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Assistant Attorney General I-iii

Company name

Texas Office of the Attorney General

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Jan 27,2020

Posted on

Oct 14,2019

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Pharr, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Assistant Attorney General I-iii
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. Represent 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

The candidate should have following qualifications:
AAG I: Graduation from high school or equivalent. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; experience in the following (or closely related) fields may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis:
Education: Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree
Licensed as an attorney by the State of Texas. Must be member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas. Knowledge of Family Law and the Texas Family Code is required.
Skills: 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 the above minimum qualifications for an AAG I, plus:
Experience: 1 year of full-time experience working in the following (or closely related) fields: Full-time legal experience as a licensed attorney
AAG III: All the above minimum qualifications for an AAG II, plus:
Experience: One additional year of full-time experience working in the following (or closely related) fields: Full-time legal experience as a licensed attorney,
Should preferably have 2 years experienced in handling Family Law cases. Jury Trial Experience is desired. Should preferably have Experience in handling a high volume legal practice. Must have ability to proficiently read, write, and speak Spanish.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Texas Office of the Attorney General
3508 N. Jackson Rd
Suite 1000
Pharr, TX 78577

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