Job Details

Litigation - General Attorney in Wichita Falls, TX

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Company name

Texas Department of Family and Protective Services

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Wichita Falls, TX

Date Last Verified

Jul 27,2018

Posted on

Mar 12,2018

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Profile

Legal CPS Regional Attorney IV The candidate advises staff on legal matters and interprets laws, regulations, and policies. Advises county and district attorneys on legal matters, and interprets laws, regulations, and policies. Provides agency representation in court cases. Prepares cases for trial and handles the trial on most cases. Provides legal training to agency staff and the legal community. Coordinates specialized legal efforts with appropriate experts. Prepares or supervises the preparation of legal opinions, briefs, legal pleadings, and reports. Performs other duties as assigned and required to maintain unit operations. Assists in formulating, establishing, and coordinating office systems. Promotes, monitors, and ensures that respect is demonstrated for cultural diversity. Attends work regularly in accordance with agency leave policy. Licensed to practice law in the State of Texas, and in good standing with the State Bar of Texas is needed. Graduated from an accredited law school is needed. Licensed to practice law in the State of Texas and in good standing with the State Bar of Texas is needed. Should have 2+ years of experience in the practice of law. Third year practice certification may be substituted for one year of the required experience is needed. Knowledge of family law and civil practice. Ability to synthesize the law, administrative rules, agency policies and goals, and best practice recommendations to reach an appropriate interpretation is needed. Ability to convey complex legal ideas and instructions clearly to staff is essential. Ability to develop and maintain professional working relationships with agency staff and the legal community is needed.

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Additional info

Posting Number: 373304

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
925 Lamar Street
Suite 1800
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
Phone: 888-894-4747