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Family Law Attorney in Dallas, TX

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Company name

Texas Office of the Attorney General

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Family Law

Years of Experience

1-2 yrs required

Location

Dallas, TX

Date Last Verified

May 07,2018

Posted on

Apr 17,2018

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Child Support - Assistant Attorney General I-IV Duties: The candidate will perform attorney work for the Office of the Attorney General Child Support Division. Will involve in 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. employees enjoy excellent benefits along with tremendous opportunities to do important work and make a positive difference in the lives of all Texans. 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

Qualification: The candidate should have graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree. Should be licensed as an attorney by the State of Texas. Should be ember in good standing with the State Bar of Texas. Knowledge of Family Law and the Texas Family Code is essential. Sh skill in legal writing, mediation, and negotiation; skill in serving as a trial lawyer, preparing sound opinions, conducting investigations and performing legal research; Skill in using a personal computer for word-processing and data entry/retrieval; Skill in handling multiple tasks, prioritizing, and meeting deadlines; Skill in effective oral and written communication; Skill in exercising sound judgment and effective decision making

AAG II- All of the functions for an AAG I, :
Must have 1+ year of full-time experience as a licensed attorney.

AAG III- All of the functions for an AAG II:
Must have 1+ years of additional full-time experience as a licensed attorney.

AAG IV- All of the functions for an AAG III, PLUS:
Must have 1+ additional year of full-time experience as a licensed attorney.

2+ years’ experience in handling Family Law cases is preferred. Jury Trial Experience is preferred.
Experience in handling a high volume legal practice is preferred. Ability to proficiently read, write, and speak Spanish is preferred.

Additional info

POSTING NUMBER: 18-0674

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Texas Office of the Attorney General
1412 Main Street,
Suite 810
Dallas, TX 75202