. If there is any need of practical experience before you can practice taxation on your own, make sure you get that. Starting your career right is probably the most crucial part for you as a taxation lawyer.
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