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Criminal Law Attorney / Litigation - General Attorney in Austin, TX

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Company name

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Criminal Law
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

USA Austin, TX

Date Last Verified

Jun 29,2018

Posted on

Apr 12,2018


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Enforcement Attorney IV - Prosecutor The candidate manages a high volume caseload that includes cases under all of the statutes administered by TDLR. Reviews investigative reports related to complaints filed with the Enforcement Division, and decides the manner in which cases will be resolved. Brings cases to final resolution as expeditiously as possible. Researches and interprets statutes, rules, regulations, codes, and administrative records, and analyzes applicability and significance in specific fact situations presented in complaints. Advises investigators regarding evidentiary analysis and avenues of investigation to be pursued, and provides guidance to all Enforcement staff regarding statutes, rules, and enforcement policies. Negotiates settlements of enforcement cases. Represents TDLR in the formal prosecution of enforcement cases in administrative hearings before the State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH). Presents the testimony of witnesses and documentary evidence in accordance with the Texas Rules of Evidence, and makes legally-sound oral arguments. Prepares notices of alleged violation, notices of hearing, letters of proposed license denial, motions, legal briefs, case closing letters, agreed orders, and other appropriate legal documents and correspondence related to enforcement cases. Prepares exceptions to Proposals for Decision as needed, and presents oral argument on contested cases to the Commission. Performs duties in accordance with the Complaint Resolution Procedures Manual, the Enforcement Plan and the Criminal Conviction Guidelines. Consults regularly with other attorneys to ensure consistency in the application of laws, rules, and enforcement policies. Reviews work of other attorneys through a peer review process. Reviews drafts of laws, rules, policies and regulations affecting agency operations. Assists in educating the regulated industries and the public by making appearances before groups and speaking about laws, rules, agency policies, and enforcement actions affecting the subject industries. Attends advisory board meetings and presents information about the activities of the Enforcement Division. Complies with division and/or agency training requirements. Demonstrates a spirit of teamwork, offering positive and constructive ideas, encouragement and support to other members of the staff and team, while upholding the agency’s core values. Keeps management appropriately informed of ongoing activity and critical matters affecting the operation and well-being of the agency. Adheres to all TDLR Personnel Policies and performs other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have Graduation from an accredited law school with an L.L.B. or JD degree. Should be Member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas. Must have 3+ years of litigation experience. Knowledge of programs regulated or to be regulated by TDLR preferred. Experience with regulatory enforcement or criminal prosecution preferred.

Deadline: 17 April 2019.

Additional info

Posting Number: 0401-18

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
P.O. Box 12157
Austin, TX 78711
Fax: 512-475-3377