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Litigation - General Attorney in Dallas, TX

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Company name

Texas Office of the Attorney General

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Dallas, TX

Date Last Verified

Jun 20,2018

Posted on

Jun 12,2018

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Assistant Attorney General I-IV The candidate performs attorney work for the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) 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. OAG employees enjoy excellent benefits along with tremendous opportunities to do important work and make a positive difference in the lives of all Texans. Represents 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:
Assistant Attorney General (AAG) I: 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. Ability: Ability to receive and respond positively to constructive feedback. Ability to work cooperatively with others in a professional office environment. Ability to provide excellent customer service. Ability to arrange for personal transportation for business-related travel. Ability to work more than 40 hours as needed and in compliance with the FLSA. Ability to lift and relocate 30 lbs.
AAG II- All of the functions for an AAG I, plus:
Experience: 1 year of full-time experience as a licensed attorney.
AAG III- All of the functions for an AAG II, plus:
Experience: 1 additional year of full-time experience as a licensed attorney.
AAG IV- All of the functions for an AAG III, PLUS:
Experience: 1 additional year of full-time experience as a licensed attorney.
Experience: 2 years’ experience in handling Family Law cases. Jury Trial Experience.
Experience in handling a high volume legal practice.
Ability to proficiently read, write, and speak Spanish.

Additional info

POSTING NUMBER: 18-0808

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Texas Office of the Attorney General
1412 Main Street,
Suite 810
Dallas, TX 75202