Andrew J. VanSingel is the Director of the Low Income Tax Clinic at Prairie State Legal Services, Inc. where he is responsible for all Clinic activities, including client representation, supervision of interns and volunteers, community outreach, staff training, and grant preparation and reporting. Mr. VanSingel is admitted to practice in Illinois, New York, and the United States Tax Court. Mr. VanSingel is also the Vice Chair of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel, a Federal Advisory Committee comprised of 75 individuals dedicated to making systemic improvements to the IRS. Mr. VanSingel received his undergraduate degree from Western Michigan University in 2006, and his J.D., cum laude from Touro Law Center in 2010. Mr. VanSingel is also involved in the American Bar Association, and holds leadership positions in both the Section of Taxation (Vice Chair, Pro Bono & Tax Clinics Committee) and in the Young Lawyers Division (Director, Disaster Legal Services Program). He is also a member of the Board of Directors for Community Support Services, Inc., which provides services to individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Mr. VanSingel is deeply involved with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program, and created the Will County Low Income Tax Assistance Coalition (LITAC) which operates a VITA clinic and provides financial literacy services to Will County residents, and he also volunteers yearly with Ladder Up, a Chicago based VITA Clinic.
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