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ProfileAssistant Attorney General I Duties: The candidate conducts investigations, performs legal research, and prepares motions, including pleadings, briefs, memoranda, and other legal documents. Represents state law enforcement agencies, officials and employees in defense of lawsuits involving, to, civil rights, employment, tort, and religious liberties disputes in both. state and federal court. Prepares and tries cases in state and federal courts in defense of state agencies and state employees. Provides excellent client service and functions well with other attorneys and staff within a dynamic office environment. Provides legal advice, counsel, and assistance to client state agencies and law enforcement entities. 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
Qualification: The candidate should have Graduation from an accredited law school with a J.D. degree. Should be licensed as an attorney by the State Bar of Texas. Member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas is essential. Must have skill in conducting legal research; Skill in handling multiple tasks, prioritizing, and meeting deadlines; Skill in effective oral and written communication [Writing sample required prior to interview, if selected; Skill in exercising sound judgment and effective decision making; Skill in using a computer for word-processing and data entry/retrieval, including various applications as such Word, Westlaw, spreadsheets and database software. Exceptional academic credential is preferred. Law Review and/or post-graduation judicial clerkship is preferred. Experience in mock trial and/or moot court is preferred.
POSTING NUMBER: 18-0623 Send resume, letter of interest; Law school transcript (unofficial copy is acceptable); and Writing sample.
Texas Office of the Attorney General
300 West 15th Street
Austin, TX 78701