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ProfileAssistant Attorney General IV Duties: The candidate performs attorney work for the Child Support Division. Work involves representing the state’s interest in judicial and administrative matters, and providing legal advice, consultation and technical assistance to the Child Support Program and staff. Represents the State of Texas at legal proceedings to locate, establish, enforce, modify or terminate court orders for child support and medical support. Represents the State of Texas in administrative hearings. Provides legal advice, consultation and technical assistance to the Child Support Program. Develops and delivers training. Performs related work as assigned. Maintains relevant knowledge necessary to perform essential job functions. Attends work regularly in compliance with agreed-upon work schedule. Ensures security and confidentiality of sensitive and/or protected information. Complies with all agency policies and procedures, including those pertaining to ethics and integrity.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited law school with a J.D. degree. Licensed as an attorney by the State of Texas. Member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas. Must have 3 years of full-time experience working in the following (or closely related) fields. Full-time legal experience as a licensed attorney. Knowledge of Family Law and the Texas Family Code. Skill in legal writing, mediation, and negotiation. Skill in serving as a trial lawyer, preparing sound opinions, conducting investigations and performing legal research. Ability to travel (including overnight travel) up to 25%.
Preferred Qualifications: Two years of experience in handling Family Law cases. Jury trial experience. Experience in handling a high volume legal practice. Ability to proficiently read, write, and speak Spanish.
POSTING NUMBER: 18-0446
Texas Office of the Attorney General
6100 Western Place
Fort Worth, TX 76107-4693