Temporary Attorney I-ii
The candidate will perform highly complex attorney work for the Office of Policy Development Counsel in the General Counsel Division, including planning and organizing work, drafts administrative rules, examining and preparing legal documents, providing legal advice and opinions, assisting staff with administrative hearings, and interpreting laws and regulations. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment in collaborating with subject-matter experts to research and draft rules and prepare orders, memoranda, briefs, and other documents. Coordinates and researches, analyzes, and drafts administrative rules and orders; coordinates and advises staff on legal matters, including the interpretation and application of agency regulations, and state and federal laws; Coordinates and assists staff with administrative and regulatory hearings; May analyze proposed legislation; and graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor (J.D.) or Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree; must have licensure as an attorney to practice law in the State of Texas; Should have good standing as a member of the State Bar of Texas; and 6 months to 2 years of experience with rule writing, policy development, or experience related to the posted position. Law clerk experience can be counted toward the legal experience.Preferences for this position include: experience in drafting rules and legislation; experience with insurance law; and experience with life and health insurance regulation, property and casualty insurance regulation, or administrative law.
he position will end on or before August 31, 2021.