Support PDF,DOC,DOCX,TXT,XLS,WPD,HTM,HTML fils up to 5MB
Min Salary/Max Salary
Years of Experience
ProfileAssistant Counsel - Real Estate and Business
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: JD degree required; and 1 year experience in the practice of law in the areas of civil, corporate, real estate transactional, and/or Public Housing Authority law. Experience obtained during law school in a clinical legal program will be considered. Must be licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas to practice law in the State of Texas, remain active with all annual license requirements, and maintain a clear criminal record. Knowledge of organization, operations, policies and procedures. Knowledge of Texas criminal and civil statutes, rules, administrative orders, policies and procedures, and applicable Federal rules and regulations. Knowledge in the application of DHA, HUD, and other federal, state and local laws, codes, regulations, and rules affecting public and assisted housing management programs, real estate development and contracts and procurement law. Knowledge of Texas judicial procedures and rules of evidence. Knowledge of legal precedents and court decisions impacting public housing issues. Knowledge of the duties, powers, authorities and limitations of an in-house attorney. Knowledge of legal research methods, techniques, sources, and databases. Knowledge of legal case management procedures, ethics and techniques. Skill in reviewing and assessing legal issues and documents. Skill in reading, interpreting, understanding and applying legal standards and procedures, applicable Federal rules and regulations, and policies and procedures. Skill in researching and identifying precedence in case law. Skill in verbal and written communication, and exercising judgment and discretion in decision making and negotiations. Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of business software. Skill in establishing cooperative working relationships with employees, attorneys, law enforcement agencies, and other participants in the civil justice process. Skill in effective communication, both verbal and written. Skill in interacting with people of different social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds. Strong analytical and negotiation skills. Knowledge of principles of legal writing, citations, grammar, syntax, etc.