Job Details

Counsel I

Company name

Massachusetts Department of Children & Families (DCF)

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Job Type


Valid Through

Dec 25,2019

Posted on

Sep 11,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 63781 to 92382 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Worcester, MA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Counsel I
The candidate will be responsible to Interprets laws, court decisions and opinions, rules and regulations applicable to the agency. Prepares and litigates custody, termination of parental rights and guardianship court cases. Prepares petitions, affidavits, memorandum of law, discovery motions, findings of fact and other legal documents for agency court involved cases. Prepares opinions and advises clinical agency staff on legal procedures and requirements for agency cases which are pending in the courts. Conducts training of agency staff on legal issues pertaining to agency work, litigation processes, changes to law, regulation or policy, or other topics as needed. Assists in preparing appellate briefs, orders, opinions, rules and regulations related to the administration and enforcement of laws within the jurisdiction of the agency. Must have a Juris Doctor (JD) degree, admission to the Massachusetts Bar and some experience in legal research, legal writing, and legal procedures and processes.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Massachusetts Department of Children & Families (DCF)
13 Sudbury St
Worcester, MA 01609

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