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Litigation - General Attorney / Litigation - Health Care Attorney in Austin, TX

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Company name

Texas Office of the Attorney General

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial
Litigation - Health Care

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

USA Austin, TX

Date Last Verified

Mar 13,2018

Posted on

Mar 12,2018

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Assistant Attorney General I-IV The candidate performs moderate to complex legal work for the Civil Medicaid Fraud Division of the Office of the Attorney General, a state agency with over 4000 employees throughout the State of Texas. Work involves extensive drafting of pleadings and discovery responses in both state and federal courts throughout the nation, both independently and in coordination with other attorneys. Work involves complex civil litigation and enforcement actions under the Texas Medicaid Fraud Prevention Act, including conducting all aspects of discovery and preparing cases for jury trials. Assists in monitoring pending cases in which the State has declined to intervene. Analyzes factual and legal issues and develops evidence for filing of civil Medicaid fraud cases; reviews documentation from client agencies and other resources; and may initiate and conduct civil Medicaid fraud and related law investigations, including directing investigator activity. Prepares legal briefs, pleadings and other legal documents in coordination with other AAGs; drafts defensive discovery responses; performs legal research and reports findings and conclusions; and represents the Office of the Attorney General before state or federal district and appellate courts. 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

Qualifications:
For Assistant Attorney General I: Must have graduation from an accredited law school and licensed to practice law in Texas. Member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas is required. Should have 1+ year full-time experience as a licensed attorney. Knowledge of law and legal principles and practices relevant to Civil Medicaid Fraud is required. Skill in working under pressure and cooperatively with other attorneys, supervisors, investigators and support staff is must. Skill in using a computer for word-processing and data entry/retrieval is essential.

For Assistant Attorney General II: Must have graduation from an accredited law school and licensed to practice law in Texas. Member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas is required. Should have 1+ year full-time experience as a licensed attorney. 1+ year full-time litigation experience is needed. Knowledge of law and legal principles and practices relevant to Civil Medicaid Fraud is required. Skill in working under pressure and cooperatively with other attorneys, supervisors, investigators and support staff is must. Skill in using a computer for word-processing and data entry/retrieval is essential.

For Assistant Attorney General III: Must have graduation from an accredited law school and licensed to practice law in Texas. Member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas is required. Should have 1+ year full-time experience as a licensed attorney. 2+ year full-time litigation experience is needed. Knowledge of law and legal principles and practices relevant to Civil Medicaid Fraud is required. Skill in working under pressure and cooperatively with other attorneys, supervisors, investigators and support staff is must. Skill in using a computer for word-processing and data entry/retrieval is essential.

Assistant Attorney General IV: Must have graduation from an accredited law school and licensed to practice law in Texas. Member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas is required. Should have 1+ year full-time experience as a licensed attorney. 1+ year full-time litigation experience is needed. Knowledge of law and legal principles and practices relevant to Civil Medicaid Fraud is required. Skill in working under pressure and cooperatively with other attorneys, supervisors, investigators and support staff is must. Skill in using a computer for word-processing and data entry/retrieval is essential.
All of the above qualifications for AAG III, PLUS:

Preferred qualifications: Experience: Working on complex civil litigation in both state and federal courts. Experience: Summation, Concordance, or Relativity legal review software. Knowledge of law, legal principles, and practices relevant to civil Medicaid fraud statutes. Knowledge of Texas Rules of Civil procedure, Texas Rules of Evidence, Federal Rules of Procedure, and Federal Rules of Evidence. Familiarity with Texas and Federal case law regarding discovery and pleading.

Additional info

POSTING NUMBER: 18-0568

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Texas Office of the Attorney General
209 W. 14th. St.
7th Floor
Austin, TX 78701